We compare licensing options for server-based software including floating licensing and using a licensing manager.
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.
Reprise Software now offers two licensing toolkit editions addressing the software licensing needs of cost-conscious ISVs. This article compares the two editions to help you decide which one suits your needs the best.
RLMCloud is an easy-to-use solution for hosting your product licenses on standard RLM license servers in the Cloud. It is a turnkey solution, 100% hosted by Reprise Software, Inc. and administered through your browser.
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.
For software vendors, “machine replication” can be a problem, one that can make profits virtual too. Here are some ways to tame virtual machines.
RLM Roaming is a feature that allows a user of an application which is normally licensed with a floating license to temporarily take one of the available licenses off-site. While that license is off-site, the count of available licenses on the server is reduced by one, so no extra usage of the product is possible.
A growing economy presents an opportunity to exploit changes in how you license your software. The best way to stay flexible is to integrate a license manager within your software. Here are some ideas for your marketing/sales teams to create new programs to help you weather the storm.
For software vendors, the most valuable aspect of using a license manager is the freedom to define exactly how your customers buy and use your software products. You can match the attributes of your licenses to the precise needs of your customers and markets. Equally valuable is the ability to address unusual opportunity-specific requirements from your biggest and most important customers or new technology partners.