Autoform Licenses the Reprise License Manager (RLM)

Summary: Reprise Software Inc. is pleased to announce that the leading provider of software solutions for the sheet metal forming industry, AutoForm Engineering GmbH, has selected Reprise Software’s Reprise License Manager (RLM) for its various engineering design product lines. AutoForm Engineering will use RLM to enable secure license models that will allow it to package …

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License Portability

Not for Everybody, but Dongles Provide License Portability

The overall reputation of dongles "took it on the chin" in past decades. Dongles were perceived to be inconvenient, clumsy, unreliable and expensive. Not so fast! The dongle is seeing a rebirth. Late model USB dongles are both reliable and inexpensive. Through it all, dongles remain extremely popular in some market segments including applications that are deployed in laboratory, testing, and remote "in the field" locations.

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Licensing on Virtual Machines

Virtual Machine (VM) software has been a major factor in increasing computer utilization and efficiency. VM software allows users to segment a computer into multiple "virtual" systems, each with its own copy of an operating system each acting fully independently from the others. For software vendors, this "machine replication" can be a problem, one that can make profits become "virtual" too.

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Quest Reliability, Inc. Licenses the Reprise License Manager (RLM)

Summary: “After researching several available licensing solutions in the market, we chose and standardized on the RLM system because it offered the best overall value, with an extremely rich set of features, and was backed by a responsive and knowledgeable staff.” About Quest Reliability, Inc.: Providing powerful tools for mechanical and structural integrity Quest Reliability, …

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The Right Hostid

Finding the Optimum Balance between Security and Convenience Ensuring License Compliance Generally speaking, independent software vendors (ISVs) want their customers to have access to all the licenses that they buy, but not more.  One of the ways that ISVs ensure that customers do not exceed their allotment of licenses is to place checks within their …

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Zentech International Licenses the Reprise License Manager (RLM)

Summary: RLM satisfied Zentech International’s need for an affordable licensing solution because both setup and administration were familiar to their customers. The Token-Based license facility was particularly useful, enabling simple control of program features, eg. version, allowed FE code interfaces, etc.. Zentech found that RLM was most helpful in supporting a trial-to-enable testing on Windows …

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Redundant Servers v. Independent Servers

The concept of redundant license servers dates back to the early days of licensing software circa 1988. At that time, networks and servers were unreliable and fixing them was a very time-consuming process, often taking days or even weeks. So, when a license server went down, customers wanted a way for their licenses to be available during the outage. Redundant servers were born.

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