Many customers prefer a predictable annual cost. When you purchase a perpetual license,
you can purchase maintenance, which is renewable annually. Provided you keep your
maintenance current, you will receive the next release of Stata automatically and
without an additional charge.
Benefits of maintenance
Predictable. You will know your annual cost. You will know when they are due. And you will not be met with unexpected upgrade costs.
Updates and Security. You are ensured continued access to updates including software enhancements, bug fixes, and security patches.
Support. You will enjoy uninterrupted access to technical support from a dedicated staff of expert Stata programmers and statisticians.
Access. You will be of the first to be notified of new releases of Stata. You will automatically receive your upgraded new version of Stata for free — no additional paperwork or stress.
Priority. You will receive your licenses quickly. You will have priority access to new features.
Convenient. You will receive timely reminders that their maintenance period is about to expire.
Ownership. You will still enjoy the benefits of a Stata perpetual license. The license will remain in your ownership with no interruptions in access, even if the maintenance term is not renewed.
Learn. You will be able to enroll in any Stata NetCourse with a 20% discount.
Should you decide you no longer want to purchase maintenance, you may still continue
to use your perpetual license. When there is a new release, you will be given the
opportunity to upgrade to it by paying an upgrade price.
Maintenance may be purchased only when you buy a new licenses or upgrade an existing one.
Read the Maintenance Agreement Terms and Conditions.