Revulytics Blog

Topic: Software Piracy

What Is Software Compliance Analytics?

Converting Software Pirates to Paying Customers Software piracy is still a big issue. Customer overuse is still a big issue. So let’s talk about software compliance analytics and the data that helps you convert pirates into paying customers. ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  March 25, 2019   |   Software 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

Reducing Legal Exposure in Software License Auditing, a Data-Driven Approach

Over the years, the software vendors conducting the most licensing audits haven’t changed much, according to the most recent survey by the International Business Software Managers Association (IBSMA). Microsoft, Adobe and IBM still top that list. ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  December 04, 2018   |   Software Piracy

Using Compliance Analytics Data to Improve Your Software Audit Program

According to Gartner, analytics enables software providers to improve retention and revenue by “tracking how often and when the software (including specific modules) is being used, allowing identification of licensing compliance gaps.” Let’s ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  November 21, 2018   |   Software Piracy

2018 Revulytics Software Piracy Statistics and Thoughts on the BSA Global Software Survey

BSA | The Software Alliance recently released its 2018 Global Software Survey and I thought it would be useful to review some of the findings and their implications for software vendors and end user organizations.

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Joseph Noonan  

|  June 07, 2018   |   Software Piracy

[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