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CommandSoft Announces Promotional Pricing For FibreJetPromotional pricing per-seat cost for FibreJet SAN Management Software (August 04, 2005)
CommandSoft, Inc. announced today a new limited time promotional pricing program for the popular FibreJet SAN management software and FibreJet SAN support options.
The new pricing, which brings CommandSofts previous end-user FibreJet software price of $1545 per seat all the way down to $995 per seat, will be offered for the next 90 days. This marks the first time that CommandSofts SAN management product has been offered at an enduser price point below that of Apples Xsan, currently priced at $999 per seat to end-users.
In addition to offering promotional pricing for the FibreJet software component, CommandSoft also announced promotional pricing on upgrades to their standard 90-day phone support offering. During the next 90 days, FibreJet customers can upgrade to a full year of phone support for just $299 per seat, down from the standard $395 per seat. CommandSoft continues to include major software updates to purchasers of the phone support upgrades at no additional cost if the product undergoes any major revisions during that 1-year period.
Support Contracts Contrasting with the Competition
CommandSofts aggressive strategy puts the competition at a huge disadvantage when comparisons to their support offerings are made. Xsan telephone support contracts are currently priced by Apple at $799 per seat per year to end-users while the Xsan Annual Maintenance Contract, which provides end-users with access to major updates to Xsan, is only available as a $999/ 36 month contract to end-users.
When costs for Xsans required Metadata controller(s) (two if failover protection is desired) are also factored in, CommandSoft is clearly in a commanding position with the most aggressively priced SAN, considering FibreJet never requires a Metadata controller at all. FibreJet purchased with CommandSofts 1-year phone support upgrade represents a $1,503 per seat savings, excluding those additional Metadata controller costs.
About CommandSoft www.commandsoft.com
CommandSoft, Inc. is the developer of FibreJet, a next-generation, shared-storage solution for Storage Area Networks (SANs). FibreJet enables file systems to be dynamically shared in a multiple-reader / single writer environment. CommandSoft was founded by the original developers of FibreNet, StudioBOSS, FC Net Director RAID, SAN Manager and other storage software systems. They were among the first Fibre Channel innovators through their development of HBA drivers for Windows, Solaris, Macintosh OS and IRIX Fibre Channel chip sets from QLogic, Emulex, and Agilent. For more information on the company, its products and its mission, visit the CommandSoft website at www.commandsoft.com or call 800- 447-0144.
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