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Software Piracy Statistics At A Glance [Infographic]

February 6, 2015


Software piracy is a large and costly problem that is not going away any time soon. In fact, since 2011, the global rate of unlicensed software use has actually increased despite both legal and corporate efforts to curb the problem.  

You know that software piracy threatens your company's revenues, but can you truly measure the impact it has on your top line?

In this infographic we take a look at current global software piracy statistics and how they affect software vendors.

Software Piracy Statistics Infographic

As you can see, software piracy has a huge impact on organizations' top-lines, but companies that are able to identify misuse and convert those users to paying customers can add significant new license revenue.

Want to learn about more piracy and compliance statistics? Watch our webinar, Global License Compliance Review: Lessons from 2014 Software Usage Data. V.i. Labs VP of Product and Strategy, Vic DeMarines, will dive more into these stats and discuss what they mean for software vendors in 2015.

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Victor DeMarines

Post written by 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.