Open for business: Ultimaker Essentials software subscription available now

We are delighted to announce Ultimaker Essentials is now open for general access. Ultimaker Essentials is our package of Ultimaker software tools that enables you to scale a 3D printing platform across your business, delivering enterprise-grade stability and control.

The occasion is a major milestone for Ultimaker and we couldn’t be more proud. By adopting Ultimaker Essentials, our users will be able to leverage the full power of the Ultimaker ecosystem, which encompasses hardware, materials, and software.


What’s new for Ultimaker Essentials?

Ultimaker Essentials now offers several newly built features. They include:

Better organization and user access management. When it comes to who can 3D print – you decide. Via the organization management page in Ultimaker Digital Factory, Ultimaker Essentials enables admins to invite users, give them admin rights, or remove 3D printing access entirely.

Firmware firewall. A firmware firewall increases your 3D printer's security by allowing only cloud traffic from Ultimaker Digital Factory and blocking uncontrolled access via the local network. This reduces the chance of malicious activity.*

New verified plugins. Ultimaker Essentials subscribers will enjoy a range of verified plugins for Ultimaker Cura, including the new Teton Simulation Smart Slice.

Service and learning levels. Choose between Light, Standard, and Advanced levels of service and learning to customize Ultimaker Essentials to your business' needs. Access more advanced e-learning courses and increase your support coverage to ramp-up 3D printing adoption and reduce business disruptions.

*This feature is coming soon

What else do you get?

An Ultimaker Essentials subscription offers major benefits across the end-to-end digital manufacturing workflow. Its main features include:

  • Ultimaker Cura Enterprise. Ultimaker Cura Enterprise makes software distribution and management easy. Designed to meet your IT department's expectations, distribute a tested, stable, and more secure slicing application to anywhere employees need to work – with reduced risk to your infrastructure

Ultimaker Cura Enterprise is tested, stable, and more secure
  • Ultimaker Digital Factory. Ultimaker Digital Factory provides powerful cloud-based tools for easy remote management of Ultimaker 3D printers, teams, and software. Now you can deliver a scalable 3D printing workflow that drives innovation across your network

Ultimaker Digital Factory's print queue enables you to remotely monitor print progress
  • Ultimaker Marketplace. Empower users to 3D print the way they want through a controlled version of Ultimaker Marketplace. Only verified plugins and third-party material profiles are allowed. And this maintains a higher level of security and stability of your IT infrastructure. Plus, gain access to Ultimaker Essentials-only plugins such as Teton Simulation's Smart Slice

  • Ultimaker 3D Printing Academy.  No matter the size of your team, upskill application engineers, 3D printer operators, and IT admins with expert e-learning to achieve your team's success potential. Access our full Ultimaker 3D Printing Academy course library of Associate and Professional* knowledge – with certification exams for each role.

  • Support. Get direct support during business hours for software queries or browse a comprehensive knowledge base

*Professional-level courses coming late 2020

Ultimaker Essentials packages start at €250 ($300) per year (excluding taxes) per organizational unit. Want to learn more? Visit the Ultimaker Essentials page on our website or subscribe today.

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