Adobe South Africa has announced the availability of Adobe Creative Cloud for teams sold via its network of certified, gold and platinum resellers.
Creative Cloud for teams, makes it easy for creative professionals to collaborate with colleagues: showcasing new capabilities for mobile website design with Adobe Muse: launching Creative Cloud Connection for desktop synching and collaborative sharing: debuting Creative Cloud Training, a library of premium instructional video from leading partners: and demonstrating the unlimited access to the Digital Publishing technology used by major publishers to create interactive content for the iPad.
‚”It’s been remarkable to see over 1 million users join Creative Cloud in just seven months,‚” said David Wadhwani, senior vice president, Digital Media, Adobe. ‚”Our goal is to make Creative Cloud the ultimate hub for creatives, where they can access the world’s best creative tools, store and collaborate around their work and ultimately showcase their creations. Now with the availability of the new Creative Cloud offering for teams, we’re making it easier for workgroups to create and collaborate.‚”
‚”We are very excited to bring the Creative Cloud to South Africa,‚” said Grant O’Connor, Adobe regional manager, sub Saharan Africa and Israel.
‚”This new offering will make it easier for our customers to have access to the latest Adobe software at a lower cost while providing the ongoing value that our customers have come to expect from us.‚”
New Offering Brings Teams into Creative Cloud Creative Cloud for teams is designed to help creative professionals work better together. Creative Cloud for teams delivers everything that’s included with the individual version of Creative Cloud all of the same desktop tools, online services for publishing and file sharing, and upgrades and feature updates when they are released. Plus it also includes easy management of virtual workgroups, 100GB of cloud storage per user (versus 20GB for the individual Creative Cloud offering), expert support services, centralized administration for the quick and easy deployment of new seats, and centralized billing and efficient license management.
Also added is Creative Cloud Connection, a desktop sync app, which allows users to automatically sync files to a Creative Cloud account by saving files to the desktop folder, or simply dragging and dropping. In addition, new exclusive Creative Cloud Training (available to all paid Creative Cloud members) offers an extensive library of tutorials and trial courses from renowned training partners, Kelby Training, video2brain and Attain, designed to help make Creative Cloud members successful with the tools and services available to them.
Digital Publishing Single Edition
Creative Cloud includes Digital Publishing Suite (DPS), Single Edition that significantly simplifies the mobile app development process by enabling designers to create and deliver digital publications to iPad through the Apple App Store, without writing a single line of code. With DPS, Single Edition members can create single-issue content, including brochures, catalogs or personal design portfolios, and submit an unlimited number of apps to the Apple App Store for publication, at no additional cost. This gives freelance designers, design agencies and small-to-midsize businesses easy access to the same core digital publishing technologies that leading publishers worldwide are using.
Pricing and Availability
Creative Cloud for teams is priced from US $69.99 per month per seat with an annual contract required: existing customers who own CS3 or later get their first year of Creative Cloud for teams at the estimated discounted rate of US $49.99 per month per seat. Creative Cloud for teams is available for purchase through a growing network of Adobe certified resellers in South Africa.
Adobe Creative Cloud membership for individuals is US$49.99 per month based on annual membership: existing customers who own CS3 or later get their first year of Creative Cloud for individuals at the discounted rate of US $29.99 per month. Adobe Creative Cloud for individuals is available now on www.adobe.com/africa/products/creativecloud.