101 License Models – Metered License Models

A while ago, we wrote a blog post entitled 101 license models.  Since that time we followed up with posts on unrestricted license models, nodelocked license models, floating license models, and token-based license models.  In this post, we explore the fifth set of license models described in that post – the Metered License Models.    Metered License Models To review, …

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101 License Models – Token-Based License Models

A while ago, we wrote a blog post entitled 101 license models.  Since that time we followed up with posts on unrestricted license models, nodelocked license models, and floating license models.  In this post, we explore the fourth set of license models described in that post – the Token-Based License Models.    Token-Based License Models To review, token-based licenses are …

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Implement a Recurring Revenue License Model

For more predictable revenues, consider a Recurring Revenue License Model. Software vendors increasingly rely on a recurring revenue license model and other pricing strategies to create steadier revenue streams. These strategies result in smoother and more predictable revenue growth which makes financial planning easier and increases business efficiency, maximizing value to shareholders. A license manager such …

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Policy in the License

Don’t paint yourself into the corner – use Policy in the License. When you think about adding licensing to your software, you want the licensing software to “do the work” of licensing. You don’t want to write special code to handle the various business cases for your licenses.  When you put the policy in the license, …

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FX Vendor Mootzoid switched to RLM

Mootzoid switched to RLM from “home-made licensing” In 2008 Mootzoid started developing and selling plugins. At that time, no software license manager was used because the number of customers and users was just too small to justify investing time or money into a software licensing system. As the user and customer base grew, the need for …

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