Ontrack PowerControls licensing options

Select from a variety of flexible configurations including data capacity, licence period, servers and simultaneous sessions.

All licensing models can be configured for use within Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint and SQL environments in any combination. Maintenance is required with each licensing model, except some term licences and subscriptions.

Licence models

Subscription licences are configured for a specified data capacity or server count and operate on a yearly billing period, up to a three year term. These licences are designed for large enterprises with capacity needs starting at 7,500 mailboxes available in tiers of 5,000 mailboxes up to 100,000 mailboxes. 20 terabytes of SharePoint capacity is available as an add-on to the subscription price. Subscription licenses may not be used for commercial or financial gain including, but not limited to, using it for technical or consulting services.

Term licences are configured for specific features, a specified data capacity or number of servers and a number of months to match the needs and size of your environment. Configurations begin at 100 mailboxes for Exchange environments, 0.5 terabytes for SharePoint environments or one SQL Server instance. Term licences are not restricted by number of simultaneous sessions. Term licenses are ideal for those who are managing their own corporate production systems within their own establishments. Term licences are for internal use only and may not be used for commercial or financial gain including, but not limited to, using it for technical or consulting services.

Perpetual licences are configured for specific features and a specified data capacity to match the needs and size of your environment. Configurations begin at 100 mailboxes for Exchange environments, 0.5 terabytes for SharePoint environments or one SQL server instance. Perpetual licences are not restricted by licence period or number of simultaneous sessions. Perpetual licences are ideal for those who are managing their own corporate production/development systems within their own establishments. Perpetual licences are for internal use only and may not be used for commercial or financial gain including, but not limited to, using it for technical or consulting services.

Commercial licences are configured for a specified data capacity, licence period and number of simultaneous sessions. Configurations range from one, two, or three year licence periods including one or more simultaneous sessions. A one month licence period is available to consultants and service providers working on a project for an end customer/client. A common Commercial licence configuration includes a one year licence period with unlimited data capacity with one simultaneous session. Commercial licences are easy to move around and are ideal for lab environments or mobile technicians where you want flexibility that can be tailored to fit a certain project or other specific budgetary or usage cycle. Commercial Licenses may be used for commercial or financial gain such as providing recovery, restoration, and ediscovery services to your end clients.

Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) licensing is available to companies for integration into server, storage, or backup solutions. OEM licensing includes features such as private-label branding and other customisations which can enable a more seamless and integrated offering. OEM licensing requires a multi-year distribution agreement and can be customised to meet your needs with respect to product features, pricing model, distribution, fulfilment, reporting, and billing.

Definitions

The sum of all mailboxes contained in Microsoft Exchange database files (EDB and log files). Archive mailboxes and public folders are supported, but do not count towards the mailbox total.

The sum of all Microsoft SharePoint content database file sizes including log files (MDB and log files).

The sum of all Microsoft SQL Server instances, virtual or physical for production, development, test, staging and QA environments for any year (2005, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2014, etc.) or edition (Enterprise, Business Intelligence, Express or Standard) of Microsoft SQL Server.

Commercial licences are configured for a specified data capacity, licence period and number of simultaneous sessions. Configurations range from one, two, or three year licence periods including one or more simultaneous sessions. A one month licence period is available to consultants and service providers working on a project for an end customer/client. A common Commercial licence configuration includes a one year licence period with unlimited data capacity with one simultaneous session. Commercial licences are easy to move around and are ideal for lab environments or mobile technicians where you want flexibility that can be tailored to fit a certain project or other specific budgetary or usage cycle. Commercial Licenses may be used for commercial or financial gain such as providing recovery, restoration, and ediscovery services to your end clients.

Licence capacity enforcement only allows an Exchange EDB or SharePoint MDF to be opened each time if it is equal to or less than the licenced capacity (number or mailboxes or content database terabytes). This licensing method is also known as point in time enforcement.

Licence capacity enforcement is cumulative for mailboxes or SharePoint terabytes each time EDBs or MDFs are opened. Once the cumulative count nearly approaches the licenced amount, the user is notified and they have the option to purchase a larger licence. The PC or server running Ontrack PowerControls must have a connection to the internet for online licensing. See the user guides for more information.

The duration (number of hours, months or years) a licence is configured to operate. The licence period begins when the licence is created and expires at the end of the specified licence period.

The number of computers that can simultaneously operate Ontrack PowerControls when using a single licence.

Sales and Payment Terms

Terms/type of licence

Licence term: Perpetual licences are licenced on a perpetual basis. A Commercial, OEM, Term or Subscription licence may be used for the period of time noted in the Software Contract and may be renewed prior to the expiration of such term.

Maintenance term: Unless otherwise indicated herein, the initial term of Software Maintenance will commence upon the Date of Order set forth in the Software Contract and shall continue for one (1) year. Upon expiration of the initial term, Software Maintenance must be renewed (on a one to three year term) in order to continue to receive Maintenance cover.

Software maintenance includes:

  • Telephone and email support Monday - Friday, 8:00am - midnight UK time, excluding national holidays
  • Access to an online product knowledgebase for self-support
  • Free software version upgrades whilst covered by a valid maintenance term

Payment terms

  • Customer agrees to pay the total amount approved in the Software Contract. Unless terms are provided to the contrary, payment is due and payable in advance of delivery of the Software.  In the event terms are granted with credit approval, software purchases may be invoiced. In such cases, sums are due and payable Net 30 days from date of invoice.
  • Customer can issue a purchase order, pay by company cheque, credit card or bank wire transfer. Kroll Ontrack’s acknowledgment of Customer’s purchase order shall not be deemed or constitute acceptance of any different or additional terms and conditions contained within or accompanying such purchase order.
  • Licence fees are non-refundable

Acceptance

Upon Customer’s approval of the Software Contract, the parties agree the Software Contract will be binding on both parties and Kroll Ontrack is authorised to proceed with electronic delivery of the Software.

Customer’s acceptance of the End User License Agreement  (the “EULA”) that is embedded in the Software constitutes acceptance of the Software. Customer shall be licenced to use the Software under the terms and conditions of the EULA and in accordance with the Software Contract and any applicable user documentation.

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