License Types

Aptech Systems offers a variety of different license types to meet the unique needs of its customers. To help determine the best license for your needs, please consider the following questions:
  • Are you looking for an annual license or permanent license?
  • Are the computers located in one room, in various locations across your organization or in multiple locations?
  • Who will be using the license: Students only? Academic professors, staff and students? Corporate, government or non-profit researchers and other users?
  • Do you need home or off-site use such as for traveling?
  • How many users need to access the software at anyone time?

Single User (Permanent):

  • License Installation: Two permanent installations on the local hard drive of a personal computer or workstation, such as a work computer and a personal home computer (which may be a lap top computer), so long as both copies of the GAUSS Software are not in use at the same time.
  • Number of Users: One
  • License Duration: Permanent
  • Included Products: GAUSS and GAUSS Application Module products purchased
  • License Limitations: The GAUSS Software cannot be installed on a server, including cluster machines, or accessed over a computer network.
  • Technical Support & Product Maintenance: Premier Support/Platinum Premier Support & Maintenance Plans purchased separately
  • Additional Laptop Licenses: Annual licenses of the GAUSS Software are available with current Support Plan

Floating Network (Permanent)

  • License Installation: The GAUSS Software is installed on a License Server, including cluster machines. The GAUSS Software is accessed on client computers that are connected to each other over a computer network for use up to a specified number of concurrent users.
  • Number of Users: The GAUSS Software may be installed on an unlimited number of client computers. The number of sessions of the GAUSS Software that can be checked out at any one time is limited to the number of seats (concurrent users) purchased.
  • License Duration: Permanent
  • Usage Location: Anyone who can connect to the License Server can check out a session of the GAUSS Software.
  • Included Products: GAUSS and GAUSS Application Module products purchased
  • Technical Support & Product Maintenance: Premier Support/Platinum Premier Support & Maintenance Plans purchased separately
  • Additional Laptop Licenses: Annual licenses of the GAUSS Software are available for off-site use with current Support Plan

Unlimited Corporate/Campus/Department Site License(Annual):

  • License Installation:
    • Unlimited Campus Site License allows the GAUSS Software to be installed on an unlimited number of stand-alone and/or networked computers at one campus location. The Unlimited Campus Site License does not include other campus extensions.
    • Unlimited Department Site License allows the GAUSS Software to be installed on an unlimited number of stand-alone and/or networked computers within one university department, such as the Department of Economics.
    • Unlimited Corporate Site License allows the GAUSS Software to be installed on an unlimited number of stand-alone and/or networked computers at one business location. The Unlimited Corporate Site License does not include other business locations.
  • Usage Location: Unlimited installation on organization's computers as well as personal and home machines for one location (or specified Department if applicable)
  • Use by: Organization employees or Academic professors, researchers and students as applicable for license purchased
  • Included Products: Latest shipping version of GAUSS and all in-house GAUSS Application Modules
  • License Duration: Annual
  • License Administration: License administration handled by Aptech
  • Number of Users: Unlimited
  • Technical Support: Included
  • Product Maintenance: Included
  • Budget: 3 year price guarantee
  • Other: Off-Site and Home Use included at no additional fee

GAUSS in the Classroom License (Annual/Academic Only):

  • GAUSS in the Classroom is a program for classroom teaching purposes.
  • An annual license of the full version of the GAUSS Software is provided free to students for installation only on the student's personal computer.
  • Professor must own or have access to the latest version of GAUSS and any in-house GAUSS Application Modules that he/she would like the students to be able to use.

Instructional Lab (Annual/Academic Only):

  • License Installation: The GAUSS Software is installed on a specified number of stand-alone and/or networked computers located in one computer lab or classroom for teaching purposes only.
  • License Duration: Annual license
  • Usage Location: Used in one room computer lab or classroom only.
  • Included Products: GAUSS and GAUSS Application Module products purchased
  • License Limitations: For student's class work use only. No professor or research use.
  • Technical Support: Included
  • Product Maintenance: Included
  • Budget: 3 year price guarantee

Site License (Annual):

  • License Installation: A Site License allows the GAUSS Software to be installed on a specified number of stand-alone computers at one business or campus location. The Site License does not include other business or campus extensions.
  • Licence Options: Network option for installation on License Server available
  • License Duration: Annual
  • Usage Location: One campus or organization location
  • Use by: For Corporate, Government and Non-Profit End Users, Academic professors, staff and students as applicable for license purchased
  • Included Products: GAUSS and GAUSS Application Module products purchased
  • Number of Users: Sold in increments of 10 users
  • Technical Support: Included
  • Product Maintenance: Included
  • Budget: 3 year price guarantee
  • Other: Off-Site and Home Use option available for an additional fee
View GAUSS Software License Agreement here

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