This article is for those of you that are new to ShareGate. If you are renewing a license, please check out our “Renewing your ShareGate subscription in 2022 for the UK or Ireland” article.
7 things to be aware of if you are considering purchasing ShareGate in 2022.
1. Although it is sometimes referred to as a subscription, your ShareGate license is NOT automatically renewed
Your license will only run for the agreed license term, which is either 1, 2 or 3 years. You should get a reminder close to your expiry date, but please be aware that you will have to renew by purchasing a new license.
2. A name change for ShareGate Productivity
If you have previously looked at ShareGate Productivity, please be aware that there has been a name change recently. ShareGate is the new name for ShareGate Productivity.
3. Users and Activations
ShareGate is licensed based on the number of activations needed. So, a 5 activation ShareGate license will cover you for up to 5 software activations of the Migration tool. Using the Teams management module does not count towards your license activations. The license options are 1 User, 5 Users or 25 Users.
4. You can transfer your activation to a new computer or user.
When planning the number of users you might need during your license term, ShareGate does allow you to remove a license from one machine and reactivate on another. https://migration-tool.sharegate.com/hc/en-us/articles/115000643368-Transfer-your-license-activation-to-another-computer-or-user.
5. Always check the End User license and Maintenance Agreement
Make sure that you are licensing your software correctly, always check the terms https://sharegate.com/terms.
6. Purchasing in the UK or Ireland
When purchasing ShareGate, you have have the option of licensing through an experienced local reseller such as ISC Software, we can provide a quote in GBP or EURO: https://www.isc-software.com/sharegate.html.
7. Start a free trial
Try the full ShareGate experience free for 15 days. https://sharegate.com/.