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The channel is prioritizing the SMB market - on the small and medium business. Overall, the product is successful with the SMB market, that seems that price and services cost is aligned with the SMB market and well accepted by customers We are Moving from perpetual subscription and billed to monthly basis services (Cloud billing method).
The price is not cheap, nor is it costly. There are no costs in addition to the standard licensing fees.
It has very good pricing per instance and comes with three options, for both small and large environments, to fit your needs. It was easy to find everything; the AWS Marketplace is very intuitive for anyone. We procured this solution via the Marketplace because of the facility of the portal, and to ensure full integration between the tool, the portal, etc. The process was very simple.
It was easy to purchase from the AWS marketplace. It is also very economical, and worth every penny.
The purchasing process through the AWS Marketplace is easy. Just click the button. We're a large company, and if you go through finance paying by invoice, it adds delays and more things to manually track. Whereas, with AWS Marketplace, for AWS instances, On Demand pricing, and elastic pricing, you can stop and start as you need. It takes away all the overhead of having to deal with finance if we're just building products. We're all tech people. We don't want to worry about the financial aspect of it. The pricing and licensing on AWS is fine, because you can do it for smaller tiers depending on your number of instances, so it's not that scary. AWS adds more features and offer things for free, or cheaply. Therefore, we will be evaluating AWS Data Lifecycle Manager, because it will probably do backups. Thus, make sure the product that you are using is competitive or adds more value than AWS.
What top trends do you predict about Backup software/solutions for 2022?