As those familiar with software licensing already know, many benefits can accrue to those independent software vendors (ISVs) that incorporate a license manager into the products they sell.
One of those benefits is the ability to give users a license that will allow them to remain in compliance with the terms of their software license after they’ve disconnected their laptop from the corporate intranet. Whether it be for a few hours, a few days or a few weeks, “roaming” license policies are very powerful. A user can take full advantage of an ISV’s product while remaining in compliance, on the road, at home or in the office. At any point, the user can re-connect to the corporate intranet and return a roamed license, or refresh the license for a set period.
ISVs can implement this policy for all or just a subset of their customers. And with “policy in the license”, it’s just a matter of issuing a special text-based license for the end user’s server and client machines. The magic of license management takes it from there!
There are of course many reasons to use RLM, besides roaming licenses, and we’ll be happy to tell you more.