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2019-02-19T08:38:00Z

What is your experience regarding pricing and costs for Sonatype Nexus Lifecycle?

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

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

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Top 5Real User

I don't know anything about the pricing. I know that our license is the most encompassing one you can get. It includes the IQ server (Lifecyle, Firewall) and the Repository Manager Pro. Firewall is really useful for us to keep an eye on our proxy repositories for vulnerabilities. That's another layer of helping us make sure that we don't have vulnerable products. The expense is justifiable because of the potential to save a company a lot of money in lawsuits and risks from having vulnerable packages in their applications.

2020-07-05T09:38:00Z
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Top 10Real User

I'm not familiar with the pricing in detail, but I believe it was pretty reasonably priced, compared to the market.

2020-07-05T09:38:00Z
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Top 10Real User

Lifecycle, to the best of my recollection, had the best pricing compared with other solutions.

2020-07-02T10:06:00Z
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Top 10Real User

I'm not involved in the financial aspects, but I don't think it's overly expensive. We use the professional version. There's an open-source version that would cost us next to nothing, but we do use the professional version.

2020-03-03T08:47:00Z
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Top 5Real User

In addition to the license fee for IQ Server, you have to factor in some running costs. We use AWS, so we spun up an additional VM to run this. If the database is RDS that adds a little bit extra too. Of course someone could run it on a pre-existing VM or physical server to reduce costs. I should add that compared to the license fee, the running costs are so minimal they had no effect on our decision to use IQ Server. The license fee may be a bit harder for startups to justify. But it will save you a headache later as well as peace of mind. Additionally, it shows your own customers that you value security stuff and will protect yourselves from any licensing issues, which is good marketing too.

2020-03-01T06:37:00Z
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Top 5Real User

We pay yearly.

2020-02-27T06:23:00Z
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Top 5Real User

We pay on a yearly basis.

2020-02-19T08:48:00Z
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Top 10Real User

The price is good. We certainly get a lot more in return. However, it's also hard to get the funds to roll out such a product for the entire firm. Therefore, pricing has been a limiting factor for us. However, it's a fair price, and I'm confident that we can sell this story appropriately.

2020-01-19T06:38:00Z
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Our licensing is bundled. We pay a single licensing cost for both Nexus OSS and Nexus Lifecycle together. So I'm not sure what the individual costs would be. We bought both Nexus Repo - we're using Nexus 2.0 and Nexus 3.0 - and Nexus Lifecycle.

2019-07-08T07:42:00Z
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Top 20Real User

Pricing is decent. It's not horrible. It's middle-of-the-road, as far as our ranking goes. They're a little bit more but that's also because they provide more. They put more manpower and time into their research - the details on their findings and the way they bring those to the surface. They offer some more features that others don't have, so I understand why it's a little bit more. They were pretty good with us on pricing, working through it.

2019-06-27T08:13:00Z
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Real User

Pricing is comparable with some of the other products. We are happy with the pricing.

2019-06-27T06:06:00Z
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Real User

We're pretty happy with the price, for what it is delivering for us and the value we're getting from it.

2019-03-06T07:41:00Z
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Real User

Its pricing is competitive within the market. It's not very cheap, it's not very expensive.

2019-02-24T10:18:00Z
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Real User

The licensing is okay. Compared to IBM, Sonatype is good.

2019-02-19T08:38:00Z
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