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Express-C: Free for commercial use or not

Marc Schlegel (61) | asked Jun 15 '08, 6:18 p.m.
Hello Everyone.

I stumbled upon Jazz and it looks great, but I am not sure about the license right now. So, is the Express-C version free for commercial use?

I am thinking of starting a business with some friends within the next years and it would be great to have such a tool at hand to start wirking with.

-- Marc

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Kartik Kanakasabesan (20112) | answered Jun 16 '08, 8:02 a.m.
Hi Macro,
Express-C is a free version with 3 developer licenses in it. So you can start your business with 3 developers and go through the appropriate IBM channel as you grow from there.


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Marc Schlegel (61) | answered Jun 16 '08, 5:02 p.m.

I hoped that the mentioned 10 user would be available, cause I dont see any sense of using Express-C, when I can have a better system in the Express with the same 3 licenses?

Or is the pricing different? I've read somewhere that one Express-License is about $1200. Is it the same for Express-C?

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Anthony Kesterton (7.5k7179136) | answered Jun 16 '08, 6:32 p.m.
Hi Marco

Express-C is free and you get three (3) free developer licenses. My understanding is that to add more developers to Express-C, you buy additional developer licenses but still don't have to pay for the server.

You pay for Express but also get three developer licenses when you buy Express.

I don't think there has been any official announcement of prices, but that should be released soon (given a 30th June release date)


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Anthony Kesterton (7.5k7179136) | answered Jun 18 '08, 8:08 a.m.
Forgot to add there is a nice explanation of licensing here:


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