What is your experience regarding pricing and costs for Checkmarx?

Julia Miller - PeerSpot reviewer
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Syed Rizwan - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User
Top 5
Jun 14, 2023

The solution's price is high and you pay based on the number of users.

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Real User
Top 20
Apr 26, 2023

I don't deal with the pricing directly. I don't know the exact cost.

Rahul Mane - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User
Feb 19, 2023

I would rate the solution’s pricing an eight out of ten. The tool’s pricing is higher than others and it is for the license alone.

Rajiv  - PeerSpot reviewer
Top 10
Jan 31, 2023

Checkmarx is comparatively costlier than other products, which is why some of the customers feel reluctant to go for it, though performance-wise, Checkmarx can compete with other products.

Souhardyya Biswas - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User
Top 10
Dec 1, 2022

The licensing is okay. I'd rate it 3.7 out of five. It is moderately priced yet not overly expensive.

Marcelo Carrasco - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User
Top 20
Oct 6, 2022

As with other tools, if you want more, you have to pay more. You have to pay for additional modules or functionalities. For instance, if you want to do some scanning to external dependencies of the software, you have to buy another tool provided by Checkmarx. You have to pay for licenses for the number of projects that you want to scan and the number of users. I think you have to pay licenses for three features: the number of users, the projects, and I don't remember the other one.

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ScottDenton - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User
Top 20
Jul 8, 2022

Annually, the typical application scanning cost/setup would run anywhere from $75k to 150k, but that was dependent on the specific scanning requirements. There were no additional operating costs. There was a requirement or a request as a best practice for us to provide the appropriate professional services or implementation services to ensure that the product got off the ground by the time the licenses were purchased.

Peter Ejiofor - PeerSpot reviewer
Top 5Leaderboard
Jun 14, 2022

The price of Checkmarx could be reduced to match their competitors, it is expensive.

San K - PeerSpot reviewer
Top 5
May 31, 2022

Checkmarx costs us around $132,000 annually.

Real User
Top 10Leaderboard
Jan 12, 2022

We're using a commercial version of Checkmarx, and we paid for the solution for two years. The price is high and could be reduced. The local distributor charges two times higher than in other countries.

Real User
Top 20
Dec 20, 2021

We have purchased an annual license to use this solution. The price is reasonable.

Real User
Oct 13, 2021

Most of my customers opted for a perpetual license. They prefer to pay the highest amount upfront for the perpetual license and then pay for additional support annually.

Cuneyt KALPAKOGLU Phd. - PeerSpot reviewer
Top 5Leaderboard
Oct 7, 2021

I express that I know the price structure and licensing models very well. 

I constantly meet with the authorities on this subject and keep myself up to date. It is necessary to pay attention to the licensing model and talk about this issue with an expert. If you look at it from a purely monetary point of view, you may think it is expensive, but if you configure it correctly, you will understand that it is the best in terms of technology and acceptable in terms of price and performance.

Real User
Sep 15, 2021

It is not expensive, but sometimes, their pricing model or licensing model is not very clear. There are similar variables, such as projects or developers, and sometimes, it is a little bit confusing.

Mar 9, 2021

Its price is fair. It is in or around the right spot. Ultimately, if the price is wrong, customers won't commit, but they do tend to commit. It is neither too cheap nor too expensive.

Real User
Mar 2, 2021

I would rate Checkmarx a seven out of ten.

Jan 27, 2021

The cost might seem steep, however, it really depends on, first the size and requirements of your company. There are companies for which the speed of developing new features and developing them securely, is more valuable than for other organizations. This goes not only for Checkmarx. It goes for any automated desktop security platform in general. I definitely see the cases when the Checkmarx license is a reasonable expense. It just may not be for everyone.

Dec 2, 2020

The pricing is rather reasonable. It's not the most expensive on the market.

Real User
Sep 21, 2020

The number of users and coverage for languages will have an impact on the cost of the license. We would like to deploy it for the whole company but it's a question of spending thousands of dollars. Investing $200,000 or $300,000 would be an upper management decision. The educational component is additional and costs approximately $100 per month for each user. This is too high so we did not agree to the service.

Real User
Sep 13, 2020

The interface used to create custom rules comes at an additional cost.

Real User
Jun 18, 2020

This solution is expensive. The customized package allows you to buy additional users at any time. You could advise the vendor that you are in need of some more resources, and they can send you a trial license which lets you pay later. In the meantime, you can start working with the trial license. They have subscriptions for licenses, but this is confidential information and I cannot share the price as per our non-disclosure agreement. If you purchase a typical package then it is clear licensing with no hidden payments. You can add integration services for Checkmarx if you needed to, but it's optional. The hardware is on the customer site. It could be virtual, or a physical server, or even cloud-based. You can choose what you want to use and there are still no hidden fees. Licensing and policy are clear.

Real User
Jun 15, 2020

This solution is definitely one of the more expensive tools. However, if I'm able to get value out of using it, I don't mind paying. They have protection services costs that are separate from the main license. There are multiple components that are part of the product suite and there are different license costs for each of those components. Sometimes it can be a little difficult to understand. There are a lot of components an individual will need to buy to cover an organization's needs. It really should be more transparent and flexible. Their licensing model as of today is quite rigid.

Real User
Jun 19, 2019

I've got 100 licenses for Checkmarx. As people come and go, it's a hassle to add and remove them. In this day and age, it's such a meaningless time-waster.

Real User
May 16, 2019

We have a subscription license that is on a yearly basis, and it's a pretty competitive solution. I don't know of any additional costs, beyond the standard licensing fees, for our version of the software. In the case of the SDLC edition, which is a higher version, there may be some professional support that is required. Otherwise, any license that they provide is just an annual subscription fee.

Real User
Oct 4, 2018

It is an expensive solution.

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