Recent posts by Victor DeMarines

Victor DeMarines

Vice President, Products & Strategy at Revulytics

Victor DeMarines brings extensive security product management and marketing experience to Revulytics, where he is responsible for product strategy and direction. He is a frequent speaker and author on topics including piracy, reverse engineering and the protection of intellectual property.

Software Piracy in the United States [New Data]

According to the most recent BSA Global Software Survey in 2018, software piracy in the United States is reported to be at 15 percent (down from 19 percent in 2011), yet has a commercial value of $8.6 billion (down slightly from 9.7 billion in 2011).

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Victor DeMarines  

|  October 21, 2019   |   Software Piracy

Moving Applications to the Cloud and Adopting Cloud-Like Business Models

On-premise software vendors are incorporating cloud-like business models and subscription-based pricing that make them more competitive and best meet the needs of their customers. Adobe, Autodesk, and Microsoft have all adopted hybrid (on-premise ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  October 17, 2019   |   Cloud

Software Piracy in Russia [New Data]

According to the most recent BSA Global Software Survey in 2018, software piracy in Russia is reported to be at 62 percent with a commercial value of $1.29 billion. While the piracy rate has remained relatively steady since 2011 (when it was 63 ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  October 11, 2019   |   Software Piracy

Software Piracy in China [New Data]

China’s reputation for its heavy use of pirated software is well established. According to the latest Revulytics Compliance Intelligence data, China topped our list of Top 20 license misuse and piracy hotspots.

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Victor DeMarines  

|  October 04, 2019   |   Software Piracy

Software Piracy Myth #1: Software Piracy Only Occurs in China and Russia

Like no other industry, software companies have had a long and conflicted history with those who misappropriate and misuse their intellectual property. As long as there has been software, there has been software misuse, which includes overuse ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  September 30, 2019   |   Software Piracy

[INFOGRAPHIC] 2019 Revulytics Software Piracy Statistics

Commercial Value of Unlicensed Software in North America and Western Europe Data from the BSA Global Software Survey 2018 shows significant revenue generation opportunities in regions with strong intellectual property (IP) laws.

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Victor DeMarines  

|  September 27, 2019   |   Software Piracy

6 Software Piracy Myths

As long as there has been software, there has been software misuse: both pirated use (companies using pirated versions of software with cracked licenses) and overuse (legitimate customers exceeding the legal use defined in a license agreement). ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  August 29, 2019   |   Software Piracy

What is Software Piracy?

What is Software Piracy? Software piracy is the use of unlicensed software where the user has never paid the software vendor a licensing fee for the application. It can be contrasted with “license overuse” where the user has paid a software vendor a ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  August 21, 2019   |   Software Piracy

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