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Considering Product Activation? You Need to Think about These 10 Issues


Product activation is a popular approach for securing software licenses. However, software developers need to understand all the requirements for a capable activation system, from the license models they’ll need to support, to how to deal with the corner-case customer environments. Learn about the obvious, and not-so-obvious, issues software developers need to consider as they select a product activation system.

floating license itam  do need to support floating licensing or dongle-based licensing, does engineering have to re-do the licensing integration, or does the existing licensing system they integrated for product activation support it without needing any modification or replacement?   Platform support Of course you need to protect your application on all the computer platforms you support. Does the activation system provide a client library for all your current platforms? How about platforms in your product roadmap? How about Read More

Case Study: NumeriX


Since 1996, NumeriX had been using in-house-developed licensing tools to manage and protect its applications. In 2006, it outsourced licensing to a third-party vendor that could provide a scalable solution with two licensing options. After some problems with integration, NumeriX consolidated on one commercial licensing management solution. Find out about the benefits of the licensing solution the company chose.

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Case Study: Fair Isaac Corporation


Fair Isaac Corporation’s FICO scores—the global industry standard for objective, profitable risk assessment—are the most widely used consumer credit scores in the world. Fair Isaac was using a simple in-house license manager to protect new installations of the FICO score, but as new implementations spread around the world, the company decided it needed a new system to manage its licenses. Learn about its chosen solution.

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Case Study: Agitar Technologies


Agitar provides Java testing solutions to its customers around in the world in various industries. Agitar has been using a network licensing platform since 2004, and now offers floating licenses from a re-distributed server, with stand-alone license server or embedded options. Unlike other license servers that can’t be embedded, there’s no separate licensing process. Learn how this benefits Agitar—and its customers.

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Resurrection, Vitality And Perseverance Of Former ERP 'Goners' Part One: Ross Systems & SSA Global Technologies


While an increasing demand for services and incremental purchases of new extended-ERP functionality from existing client base, with a modest ooze of new accounts and even a notable influx of new accounts for distinguished some, may not put the revitalized former ERP losers back on top of the enterprise applications charts, they will likely remain around and not necessarily just to impede mid-market forays of both Tier 1 brethren and the likes of Microsoft.

floating license itam  Vitality And Perseverance Of Former ERP ''Goners'' Part One: Ross Systems & SSA Global Technologies Resurrection, Vitality And Perseverance Of Former ERP ''Goners'' Part One: Ross Systems & SSA Global Technologies P.J. Jakovljevic - March 20, 2003 Event Summary Although encouraging, it might also be quite ironic that, during these days of general lethargy of the market, the rare good pieces of news, in addition to some usual suspect'' software giant''s upbeat financial reports due to their certain Read More

SaaS versus Traditional ITAM Tools: How the Hosted Approach Delivers Greater Value


The differences between on-demand applications (also known as software as a service, or SaaS) and on-premise solutions mean that stronger benefits can be achieved with a SaaS-based system. On-demand solutions are far more cost-effective than their on-premise counterparts—statistics show that the total cost of ownership (TCO) for an on-premise solution over the first three years is 60 to 200 percent higher. Find out more.

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Lawson Software Braves IPO And Reports Strongly Against The Odds


Lawson Software has to a degree spiced up the end of a bland IPO year, and has also joined the elite of enterprise applications vendors that have seen license revenue growth and profit in 2001.

floating license itam  Software Braves IPO And Reports Strongly Against The Odds Event Summary On December 20, Lawson Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: LWSN), a provider of Web-based business applications for specific service industries, reported total revenues for its second quarter of fiscal 2002 ended November 30, 2001, of $95.1 million, which a 15.5% increase from total revenues of $82.3 million in its fiscal 2001 second quarter. For Q2 2002, license fee revenue totaled $30.1 million, up 16.6% from $25.8 million in Q2 2001. Serv Read More

PeopleSoft Recuperating Slowly, Hoping to Sink 1999 into Oblivion Quickly


On February 1, PeopleSoft announced its financial results for 1999. PeopleSoft continues the slow recovery that a majority of ERP vendors across the board have experienced in the past few quarters.

floating license itam  Recuperating Slowly, Hoping to Sink 1999 into Oblivion Quickly PeopleSoft Recuperating Slowly, Hoping to Sink 1999 into Oblivion Quickly P.J. Jakovljevic - February 23rd, 2000 Event Summary In 1999, PeopleSoft posted flat revenues of $1.43B compared to revenues of $1.47B in 1998. Profits declined 87% to $21M for 1999 compared to $164.1M in 1998, excluding nonrecurring costs. When including nonrecurring costs, PeopleSoft lost $177.8M in 1999. For the fourth quarter of 1999, revenue topped $372M an Read More

Warehouse Management Systems: Pie in the Sky or Floating Bakery?Part Two: The Pareto Principle, Processes, and People: Assessing Your Warehouse Management System Needs


To ensure your warehouse management system is implemented as painlessly as possible, you must assess your warehouse situation before you decide on a warehouse solution. Using the Pareto Principle, where a minority of inputs yields the majority results; examining your processes; evaluating your personnel; monitoring the progress of implementation; and testing are the best ways to ensure both a successful launch and long term return on investment.

floating license itam  in the Sky or Floating Bakery?Part Two: The Pareto Principle, Processes, and People: Assessing Your Warehouse Management System Needs Introduction After understanding the myths behind the claims of huge staff reductions , quick and easy implementation , and the fast and big return on investment, you need to know what type of features and functionality you should look for in a warehouse management system. The bells and whistles of a system might look enticing, but what you ultimately need to do is Read More

J.D. Edwards Reaches $1B Milestone In Another Losing Year


On December 4, J.D. Edwards & Company announced its return to profitability in Q4 2000, a sign the market may be buying into its Internet collaboration approach. However, 2000 remains a more bitter than sweet year for the company owing to the posted loss and staff departures earlier on.

floating license itam  D. Edwards Reaches $1B Milestone In Another Losing Year J.D. Edwards Reaches $1B Milestone In Another Losing Year P.J. Jakovljevic - January 11, 2001 Event Summary On December 4, J.D. Edwards & Company (NASDAQ: JDEC), one of the biggest providers of enterprise applications, reported financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended October 31, 2000. License fee revenue grew to $137.4 million in Q4, 2000, a 36% increase over license fee revenue of $101.1 million in Q4 1999 (See Figure 1). It Read More

Aspen’s Step Backward in the First Quarter Part of Familiar Dance


First quarter results tend to be Aspen Technologies’ weakest of the year and 1Q 2001 is no exception. There are signs that suggest the process manufacturing enterprise software vendor is taking pains to break the cycle.

floating license itam  Step Backward in the First Quarter Part of Familiar Dance Aspen’s Step Backward in the First Quarter Part of Familiar Dance S. McVey - November 7, 2000 Event Summary Aspen Technology''s financial results for the first quarter ending September 30, 2000 fell short of last quarter''s results but typify the vendor''s cyclical business. License revenue decreased 31% to $32.6 million from the previous quarter of $47.3 million. A slight increase in service revenue softened the drop in total revenues, but Read More

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 both the vendor and the user. Product activation solves many of these problems, so is gaining broad acceptance. Learn more about product activation and licensing management, and why modern product activation systems are superior to other techniques.

floating license itam  vendor to also offer floating licensing either over the end-customer''s network or the Internet based on this same executable). Finally, license management can enable the vendor to automate fulfillment, management and reporting, so reducing operations costs and offering immediate delivery worldwide 24x7 to their customers. A key concern for software vendors is ensuring users don''t just give the software to unlicensed friends and colleagues, or even post it on the web for anyone to download. The standard Read More

SAP Remains One Of The Market’s Beacons Of Hope


On April 19, SAP announced upbeat results for Q1 2001, contradicting thereby the current market malaise. However, flat currency adjusted license revenue in the US and expected cascading economic slowdown from the US to other markets, may feel like a cutthroat competition, a loss of market share and the fact that not all troubles have been overcome.

floating license itam  Remains One Of The Market’s Beacons Of Hope SAP Remains One Of The Market''s Beacons Of Hope P.J. Jakovljevic - May 17, 2001 Event Summary On April 19, SAP AG (NYSE: SAP), the leading provider of business software solutions, announced its results for the quarter ended March 31, 2001. In Q1 2001, revenues increased 29% over the same period last year from EUR 1.2 billion to EUR 1.5 billion (See Figure 1). Net income in the quarter more than doubled (up 117%) to EUR 117 million compared to a year earlier Read More

And the Real ERP Is…


On October 9, I ran a contest asking readers to define ERP in their own words. Why? Because there are so many different definitions floating around on the Web that I wondered if users really know what they're getting into when selecting an ERP system. This problem was really brought home to me a few months ago, when I was asked to write a brief history of ERP (for an organization who will

floating license itam  so many different definitions floating around on the Web that I wondered if users really know what they''re getting into when selecting an ERP system. This problem was really brought home to me a few months ago, when I was asked to write a brief history of ERP (for an organization who will remain nameless). It didn''t start well—throughout our first two meetings I couldn''t help feeling that we were talking at cross purposes. It finally turned out that they weren''t interested in ERP at all, but in SCM Read More