Licensing news stories
Renesas launches industry leading functional safety solutions
Renesas Electronics Corporation has launched functional safety solutions that meet the IEC61508 standard for both its RA and RX Families of microcontrollers.
rhipe adds Octopus licensing solutions to distie portfolio
The addition of Octopus Cloud provides rhipe partners with licensing solutions and management processes to support cloud transformation initiatives.
Data#3 to exclusively provide MS licences to WA Government
The technology services provider has won two contracts with the Western Australia Government, becoming its sole Microsoft licence provider.
A/NZ consumers using less unlicensed software - but those who do are at risk of a breach
In Asia Pacific as a whole, 57% of its software usage is unlicensed. How do New Zealand and Australia fare?
Huge tech leaders come together for open source licensing initiative
Red Hat, Facebook, Google and IBM have come together to promote greater fairness and predictability in license enforcement.
Don’t boil the ocean: Taking the sting out of software license audits
Software audits have become even more complicated as businesses now need to track software in complex environments, like the cloud.
Ivanti acquires asset management company - ninth in five years
“With this acquisition, Ivanti is advancing its lead in SAM by filling a critical unmet need within the greater ITAM ecosystem,”
Ivanti is 'transforming the way we understand the data centre'
The license optimiser helps asset managers understand even the most complicated server-based enterprise software.
Gartner opinion: “You need to fire your reseller”
This direct quote originates from a software reseller roundtable at our Dallas ITFPAM Summit on Tuesday.
Developing new business models for success in the IoT
It only takes a few moments of reflection to realise that with the rise of IoT, business has adapted, developed new models, & they are capitalising.
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“Other options are becoming a must to winning business; some old vendor and end-user alliances could easily be broken in the next 12-18 months.”
NetApp SolidFire offers scalable software licensing for data centers
NetApp Solidfire's FlashForward Capacity Licensing aims to streamline software licensing management for data centers.
Microsoft blinks, lets you transfer Office 2013 licenses
Microsoft has relented on the unreasonable terms of Office 2013 licensing, allowing transfer of a license from one PC to another.