Software Asset Management (SAM)

Software Asset Management

The BASIS Software Asset Management (SAM) Plan guarantees the availability of the most current BASIS products and gives you the ability to upgrade your license(s) to the most recent product revision and receive software enhancements, bug fixes, and compatibility with the most current operating system or Java technology. The BASIS SAM Plan is a cost-effective way to ensure access to technical support and receive preferred pricing on additional users. 

Upgrade Your License Today

  • Protect application data with field and file-level encryption and secure communication; a powerful reason to update your license
  • Develop PRO/5®, Visual PRO/5®, and BBj® with the graphical and intuitive BASIS plug-ins for the Eclipse Integrated Development Environment, providing you with a modern development tool for rapid application development and maintenance
  • Access the full BASIS Product Suite; power PRO/5, Visual PRO/5, and BBj sessions and ODBC/JDBC connectivity from the same license simultaneously thereby easing your migration path
  • Modernize your application with the Barista RAD Data Dictionary-based tool, preserving your business logic while the tool takes care of the Graphical Interface, Event handling, all while delivering built-in functionality like Google-like full-text searching, Print Preview, Data Export, Drilldowns, Role-based Security, Change Auditing, Archiving, etc.

BASIS SAM Plan Highlights

  • Automatic upgrades to the latest BASIS products, ensuring operating system compatibility and access to current features and functions
  • Latest technology to integrate into your application, securing its marketplace competitiveness
  • Covers licenses with effortless jar administration
    • Eliminates the check for bootstrap jars – continual access to the latest JVM’s that BASIS supports
    • Enables the use of OpenJDK 11 and beyond
    • Eliminates the need for registering custom jars
    • Eliminates the need for registering third-party jars
  • License mobility enables your BASIS license to move off-premise to a virtual environment and back
  • More accurate budgeting for your software expenditures and upgrades
    • Less expensive than a five-year upgrade cycle
  • Supports advanced BASIS features such as:
  • Potential tax savings and quicker approvals of upgrades by treating software expenditures as operating expenses rather than capital investments
  • Technical and engineering support for up to five incidents per year

BASIS SAM Plan Savings

  • No cost upgrades to all new releases
  • Less expensive than a five-year upgrade cycle
  • Reduced cost to purchase additional users of a BASIS license (savings of up to 30%)
  • Discounted fees on BASIS training courses, eLearning, and conferences
  • Additional licensing options supporting virtual and redundant configurations
  • Free technical support for up to five incidents per year ($1,000 value)
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