With a one-time purchase of a license you will receive a perpetual license for the software, as well as license support from Atlassian for one year, which allows you to send support requests and update the software. After this initial support period has ended, you have the option of extending the support, you will find the costs in the tab "Optional extension". Read here whether you qualify for academic licenses.
You may work with your existing license as long as you desire. If you would like to continue to benefit from updates and the safety patch after the expiration of the one year support contract, we recommend to extend your support.
Every upgrade includes 12 months of software updates and manufacturer support starting on the day of order and payment with the manufacturer. Existing support contracts will be replaced by this new term.