The maintenance contract offers you many advantages. Compare the services with and without a maintenance contract:
With maintenance contract:
Other manufacturers sometimes remove old functions from the operating system. Examples in the past were the 32Bit support and Rosetta for PowerPC CPUs. This can affect old versions of our software. In the worst case it simply does not run anymore. With maintenance contract you get a new major version. This will then also run on the current operating systems*.
* Provided that our development environment supports the new operating system version.