Ashlar Subscription Advantage Program for CAD & 3D Modeling
ASAP is a premium service and technology subscription program for Ashlar-Vellum CAD and 3D modeling software products. It is specially designed for customers with many licenses, larger companies and companies with strictly scheduled budgets and/or long purchasing cycles.
For many users, purchasing a subscription contract allows them to maintain their CAD and 3D modeling software at the newest version with minimal hassle. ASAP gives them immediate access to all updates and upgrades without having to go through a lengthy purchasing process.
ASAP includes free updates and upgrades for all CAD and 3D modeling products covered by the ASAP membership plus comprehensive support. Ashlar ASAP includes:
- Free updates and upgrades.
- Priority response for US technical support.
- Priority consideration for enhancement requests.
Ashlar’s ASAP service is sold on a yearly basis through our resellers and web-store. ASAP is primarily intended as a simple way for our customers to insure that they are running the most current versions of our software without having to go through a purchasing cycle at the time of a software upgrade’s release.
Ashlar ASAP can be ordered as an electronic delivery only, or as a combination of electronic delivery and UPS or Postal Service delivery of a physical CD and documentation update kit for US and Canadian customers. Our international distributors may offer physical delivery options appropriate to their geography.
Frequently asked questions about ASAP
Q: What is the Ashlar Subscription Advantage Program?
A: ASAP is primarily a budgeting option for updates and upgrades. ASAP includes free updates and upgrades for all products covered by the membership and priority consideration for enhancement requests.
Q: Why should I buy ASAP now instead of just purchasing my upgrades as they come out?
A: ASAP is a great option for larger companies and companies with strictly scheduled budgets and/or long purchasing cycles. For many users, purchasing a subscription contract allows them to maintain their software at the newest version with minimal hassle. ASAP gives them immediate access to all updates and upgrades without having to go through a lengthy purchasing process.
Q: Is it more cost effective to buy upgrades individually or through the ASAP program?
A: ASAP is appropriately priced for the convenience it provides. Depending on the development cycle in any given year, an annual contract may be more or less cost effective. However, ASAP contracts are designed to provide convenience and superior account management to companies committed to maintaining current software. ASAP members receive upgrades prior to general release. This is especially valuable in companies where a central administrator maintains a number of licenses.