We compare licensing options for server-based software including floating licensing and using a licensing manager.
RLM stood out as a hassle-free and flexible solution for node-locked and floating licenses. When U-RENDER started evaluating different solutions for their own software product, RLM was already at the top of the list.
You need an implementation strategy for license management that provides customers with all the licensing system components. These parts enable customers to control their software usage without burdening those customers who don’t. Here is how to build a win-win strategy for end-users and software publishers.
Using RLM, StrataData migrated to a more flexible licensing model which seamlessly integrated their existing dongles for those that wanted to retain them, as well as provide all the benefits of floating, server-based licensing.
Deciding how to price your software products is a challenge that does not a have “one-size-fits-all” solution. A software license manager, such as the Reprise License Manager (RLM), is an indispensable tool that can help you to design and enforce pricing models that are right for today’s customers, while giving you the flexibility to quickly adapt to new opportunities as they emerge.
Software pricing and licensing experts agree that optimal pricing strategies are rooted in value pricing. Pricing is easy for standard packaged products, but sublicensed SDKs pose pricing challenges. Here are some ways to create your ideal model.
Independent software companies increasingly rely on innovative software licensing and pricing strategies to create steadier revenue streams. They look for smoother and more predictable revenue growth to make financial planning easier, increase business efficiency, and maximize value to shareholders.
With public key encryption, software vendors can create digitally signed licenses with a private key that can be verified by anyone who has access to the vendor’s public key.
With RLM Internet Activation™ you have two choices: Modify your app to automatically prompt the user for the activation key at install time or
rely on the supplied RLM GUI to provide license fulfillment service access. Learn more about using RLM™ internet activation for evaluations.
In an attempt to clear up some confusion and to provide a little education on the not-quite-fascinating subject of license servers, we’ll review various licensing scenarios and what is involved on the server side.