2018-08-02T11:48:00Z

What is your experience regarding pricing and costs for IDERA ER Studio?


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We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

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It is priced fairly. It's around the same as erwin and other competitors' costs.

2018-11-28T08:48:00Z
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Top 20Real User

I think the pricing matches what we get from the product. It is good value. Licensing is a bit of a complicated process because there are three different types of licenses and sometimes it's a bit confusing. For example, when we had to reinstall Windows, and they had to contact support so that they reissue the license for me, that was not easy. It would be easier if I had the number and I could use that number for the computer, somehow. It should connect to the hardware, not to Windows. Because each time I need to update Windows, they need to contact support to reissue licenses or switch to another type of license. They mention that there are additional charges for this. It's not an easy process for users. It should be way easier.

2018-11-01T11:57:00Z
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Real User

Pricing is expensive and on the higher-end.

2018-10-29T15:46:00Z
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Real User

I don't know enough about what the pricing is for other choices out there. I've only really worked on this one tool.

2018-09-09T05:40:00Z
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Real User

I find the renewal fee is a little higher, but as a single user, at this point, I'm not finding that to be difficult. In the future, if we want to increase the number of users, maybe we will have to pay too much. I would have to see the server version. At this point, I'm using an individual Developer Edition. In the case of the server edition with four or five users, I don't know how the licensing goes. As an individual user, the renewal is a little costly.

2018-08-16T08:28:00Z
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Real User

I feel the product's pricing is a good value.

2018-08-09T06:47:00Z
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Real User

Pricing is on point, but do your due diligence - not every developer needs the tool.

2018-08-09T06:47:00Z
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Real User

I'm a firm believer that all software is overpriced these days but, comparatively speaking, I think ER/Studio is worth the money. We have to use the Enterprise License Center, what used to be AppWave, and I hate it. We've got concurrent user licenses for ER/Studio, but we also use it for the Embarcadero RAD Studio. We're in a multi-user environment where we have federal users who work here in headquarters, we have contract users who work in their offices, we have contract users who work from home. In order to get the Enterprise License Center to work, they have to be on our network, at least temporarily, to get the License Center to recognize the software and set up. It's a battle every time, trying to get somebody's license renewed or upgraded. There needs to be a better way.

2018-08-07T13:21:00Z
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Real User

I am not involved in the pricing. We have one person who does that. so I have no knowledge of what it is. We have some individual licenses and then we have a concurrent license. And it's been working fine.

2018-08-05T06:48:00Z
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Real User

The licensing could be a little bit more flexible. The issue we face is that it is kind of complex the way the keys are set up. I'm not sure if it's by design, but let's say you have to install a product on a test system. You have to get a trial license key, even though you have been a loyal customer for two years. It's just very difficult to again request an additional key and then go through all the setup. It could be much simpler. The way we update the licenses is also a complex. I have to register the keys every time. And when we do it online there can be errors so we have to go to the workaround to be able to work on the data. The process of licensing could be much simpler, from our experience.

2018-08-02T11:48:00Z
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