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Product Activation: Issues to Consider
Product activation is unobtrusive, secure and flexible – if you do it right. This paper describes some obvious, and some not-so-obvious, issues for software developers to consider. Download Now.
Why Product Activation for Software is Becoming Widespread
Software vendors have used license management for many years. Older approaches, such as key-file-based licensing or dongles, do have a number of drawbacks for the vendor and their users. Product activation solves many of these problems, so is gaining broad acceptance in the software industry. Download Now.
Securing software licenses in virtual and cloud-computing environments – a guide for ISVs
Independent software vendors (ISVs) can secure their licenses against copying, even in a virtualized system, by following the simple approaches outlined in this White Paper. ISVs can also switch to a usage-based licensing approach, in which node-locking is no longer required. Download Now.
The 5 Trial-Licensing Scenarios ISVs Can Encounter and how to Support Each One
Trial licenses are a powerful sales tool for you as an independent software vendor (ISV), however the optimum approach – one that will generate sales without losing revenue – depends on a number of factors specific to your business. This White Paper describes the issues you should consider, and recommends approaches to all the scenarios any ISV is likely to face. Download Now.
Why Should Software and System Vendors Use License Management Software
Software piracy is widespread and well-documented; however, it is not the only reason why having a sophisticated license management solution is important for growing businesses. An Enterprise software vendor can typically see the biggest return on the investment in a license management solution coming from lower operation costs, more flexible fulfillment and from more business intelligence. This white paper explores various scenarios that make license management indispensable. Download Now.