Wowza Media Server® 3.5 Perpetual Edition comes with a total cost of ownership that is nearly 75% lower than other, limited-protocol servers. The Perpetual license offers the same functionality as the Monthly Edition but is licensed on a perpetual, per instance basis.
The Perpetual license is a one-time, lifetime license. With the Perpetual Edition you need a separate unique license key for each Server and AddOn instance. Actual instance capacity will depend on your hardware, Internet connection, bandwidth and specific applications. Each Wowza nDVR AddOn license and DRM AddOn license for Perpetual Edition offers unlimited connection capacity per instance.
A separate unique license key is required for each server instance and AddOn instance. Server licenses for Wowza nDVR AddOn, and Wowza DRM AddOn offer unlimited connection capacity per instance. Each Perpetual Wowza Transcoder AddOn license permits a transcode for one (1) incoming channel (stream) to an unlimited number of outbound streams. Multiple Perpetual Transcoder AddOn licenses can be stacked on the same server instance for additional channel capacity.
No, the Perpetual Edition license may NOT be used by service providers. You are considered a service provider if you use Wowza software to provide Content Delivery Network (CDN), Hosting or Streaming services or if you allow the content streamed from your Wowza server to be shown on domains or mobile applications other than your own. Service Providers are required to use either a Monthly or Daily Edition license.
Qualified non-profit organizations, including public and nonprofit private educational institutions are eligible for a 20% discount — see Nonprofit Discounts for more information or click here to complete a nonprofit discount request form.
Yes. In addition to the Wowza Media Server 3 Perpetual license key, each premium AddOn requires its own license key. For details on pricing, licensing and how to use please see the AddOns page and select the AddOn you are interested in.
Just a single nDVR license is needed for the server where live streams are cached (recorded). This typically means that you only need Wowza nDVR license for the origin servers. Edge servers do not need nDVR licenses.
The Wowza Software End User License Agreement (EULA) contains details, terms and conditions governing the use of Wowza software. Wowza Media Server 3 and AddOns are licensed software products which require acceptance of the Wowza EULA. Various restrictions may apply — visit the documentation area on the Media Server page to review the EULA.