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Sentinel Cloud Launches
13 years ago

Sentinel Cloud Launches

In March we officially released Sentinel Cloud Services, the industry’s first and only software licensing and entitlement management solution delivered “from the cloud for the cloud”. In prior issues I have discussed some of the growing trends toward SaaS-based applications and the shift away from on-premise software from both an internal perspective and end user experience. At this moment, I want to assume that a large percentage of our customers have already embraced the benefits of SaaS and are beginning to think about transitioning some of their offerings to the cloud. Read More

Software Licensing: To SAM or not to SAM
14 years ago

Software Licensing: To SAM or not to SAM

These days it seems like there are multiple opinions about the decision making process of CIO’s as it relates to software license acquisition, management, and their respective budgets.  Multiple industry participants will wax eloquent on what the current generation of CIO’s will choose as their next move as a software acquisition strategy.  Will they try to implement some sort of Software Asset Management tool to help them tag and track software which they have licensed (and as the argument goes, thereby reduce their expenses by only paying for what is being used if their contract allows for that), or will they go to a SaaS model where pay-per-use becomes a standard service model that achieves the same goal, albeit quite differently?  View this article for one take on the CIO decision making process:  http://www.siliconrepublic.com/strategy/item/17491-the-cloud-is-more-secure/ Read More