Adobe launches cloud service for creative industry in Malaysia
By Digital News Asia February 6, 2013
- Membership-based service that provides users with unlimited access to download and install company’s iconic tools and services
- Adobe Creative Cloud for teams, the first of the Creative Cloud membership options available in Malaysia, tailored for SMBs
DIGITAL marketing and media solutions provider Adobe Systems Incorporated announced the Adobe Creative Cloud, which it said would give Malaysian creative companies a new way of accessing the company’s tools and services.
Adobe Creative Cloud is a membership-based service that provides users with unlimited access to download and install all Creative Suite desktop applications, plus Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Muse, Adobe Edge tools and services; game developer tools and integration with Photoshop Touch apps.
Adobe Creative Cloud for teams, the first of the Creative Cloud membership options available in Malaysia, is tailored for small and medium businesses. It offers all the above features, plus administrative tools for centralized license purchase and management, increased storage capacity, and expert services.
Speaking at the launch on Feb 5, Adobe head of South-East Asia Vicky Skipp (pic) said that since its release in the United States last April, the creative sector has responded enthusiastically.
“In just seven months, we’ve seen an incredible take-up, with more than one million individuals in the United States and globally joining Adobe Creative Cloud,” she said.
“Our goal is to now make Creative Cloud the ultimate hub for creative teams, where they can access the world’s best tools; store and collaborate across their workplace; and ultimately showcase their creations.”
Adobe Creative Cloud for teams includes desktop tools; online services for publishing and file sharing; upgrades and feature updates as soon as they are released; 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, the company claimed.
“Creative Cloud for teams makes it easier for workgroups to create and collaborate on creative projects. Plus, business owners automatically enjoy upgrades and new features as soon as they are available,” said Skipp.
“We have eliminated the release cycle waiting game for our customers, who want to keep on the crest of new tools and techniques,” she added.
Adobe Creative Cloud for teams is available at approximately US$840^ per user for a one-year plan. Existing Creative Suite 3 and later customers who have previously purchased Creative Suite software through a volume licensing program may be eligible to buy at the special price of US$600^ per user for a one-year plan.
Team memberships are sold via Adobe’s network of worldwide resellers. For a full list, visit http://www.adobe.com.sg/
For more information about Adobe Creative Cloud for teams, go here.