Adobe expands Creative Cloud service in Australia

Adobe expands Creative Cloud service in Australia

Summary: New team subscription option caters for SMBs and small work groups.

TOPICS: Software, Australia

Adobe Systems has expanded the licensing options for its Creative Cloud service in Australia and New Zealand, allowing SMBs to buy multiple memberships.

The subscription-based service was launched last year. Acting like a cloud version of Adobe Create Suite 6, which contains applications including Adobe Muse, Acrobat XI, and Lightroom 4, it also comes with cloud file-storage features. Since its launch, Adobe had only been selling individual licences for the service in Australia.

The vendor has now opened up a new subscription option catered toward SMBs, where teams can buy multiple memberships for users. This option was revealed late last year, but is now finally available in Australia and New Zealand.

"Our goal is now to make Creative Cloud the ultimate hub for creative teams, where they can access industry leading tools; store and collaborate across their workplace, and ultimately, showcase their creations," Adobe's Australia and New Zealand Managing Director Paul Robson said in a statement. "Adobe's new Creative Cloud for teams offering means it has never been easier for small to medium businesses to access our products."

Adobe has also introduced a value incentive plan that allows resellers to offer Creative Cloud to teams with no minimum licensing requirement. Under the plan, resellers can immediately deploy the service for clients.

Adobe Creative Cloud costs AU$87.49 per month on an annual commitment plan.

Topics: Software, Australia

Spandas Lui

About Spandas Lui

Spandas forayed into tech journalism in 2009 as a fresh university graduate spurring her passion for all things tech. Based in Australia, Spandas covers enterprise and business IT.

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  • They need a "home use" programme like MS

    AU$87.49 is unfortunately too much to justify for a non-professional user (im reasonably affluent and couldn't justify this). Adobe need something similar to Microsoft Office home and student to make the product accessible to an extended user base.

    If anyone suggests that Elements is an appropriate product to displace Photoshop CS6, you obviously haven't tried elements or are a very basic (very very very) user.

    Photography and graphic arts are a hobby for so many people, I don't know why Adobe want to exclude themselves from this additional revenue stream.
    beau parisi
  • Try Capture One

    As a professional photographer, I have found many alternatives that do the job as good or better.

    Adobe has always been overpriced and will never change, that is why a good portion of users have a pirated copy.

    There logic is that Elements is for the home user, get yourself a copy of Capture Pro 7, it kicks ass and will blow you away.

    Thats my 20 cents.