Last month Act! made changes to the distribution of their products and introduced an additional subscription model for their Premium product line. These changes have led to rumors in the marketplace and one of them is that Act! is discontinuing the Act Pro v17 product line. This is just not true.
Act! has chosen to no longer offer the Pro product on their website or direct and instead is focusing on the Premium and Cloud product lines. But the Act Pro v17 product is still being sold by Act! through their distribution channels. As the #1 Act! Diamond Partner in the United States, we are a top distributor of Act! software including the Pro product line and you can continue to purchase Act Pro v17 licenses through us.
In fact now is a great time to purchase the Pro product as Act Pro v17 is promotionally priced at $199.99 for a New License and $149.99 for an Upgrade License. Keep in mind that buying Act! Pro is not a subscription service and you own the license. You can use your Act Pro licensed product for as long as you want, your Act Pro v17 software will not expire.
While Act! has discontinued Business Care (the former Maintenance and Support options) for the Pro product line they offer a 30 Day Act! Technical Support Plan. Act! v17 Pro is eligible for Act! Technical Support until 11/30/2017 so rest assured if purchasing Act! v17 Pro today that it is a supported product. There has NOT been any announcement whatsoever of the Pro product being discontinued.