Licensing

27 09, 2018

Migrating from Legacy Licensing Solutions

By |September 27th, 2018|Categories: General|Tags: , , |

One of the greatest obstacles for software vendors considering a professional licensing solutions is the migration from existing/legacy solutions. The introduction overhead of a new system might affect not only the software vendor himself, but also (and more importantly) the existing customer base. The biggest concern in most cases is having to provide new license [...]

3 01, 2018

Activation using QR Codes

By |January 3rd, 2018|Categories: General|Tags: , |

QR codes is a well-established means to enabling payments, website discovery and more. SLASCONE enables devices equipped with a camera or a scanner to use QR codes for their activation. Similarly to traditional alphanumeric license keys, QR license codes can be sent via email to the authorized persons. Alternatively, the authorized persons can log in [...]

2 01, 2017

Enpowering your Resellers

By |January 2nd, 2017|Categories: General|Tags: , , , |

A fundamental objective of most software vendors is to find partners/resellers that will help them scale their business. Resellers can be particularly beneficial, in many case the only way, for expansion and international growth. Nevertheless, establishing successful channels is particularly challenging for software vendors: Enablement/Attractiveness: providing resellers with the necessary support (training, material, marketing) for [...]

6 11, 2016

The Case of in-house Licensing Solutions

By |November 6th, 2016|Categories: General|Tags: , , |

A surprisingly big number of software vendors rely on software audits instead of a real licensing solution in order to prevent over-usage. I call this the reactive approach. The majority does opt for a proactive approach. Nevertheless, instead of integrating a professional solution, it chooses to develop an in-house solution (let's call this solution EasyLic). [...]