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Topic: Software Licensing

The Sales Enablement Approach to Software License Compliance

Leveraging Data to Support a Portfolio of Engagement Strategies Both parties in the IT buying process desire a fair deal based on value, but too often wind up feeling exposed due to complexity, uncertainty, and risk surrounding software assets over ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  December 13, 2018   |   Software Licensing

[Dataversity] Bring Your Own Data: Exploring a Cure for Software Licensing Compliance Ills

Every time I travel through an airport or workout at Harvard Stadium, I am reminded of the phenomenon that is Fitbit. Perhaps the only thing capable of competing for attention that people reserve for their smartphones is the desire to sneak a peek ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  March 16, 2018   |   Software Piracy

Building Subscription Pricing Models with Software Usage Analytics

Last year PTC announced a major shift from perpetual licensing to subscription licensing for all new software licenses in the Americas and Western Europe for its core CAD and PLM software and ThingWorx IoT platform.

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Keith Fenech  

|  March 02, 2018   |   Software Licensing

[Dataversity] Are You Ready for GDPR?

As the May 25, 2018 deadline for the General Data Protection Act (GDPR) regulations inches closer, there isn’t a compliance officer on the planet who isn’t consumed with making sure every asset is covered. With the networked, global nature of our ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  January 22, 2018   |   Software Piracy

Implementing Compliance Intelligence to Combat Piracy

It’s a complex time to be a compliance manager.

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Victor DeMarines  

|  November 27, 2017   |   Software Piracy

CMS Wire: How to Move to a Subscription-Based Pricing Model

“The Subscription Economy,” is a term coined by Tien Tzuo, the founder of subscription management software vendor Zuora, as a way to describe an emerging economic model in which people lease, rent or otherwise consume products as a service, rather ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  November 21, 2017   |   Software Licensing

Simplify with Software Usage & Compliance Analytics

Likely, in some trade show, meeting or some other PowerPoint-driven conversation, you’ve come across this quote attributed to Albert Einstein: “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” (Perhaps, you’ve even silently ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  October 02, 2017   |   Software Piracy

Implement Consumption-Based Licensing

Perhaps you are familiar with the concept of usage-based automobile insurance, which leverages telematics to more closely align premium rates with actual driving behaviors. Progressive, for instance, has an offering that monitors driving behavior ...

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Keith Fenech  

|  September 26, 2017   |   License Compliance

Shift to Subscription-Based Licensing with the Help of Usage Analytics

When Autodesk stopped selling perpetual licenses of its desktop software last year, it was yet another validation of the growing popularity of subscription-based pricing. By 2020, more than 80 percent of ISVs will shift their models from traditional ...

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Keith Fenech  

|  April 06, 2017   |   Software Licensing
June 20, 2014 Software Piracy

The Five Stages of Software Compliance Maturity

Many companies either do not realize that they have a piracy problem, or underestimate the scope of it. The fact is that piracy continues to be a worldwide problem and for many software companies, revenue losses from the use of unlicensed software ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  June 20, 2014   |   Software Piracy
March 19, 2014 Industry Research

V.i. Labs' CEO on IDC Software Pricing and Licensing Predictions for 2014

IDC Research Vice President Amy Konary recently delivered a presentation on Worldwide Software Pricing and Licensing Predictions for 2014. One prediction rang especially true for us at V.i. Labs: “Seeking to increase revenue, software vendors will ...

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Joseph Noonan  

|  March 19, 2014   |   Industry Research
January 21, 2014 Company News

V.i. Labs Data Generated More Than $300M in New License Revenue for Customers in 2013

Today we announced record results in 2013 in enabling software companies to generate new revenue from unpaid software use. V.i. Labs data generated more than $300 million in new license revenue for customers in 2013, and we have achieved 500 percent ...

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Michael Goff  

|  January 21, 2014   |   Company News
October 04, 2012 Software Licensing

Filling the Gaps in Software Licensing

Last week we announced our newest product, CodeArmor Intelligence for FlexNet Publisher. It is a new solution for Flexera FlexNet Publisher customers to generate revenue by taking control of their license overuse and piracy issues without impacting ...

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Michael Goff  

|  October 04, 2012   |   Software Licensing
October 01, 2012 Software Piracy

Chinese Govt. Takes Steps Towards License Compliance, Megaupload's Comeback and More - Week in Review 10/1/2012

Welcome to the latest software license protection and piracy update. This week the Chinese Government took a large step towards software compliance, Kim Dotcom of Megaupload plans a comeback and Tanzania joins Microsoft in combating software piracy. ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  October 01, 2012   |   Software Piracy

Software Licensing in the Cloud, Google & The Pirate Bay, and Filipino Software Piracy - Week in Review 9/17/2010

Welcome back to V.i. Labs’ weekly software piracy and licensing update. This week Google decided no longer to suggest The Pirate Bay, the BSA weighs in on the Tran-Pacific Partnership and the Filipino Government tackles software piracy. Want to know ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  September 17, 2012   |   Software Piracy

Sometimes the Best Defense is a Good Offense (Just Ask the Patriots)

This has been an intriguing year for professional football, one in which the old adage of “defense wins championships” has been sorely tested. Of the four remaining teams in the playoffs last week, the two teams with top five defenses, Baltimore and ...

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Jim Nauen  

|  January 30, 2012   |   License Compliance
September 15, 2010 Company News

Arxan Defense Systems Acquired by Microsemi

Microsemi Corp., provider of semiconductor products to the medical, military and aerospace industries, today announced that it has acquired Arxan Defense Systems, a provider of anti-tampering and protection solutions for an undisclosed amount (full ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  September 15, 2010   |   Company News