Revulytics Blog

Topic: Global Piracy

Product-Wide Software Licensing Strategy That Drives Compliance

The chain of events set in motion by SAP’s actions against so-called “indirect access” (where 5,800 users utilized SAP’s software engine on a single license through a third party application) was front-page news in the world of enterprise software ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  March 13, 2019   |   Software Piracy

Top 5 Software License Compliance Stories of 2018

Google’s top searches of 2018 included the World Cup, unicorn cakes and 1980’s fashion. While that’s all very exciting, the world of software license compliance had its moments too this year. Here’s a look at our top picks for software license ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  December 21, 2018   |   Software Piracy

China’s Golden Week 2018 and its Impact on Software Piracy

We thought it would be interesting to update our blog post from 2017 in which we looked at China’s Golden Week and its impact on the use of pirated software by businesses. In that post we examined years of our compliance intelligence data on the use ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  December 11, 2018   |   Software Piracy

Performance Enhancing Data to Boost Your Compliance Program

I know what you’re thinking: “PEDs?? Are you trying to get us banned from international competition??” Quite the opposite. First, let’s start with our definition of PED: Performance Enhancing Data. Now let’s add some context: effective software ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  February 15, 2018   |   Revenue Recovery

Top Software License Compliance Stories of 2017

Somehow, we’ve managed to compile a “technology-related top news stories of 2017” list that doesn’t mention augmented reality, Apple’s iPhone X or Amazon’s search for a new headquarters (though loyal readers know we’ve at some point worked all of ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  December 27, 2017   |   Revenue Recovery

China’s Golden Week and its Impact on Software Piracy

Going back through the years of our compliance intelligence data on the use of pirated software, it’s interesting to see how much impact holidays like China’s Golden Week can have. According to some reports, “about half of China’s 1.4 billion people ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  October 13, 2017   |   Revenue Recovery

Top 20 Countries for Software Piracy and License Misuse (2017)

[UPDATE: Read our 2018 Report here] We analyzed aggregated Revulytics Compliance Intelligence data (the number of unique machines using unpaid software) as of March 2017 to identify the Top 20 countries using pirated or unlicensed software: 

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Michael Goff  

|  March 21, 2017   |   Global Piracy

Revulytics Compliance Intelligence: Enhance Data with Wi-Fi Geolocation

Software enabled with Revulytics Compliance Intelligence can capture specific geolocation data through Wi-Fi access points. This Wi-Fi geolocation data is now aggregated and displayed within embedded maps at the machine, domain and account levels, ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  March 15, 2017   |   Global Piracy