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Adobe Systems Inc was founded in 1982 and has headquarters in San Jose, California and with offices in North America, Europe, the Pacific Rim, Japan and Latin America. It is the second largest PC software company in the USA.

Purchasing or upgrading multiple copies of Adobe desktop software? You can simplify ordering, streamline license management, and save through special pricing with an Adobe Volume Licensing (AVL) program. And now, Adobe offers select desktop software through subscription, as well as traditional perpetual-based programs.

  Value Incentive Plan (VIP) Enterprise Agreement (EA) Cumulative Licensing Program Transactional Licensing Program (TLP)
Licence Type Annual subscription Three-year agreement, perpetual licence Two-year agreement, perpetual licence One-time purchase, perpetual licence
Minimum initial purchase requirements None 100 licences of any combination of eligible software plus Maintenance and Support 10,000 points One licence
Volume discount basis None Discount level locked in for three years based on initial purchase; provides deepest AVL discounts Discounts accrue cumulatively throughout two-year agreement None
Eligible products Adobe Creative Cloud for team Eligible products All Adobe desktop products
Web-based licence tool Included (Admin Console) Included (Adobe Licensing Website)
Electronic Software Delivery (ESD) Included
Upgrade/Maintenance coverage Included Maintenance coverage required Upgrade Plan optional Upgrade Plan optional for education and government customers only
Adobe support services Varies per product Support coverage required Option
Online enrollment Online enrollment via reseller Available  
Region availability Worldwide*

* VIP is not available in countries where laws or other restrictions prevent Adobe from offering the program.