Use this chart to determine which license or combination of licenses will work for you.
Note: To learn more about each type of ExtendSim license, see License Types.
|License type/s that would work best based on your intended usage...|
|How you intend to use ExtendSim...||Individual||Node-Locked||Floating License||Analysis RunTime||Player RunTime||Cloud|
|Frequent or "power-user" use for building and running models.|
|Routine or normal use for building and running models.|
|Occasional, part-time, or one-time use for building and running models.|
|Single user on one computer building and running models|
|Single user on one computer running models built by others - no model building needed.|
|Multiple users on one computer, one at a time building and running models.|
|Multiple users on multiple computers, simultaneously or concurrently building and running models.|
|Student use for coursework (see the Student Portal for more details on specific programs available for students).|
|Off-load extensive model analysis runs to a separate computer.|
|COM functionality for communication with other applications supported.|
|Provide access to ExtendSim functionality over the internet or intranet to those who don't have ExtendSim.
Note: requires programming
|Model viewer available as a free download.|
For maximum flexibility and cost-effectiveness, most companies employ a mix of licenses. Companies who want to provide ExtendSim functionality over the internet, use the Cloud license.