Sysinternals licences

Sysinternals have finally got back to me with details on their consulting licence for their tools – a while back Sysinternals changed their licencing terms for their software which meant that use by a consultant would require payment for a commercial licence. I heard back from them today that $200 per technician per year gives you the right to use the software on any computer – but you do need to remove it when you have finished with it. I don’t think that price is unreasonable considering the power of the software, but it remains to be seen whether work will pay for it – or whether we’ll have to use alternatives….