What is Creative Cloud for enterprise?
Creative Cloud for enterprise is the essential creative platform that enables organizations to continuously design and publish exceptional customer experiences.
Creative Cloud offers access to all the latest CC desktop and mobile apps and services; offers hosting options to meet the needs of organizations with advanced IT requirements; and integrates with other Adobe enterprise solutions including Adobe Digital Publishing Solution and Adobe Marketing Cloud.
What are the unique benefits of Creative Cloud for enterprise over the traditional Creative Suite products (with a perpetual license)?
Creative Cloud for enterprise is the essential content creation platform that arms your organization with the creative velocity needed to design and publish exceptional, differentiated content that impacts business results. The following rich benefits are exclusive to Creative Cloud for enterprise:
- The latest CC apps and services
- Centralized license management and deployment tools
- Ability to share and collaborate with in-house teams, clients, and agencies
- Dedicated enterprise-level customer support, including a personalized orientation call and unlimited 30-minute Expert Services sessions
- Simplified budgeting and purchasing process directly through Adobe, so you can capture all Adobe enterprise offerings in one contract
Find out more about what’s included with Creative Cloud for enterprise.
My organization purchases Adobe solutions through an approved channel reseller. Can I purchase Creative Cloud for enterprise through this partner?
Can my organization still purchase Creative Suite 6 through a volume licensing program?
Creative Cloud is now Adobe's exclusive source for all creative licensing, so CS6 is no longer available under our Cumulative and Transactional Licensing Programs (CLP and TLP). This change does not affect Adobe products available under volume licensing, such as Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Presenter. This change affects commercial ad government customers worldwide (with the exception of Japan), but not education customers. CS6 will continue to be available for purchase via Electronic Software Download (ESD) on Adobe.com in countries where it is currently available.
All other Adobe products available under volume licensing, such as Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Presenter, are unaffected by this change.
Do the Creative Cloud applications run in the browser via streaming or a virtualization technology?
Can IT continue to package the Creative Cloud apps and services for deployment using existing deployment infrastructure?
What if my organization doesn’t want to update as soon as Adobe releases new desktop applications via Creative Cloud?
What if my organization doesn’t want to use Adobe IDs for login to Creative Cloud?
IT administrators have options when it comes to deploying Creative Cloud for enterprise.
However, if you want to take advantage of the new Adobe Enterprise Dashboard for easier license management, or you want your users to access cloud-based storage or services, then you’ll want to deploy the creative apps to named users using either Adobe IDs or Enterprise IDs.
- Adobe ID: User creates and owns account, Adobe manages credentials and processes sign-in
- Enterprise ID: Organization creates and owns account, Adobe manages credentials and processes sign-in
- Federated ID: Organization creates and owns account, links with enterprise directory via federation, enterprise company or school manages credentials and processes sign-in via Single Sign-On
For more information, see Manage Identity Types.
Additionally, you still can deploy Creative Cloud for enterprise with serial numbers, which means users will be anonymous and can work in offline environments.
You decide which option is best for your organization and you can even mix and match for different users and groups.
Can IT control who has access to Creative Cloud storage, services, and applications?
Yes, IT controls the deployment of creative apps and updates by creating customized deployment packages (industry-standard MSI and PKG files) with the free Creative Cloud Packager. The new Adobe Enterprise Dashboard lets IT control which users and groups within your organization have access to cloud storage and services.
Will Creative Cloud for enterprise work for bring your own device (BYOD) environments or for organizations that allow employees to work from home?
My organization needs to ensure that our data is safe and access is reliable. How do I get more information about asset protection with Creative Cloud for enterprise?
If an employee has files stored in the cloud through Creative Cloud for enterprise and leaves the organization, will that person still have access to the files?
For Enterprise ID users: No. When an employee leaves the organization, IT has the ability to disable or delete the user’s Enterprise ID account. The organization retains control over the files stored in the cloud.
For Adobe ID users: IT administrators do not have the ability to revoke access to files stored under an Adobe ID. They can remove users from the organization, but control of the files stored in Creative Cloud stays with the Adobe ID.
Where can I find more technical information about Creative Cloud for enterprise?
What is Creative Cloud for enterprise with managed services?
Creative Cloud for enterprise with managed services enables creative teams in large organizations to effortlessly and securely Creative Cloud for enterprise, share and collaborate on content created in Adobe’s industry leading desktop and mobile apps, while ensuring assets are always stored in a dedicated cloud behind the corporate firewall.
Creative Cloud for enterprise with managed services uses the same technology foundation as Adobe Marketing Cloud making it easier and more efficient for creative and marketing teams across a global organization to work together on a broad range of dynamic content, including images, graphics, web and app content, and more.
What CC apps and services work with Creative Cloud for enterprise with managed services?
Creative Cloud for enterprise with managed services includes all the desktop and mobile apps and cloud services that are part of CC. CC Files, CC Assets, collaboration, desktop sync and mobile-to-desktop workflows are provided by the single-tenant managed services backend. Other services, including Behance, Typekit, Lightroom Mobile & Web and others leverage the multi-tenant shared services Creative Cloud infrastructure.