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SaaS Licensing

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes SafeNet as the Clear SLM Market Leader
5 years ago

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes SafeNet as the Clear SLM Market Leader

Earlier today, SafeNet announced that the leading analyst firm Frost & Sullivan has recognized the company for their leadership and dominance in the global software license management market.

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The 4 Attributes of Successful Hybrid Licensing
5 years ago

The 4 Attributes of Successful Hybrid Licensing

As ISVs plan to expand their existing on-premise offering and evolving into additional cloud-service offerings, a very important consideration is often overlooked. Is it possible to effectively license the same application as both an on-premise solution and as a cloud-based service?

When looking for the right technology to monetize their offering from on-premise and into the cloud, an ISV must take into consideration these 4 critical aspects of licensing technology: Read More

Turning Cloud Hype into Reality in Mexico City
5 years ago

Turning Cloud Hype into Reality in Mexico City

You ever have those moments when it hits you that sometimes hype becomes reality?  After the mind-numbing amount of times that “cloud” has been used in almost every business meeting, marketing message, and corporate strategy document has been published over the past 18 months, I was starting to wonder why so few of the companies I speak to had actually starting to offer their software as a service.  There were hints of it being adopted here and there, and sure, some companies were reporting their wins in the space, but the mainstream didn’t seem like it had  really “gone cloud”. Read More

A Successful SaaS Market Strategy Starts with Customer Insights
5 years ago

A Successful SaaS Market Strategy Starts with Customer Insights

Forrester’s Holger Kisker recently wrote a great blog post addressing the topic of how SaaS vendors must collect customer insights for innovation and compliance.

Gaining visibility to customer behavior and …
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There’s No Debate: ISVs Need to Consider Pricing, Virtualization Options
5 years ago

There’s No Debate: ISVs Need to Consider Pricing, Virtualization Options

If you live in US or follow the news about US, you know that we are in middle of a political election season. You can’t go a week without watching the back and forth between Presidential candidates over topics that range from relevant to mundane, game-changing to ridiculous. One of the more serious topics (and probably at the top of the voters’ mind) is job creation, or the lack thereof. The US economy is growing but job growth is not keeping pace. At the heart of the issue is productivity: when the chips were down during the peak of recession, most companies learned to be very efficient. That is, they learned how to get more out of the resources they have. One of those efficiencies is increasing use of IT to improve productivity of employees. You could say job growth has given way to use of more software systems and tools. Read More

SafeNet Delivers Industry’s First Licensing and Monetization Solution for Hybrid On-Premise and Cloud-based Software Portfolios
5 years ago

SafeNet Delivers Industry’s First Licensing and Monetization Solution for Hybrid On-Premise and Cloud-based Software Portfolios

Earlier today, SafeNet issued the following press release:

Sentinel® Products and Services Provide Developers with an Easy, Flexible Migration Path for Transitioning from On-Premise-Only to Hybrid or SaaS-Only Delivery Models

News Summary:

  • SafeNet’s® technology delivers the industry’s only licensing and software monetization solutions with a single, common operational platform for on-premise ISVs (independent software vendors), software-as-a-service (SaaS) vendors, and developers with hybrid portfolios.
  • SafeNet’s Sentinel® technology provides a dynamic “live” licensing back-end entitlement management system that accurately maintains and reports licensing states, empowering ISVs to maintain better control over usage and deliver richer customer experiences. Read More
Chris Fedde: SIIA’s Vision from the Top – Hybrid Cloud Strategies
5 years ago

Chris Fedde: SIIA’s Vision from the Top – Hybrid Cloud Strategies

This week, ISVs from around the world are attending the SIIA’s All About The Cloud event in San Francisco to hear the latest industry trends in the SaaS community.

Chris …
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LicensingLive London 2012: From On-Premise into the Cloud
5 years ago

LicensingLive London 2012: From On-Premise into the Cloud

Why choose either cloud-based OR on-premise delivery for your software, when you can do both?
by Ariella Shoham, EMEA SRM FIeld Marketing Manager

Last month, we got together again for LicensingLive London, our annual “cloud gathering” at the Royal Institute of Great Britain in London. The surroundings – the RIGB Library, surrounded by hundreds (if not thousands) of scientific publications and books was the ideal setting for discussing some of the hottest topics in the world of Software as a Service. Read More

Three Core Traits of Successful SaaS Applications
5 years ago

Three Core Traits of Successful SaaS Applications

The benefits of cloud migration may seem limitless to traditional on-premise ISVs.  The potential for huge competitive advantage is there, but only if you tackle cloud migration the right way: with the customer in mind.   In his recent software monetization article on TMCNet, Rich Steeves shared the three core traits that the most successful SaaS applications have. Read More

SafeNet Launches SaaS Licensing Channel on TMCNet
5 years ago

SafeNet Launches SaaS Licensing Channel on TMCNet

Software-as-a-service, or SaaS, has become a critical delivery model for ISV’s who are looking to remain competitive.  To help the software community stay ahead of this trend, SafeNet has launched …
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