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Yes, we offer IBM ILOG CPLEX Optimization Community Edition for free. You can register to download it at the link below. The Community Edition is restricted to problems up to 1000 variables and 1000 constraints. A time-limited trial without restrictions on problem size is available upon request.

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Besides the commercial version, IBM runs the IBM Academic Initiative where students and faculty members have access for free. Our Academic entry is without limitations and you must register to check your eligibility. If the program accepts you, then you will get a notification on how to download.

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The IBM ILOG CPLEX Optimization Studio subscription can be purchased as a monthly subscription and is charged at the beginning of the monthly billing period. You will be automatically billed on a periodic basis, according to the terms of your subscription.

Before you reach to the next month of your IBM ILOG CPLEX Optimization Studio subscription offering, you have to contact eCare to cancel your automatic renewal.

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You would need to buy a subscription license for each member of the team.

Each day when the first "solve" happens, the software goes to check eligibility to use the product unlimited. However, after at least one check, the user can be offline for 14 days before the product goes back to the limited mode.

We have perpetual licenses for development and deployment as well as hosted managed cloud offerings. We also have machine capacity, user-based entitlements, and thread-based for clusters. See below for more details or contact us.

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