This article describes the difference between a subscription license and a perpetual license for PGP software.
A PGP Subscription License entitles the customer to use the designated PGP software during the subscription period designated on the order, typically 1 year. Customers choosing Subscription Licenses receive the current version of PGP software and all Upgrades and Updates to the licensed software during the subscription period. Subscription Licenses are available for the following products:
PGP Desktop Corporate
PGP Desktop Professional
PGP Desktop Storage
PGP Desktop Email
PGP Desktop NetShare
PGP Command Line
PGP Universal Server
A PGP Perpetual License with Software Insurance entitles the customer to use the designated PGP software indefinitely, plus receive all Upgrades and Updates to the licensed software during the valid Software Insurance period; Software Insurance must be renewed annually. A Perpetual License with Software Insurance is available for new PGP Desktop, PGP Universal Server, and PGP Command Line products.
A PGP Software Insurance License Renewal entitles a customer with a Perpetual License with expiring Software Insurance to continue to receive Software Upgrades and Software Updates during the term of the renewed Software Insurance, typically 1 year.
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