Previously we had compared licensing costs on GIS platforms, at least Those that support sQLServer 2008.
This is an analysis done by Bruin, a day that I had to make a decision to implement a map service (IMS). For this, he made a comparison of when it was difficult to integrate two operators at the desk level, to prepare the cartography and an ims service.
The prices are in Pounds Sterling, as quoted Patrick at that time, however although the dollar has fallen sharply the relationship remains.
|2 Universal Licenses||2||£280||£560|
|1 IMS Runtime Version||1||£100||£100|
|2 Licenses ArcGIS 9||2||£1,450||£2,900|
|2 Mapinfo Professional licenses||2||£1,095||£2,190|
|1 Mapinfo MapXtreme||1||£10,750||£10,750|
|2 Licenses CadCorp Map Editor||2||£2,200||£4,400|
|CadCorp IMS (1 operator?)||1||8,500||£8,500|
|Thick Client Web Interface||1||£1,000||£1,000|
It's good that it's cheaper with ESRI, because that helps the sustainability of a well-known platform, and it's rescatable to see that manifold, A tool that On several occasions we have considered, is seen by experienced users; this benefits the competition of prices for small and medium companies ... it remains to be seen if it is sustained.