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The Adobe Joint Enterprise License Agreement (JELA) provides the U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, DISA, Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Joints Chiefs of Staff (JCS), Joint Service Provider (JSP), and Defense Health Agency (DHA) with a single pathway to the latest Adobe Professional technologies.
The agreement offers:
The Adobe Joint Enterprise License Agreement in a multi-year contract that leverages the buying power of 2.6 million DoD personnel to reduce costs, improve interoperability, expand collaboration, enhance document services, and extend publishing & creative capabilities.
Do I Qualify?
The current contract in place covers multiple Department of Defense enrollees.
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If you are not currently enrolled in the Adobe JELA and are interested in joining the agreement to take advantage of the large volume discount, please contact us.
What is the Adobe JELA?
The Adobe Joint Enterprise License Agreement is a multi-year contract that leverages the buying power of 2.6 million DoD personnel (within the Army, Air Force, DISA, OSD, JCS, JSP, DHA) to reduce costs, improve interoperability, expand collaboration, enhance document services, and extend publishing & creative capabilities.
Why is there a JELA?
— Supports the Joint Information Environment
— Consolidates Software Solutions
— Provides consistent and secure DoD network deployments
— 84% cost savings, versus planned expenditures
Why Adobe Products?
— Offers DoD Certified Deployments
— Extends Interoperable Data Capture
— Greatly Expands Content Delivery Capabilities (web, print, digital, design, distribution)
— Tremendous Cost Savings and Resource Consolidation
— Connections and improvements to existing enterprise content management systems
— Enhanced Security, Encryption, Authentication and Digital Signature workflows
— Exponentially Increases Business Efficiencies
Solution Areas within the Adobe JELA
— Adobe Acrobat Pro
— Adobe Creative Cloud
— Adobe Experience Manager Forms
— Adobe PPBU (i.e. ColdFusion, Captivate, Presenter, etc.)
The Adobe LWS site has so many different products listed for download. What do I actually need to get up and running for AEM Document Services or Live Cycle?
For simplicity's sake, anytime you see or hear Adobe Document Services, Adobe Forms and Documents, and Adobe Forms, they are all referring to the LiveCycle platform.
An outline of the components of Adobe JELA AEM Forms is provided below. For specific guidance on what to download and install from the Adobe LWS website, to get up and running on AEM Document Services, go to the AEM Document Services Recommended Install Summary page.
AEM Basic Installation -- There are ONLY TWO authorized modules
Additional modules NOT AUTHORIZED for use and NOT LICENSED under the Adobe JELA contract:
LiveCycle (LC) platform is comprised of the following modules:
Additional tools available with any of the LiveCycle server modules.
LiveCycle ES4 Service Pack 1
This release can be downloaded from the LiveCycle Help Page (it is not available from the Adobe LWS site). This page has tons of new capabilities and features/enhancements.
This is a HIGHLY RECOMMENDED install for any LiveCycle user, once they've installed LiveCycle ES4.
There are many different modules and components of the AEM Document Services product. So, determining how each user may want to install and leverage the capabilities will vary. To help you understand which configuration you might need, several links are provided below to outline: Product Information, Installation Instructions, and additional help/documentation. The links are offered to help educate you on the products available through the AEM Document Services (LiveCycle) platform:
Product Info, links to the different LC modules, and information on each of them in detail
Adobe LiveCycle Help Page
Product Help, Documentation, and Contact Support page. Tons of links to other resources also available
Adobe LiveCycle Installation Documentation
Depending on the installation scenario, this page offers appropriate links that can be used for installation instructions.
Some installs are turnkey (out-of-box LC which is deployed on JBOSS for appserver and MySQL for database)
However, JELA enrollees may choose to deploy LiveCycle on RedHat JBoss, IBM WebSphere, or Oracle WebLogic appserver, and even decide to use IBM, Oracle or Microsoft for the backend database. You may also decide on a clustered environment or a single-server environment -- all the relevant instructions for any of the appserver/database configurations are available on the Recommended AEM Document Services Installs page.
Adobe LiveCycle Forums and Blogs
Adobe Products included on the JELA:
Adobe Acrobat Professional XI:
Acrobat Pro, PDF Generator
Adobe Experience Manager:
Forms Pro, Forms Portal, LiveCycle Designer, LiveCycle Data Services, LiveCycle Workbench, Reader Extensions, Process Management, SharePoint and ECM Connectors
Adobe Creative Cloud:
Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, Bridge, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Fireworks, Adobe Audition, Muse, Edge Tools & Services, Flash Builder, Flash Professional, InCopy, Adobe Media Encoder, Adobe Prelude, SpeedGrade
Ordering Open To:
The Adobe JELA is open for ordering by the U.S Department, as defined in the Terms and Conditions of the contract. This Agreement is also open to Army, Air Force, DISA, OSD, JCS, JSP, DHA and supporting contractors authorized to order in accordance with FAR Part 51.
Adobe Enterprise Licensing
DISA Desktop Account Manager
Air Force Account Manager
Army Enterprise Account Manager
Adobe Channel Account Manager
JELA Program Manager