Autodesk announces store in India, enabling monthly subscription for design professionals

Autodesk has announced that the company’s flagship software will now be available for purchase online on a monthly subscription model for Indian customers.  Design, Engineering and creative professionals can now buy Autodesk software directly from the site www.autodesk.infrom December07, 2016.The site will offer Autodesk software on easy-to-buy subscription options directly from the site, enabled with secure transaction, lesser procurement time and enhanced customer experience.

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This e-store is first-of-its kind for Autodesk in India and will enable Indian businesses, design and, engineering professionals to buy Autodesk software online on Monthly subscription on a pay-per-use model. India is a priority market for Autodesk and with this new e-store, Autodesk has successfully put in place an omni-channel system for selling its software to the Indian customers. This would significantly ease access to Autodesk’s design tools for business owners and offer greater flexibility, lower upfront costs and an easier access to a broader portfolio of technology. In addition, the industrial hubs in Tier I and Tier II cities would benefit greatly from the monthly subscription option that would be available online. It will also cater to the growing demand for Autodesk software driven by the rise of an entrepreneurial economy in India represented by SMBs, startups and very small businesses (VSBs).

Phase one of the Autodesk e-Store India will initially offer the following products:

  • AutoCAD
  • AutoCAD LT
  • 3ds Max
  • Maya
  • AutoCAD Mac
  • AutoCAD LT for Mac
  • Product Design Collection
  • Architecture, Engineering & Construction Collection

Commenting on the announcement, Pradeep Nair, Managing Director, (India & SAARC), Autodesk said, “In India, we continue to see increased adoption of Autodesk software as our customers take advantage of our flexible and affordable subscription model. We now offer them even more choice.

In addition to our well-established network of business partners, the new Autodesk e-store offers another option for our customers to instantly get access to the tools they need to help them make anything.”

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Earlier this year, Autodesk moved to a subscription-only model, as a part of which, all its design software is available on annual and quarterly subscription to its customers. In July 2016, Autodesk also announced the availability of its AutoCAD LT software on Amazon.in. To further enhance the ease of access to its software, Autodesk announced availability of three Industry Collections in August 2016, which offers a convenient and flexible new way to subscribe to a wide selection of the most essential Autodesk software by industry. Autodesk is committed to democratizing technology, and all its business strategies, including the availability of products for purchase online, are aligned with this vision.

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