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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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:
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”.
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.
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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.
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
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.
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.
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.