101 License Models – Nodelocked Licenses

Restricting Usage: Nodelocked Licenses A while ago, we wrote a blog post titled 101 license models, and a followup on unrestricted license models.  In this post, we explore the second set of license models described in that post – Nodelocked Licenses.  To review, the Nodelocked Licenses we described are: uncounted computing environment limited customer name detached demo expiring single license …

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Cloud-Based License Management

This Article Describes Cloud-Based License Management and in particular several problems solved by this approach. Traditional floating licensing requires a license server installation on the end customer’s network. Although this deployment strategy is still the most common, you can improve the situation by moving the license servers into the cloud. Let’s look at the issues where Cloud-Based License Management can …

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Post Use Billing

Post Use Billing – an alternative to Subscription or Permanent License Grants There are situations where it is impossible to anticipate the level of usage of a software package before it is actually used.  In cases like this, a fixed number of permanent licenses or subscriptions may not satisfy your customer’s needs.  Many ISVs and their customers prefer …

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HighQSoft Moves to RLM

HighQSoft Moves to RLM and Introduces Licensing. Previously, at HighQSoft, (server-side) software solutions were either distributed without licensing for trusted customers or with hard-coded user limits. Although this resulted in wide utilization of the software, it also risked a potential loss of revenue. While upgrading the products to include new and market relevant features, the decision …

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