What is the value of Creative Cloud for enterprise?

Creative Cloud for enterprise provides organizations with the critical content velocity they need to create, source, manage, and deliver amazing content to audiences everywhere.

What is included with Adobe Creative Cloud for enterprise?

Creative Apps

includes desktop apps like Adobe Photoshop CC and Illustrator CC, plus connected mobile apps and essential cloud services that let you start a project on the go and finish it anywhere.

CreativeSync,

a signature technology at the heart of Creative Cloud, puts your files, fonts, images, videos, settings, and other assets right at your fingertips across your desktop, web, and mobile apps. Collaborate across teams, share style guides, folders and creative assets, equipping your teams with modern workflows that are up to 10x faster than without Creative Cloud. 

Creative Cloud Services

give access to millions of high-quality stock images, graphics, templates, 3D models and videos directly from within your Creative Cloud apps with Adobe Stock, as well as thousands of high-quality fonts for web and desktop design with the Adobe Typekit font service.

Enterprise Security

of your IP and creative content are encrypted both in transit and at rest, ensuring that your data is protected at all times. Deploy software and services using the Adobe Admin Console, and take advantage of the User Management SDK to synchronize with existing directory systems so user changes are automated and the organization is in complete control of Adobe license entitlements. 

Find out more about Creative Cloud for enterprise.

Can my organization still purchase Creative Suite 6 (CS6) through a volume licensing program?

No; Creative Suite 6 is no longer available under any volume licensing programs. Creative Cloud is now Adobe's exclusive source for all creative licensing. Large organizations can purchase Creative Cloud for enterprise as part of an Enterprise Term License Agreement (ETLA).

Organizations that do not qualify for an ETLA or are looking for more flexible licensing terms can purchase Creative Cloud for enterprise through the Value Incentive Plan (VIP) licensing program. Volume discounts are available.

Do the Creative Cloud applications run in the browser via streaming or a virtualization technology?

No. Creative Cloud apps are not streamed or virtualized in the cloud. The desktop applications are downloaded from Creative Cloud and are installed and run locally on the user's computer.

Do users in organizations need to be connected to the Internet at all times to use Creative Cloud?

No; users do not need to be connected to the Internet to use the downloaded Creative Cloud apps that are running locally on their desktops.

Can IT continue to package the Creative Cloud apps and services for deployment using existing deployment infrastructure?

Yes; IT packaging tools will continue to be provided for customization and packaging of the Creative Cloud apps and services. The packager will output Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI) or Mac OS X PKG installers for enterprise deployment and imaging.

What if my organization doesn’t want to update as soon as Adobe releases new desktop applications via Creative Cloud for enterprise?

Your IT team has complete control over which apps, services, and features are packaged and deployed, and when. Versions can be vetted in production or via pilots before they are deployed across the organization.

Will Creative Cloud for enterprise work with bring your own device (BYOD) environments or for organizations that allow employees to work from home?

Yes; IT can use the Adobe Admin Console to manage users who work from home on computers not owned by the organization.

What type of storage does Creative Cloud for enterprise support?

Creative Cloud for enterprise supports multi-tenant storage. This hosting option supports data encryption, single sign-on, and granular control of services access. The amount of cloud storage available to each user depends on the membership you choose for your organization and the terms of your agreement.

Can IT Admins enable and disable Creative Cloud for enterprise services?

Several core services including file syncing and collaboration services are enabled by default and cannot be disabled. However, there are several configurable services that can be enabled or disabled based on the needs of your teams. More details about these configurable services are available here.

Does Creative Cloud for enterprise support Single-Sign On?

Yes. Creative Cloud for enterprise uniquely supports a range of user identification including Federated ID/Single Sign-On. Creative Cloud for enterprise integrates with a range of SAML2.0-compliant identity providers.

Is Creative Cloud a secure environment?

Yes; Creative Cloud is a secure environment, run on Amazon Web Services, following stringent security protocols needed to protect an enterprise environment.

To learn in-depth about the security procedures and protocols from Adobe, please read the Adobe Creative Cloud security white paper and the security FAQ.