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How will Microsoft licensing for Windows Server 2016 affect you?

Flexera Software
At the end of last year, Microsoft confirmed what many had believed for some time—it will be transitioning its Windows Server operating system from the once simplistic device based licensing model to the now slightly more complex core based license metric sometime in Q3 2016. (See this article in ComputerWorld. Also, Microsoft has provided a […]

Reducing Software Licensing Costs – Video

Learn how VMTurbo can help you reduce software licensing cost by assuring application performance with the most efficient infrastructure supply possible. There’s an old IT joke about the Oracle parking lot and the $50,000 ticket you pay to park there. Why so expensive? Because with Oracle you have to license every possible space, rather […]

Flexera Software Working with Thinkbox Software to Enable On-Demand, Usage-Based Licensing in the Cloud

Flexera Software
Deadline® Reduces Cost and IT Burden, While Protecting Intellectual Property Flexera Software, the leading provider of next-generation software licensing, compliance, security and installation solutions for application producers and enterprises, announced today they are collaborating with Microsoft Azure to enable Thinkbox Software to add on-demand, usage-based licensing 24/7 in the Cloud for Deadline version 8. This […]

Download ManageEngine Desktop Central – desktop and mobile device management

Integrated Desktop & Mobile Device Management Software Desktop Central is integrated desktop and mobile device management software that helps in managing servers, laptops, desktops, smartphones, and tablets from a central location. Automate your regular desktop management routines like installing patches, distributing software, managing your IT Assets, managing software licenses, monitoring software usage statistics, managing USB […]

Frugality in IT – 5 Top Tips to Make Sure You Pay Only for What You Use

Flexera Software
With the continued need to contain IT costs, here are a few of the ways you can leverage Software Asset Management (SAM) and License Optimization processes and tools to “be frugal:” Make software asset management and license optimization a part of your normal business routine Normalise software asset management and integrate it in your day-to-day […]

US PC Users Making Some Progress in Patching Software Vulnerabilities, But Significant Challenges Remain

Flexera Software
Flexera Software, the leading provider of next-generation software licensing, compliance, security and installation solutions for application producers and enterprises today has published Country Reportscovering Q1 2016 for 14 countries. The reports, compiled by the Flexera Software’s Secunia Research team, provide status on vulnerable software products on private PCs in those countries, listing the vulnerable applications […]

AppSense’s Approach to Endpoint Security Validated as Best Practice in SANS Institute White Paper

White Paper Highlights Privilege Management and Application Control as Effective Components in Defending Against Malware Threats AppSense, the leading provider of user virtualization solutions for the secure endpoint, today announced that its approach to delivering trusted endpoint security solutions was recently validated in a white paper published by the SANS Institute. The paper, “Updates to […]

Amazon Inspector, Security Vulnerability Assessment Service Now Generally Available

Amazon Web Services
With Amazon Inspector, there are no upfront investments required, no additional software licenses or maintenance fees, and no need to purchase expensive hardware. You only pay for what you use, and it provides the flexibility to support popular use cases like continuous deployment or auto scaling, where per-host or per-IP licensing models can be difficult […]

Citrix licensing (and Microsoft) demystified? I need your help!

Bas van Kaam
Licensing can be complicated, not only do we need to consider XenApp and/or XenDesktop licenses; we also have to deal with Microsoft licensing, if we like or not. Throughout this chapter I will focus on the different types of Citrix licenses available, how they get applied from a XenApp / XenDesktop perspective and what other […]

Server Licensing, Compliance & Audits in the Cloud Era E-Book

VMTurbo conducted this survey to investigate the challenges organizations face maintaining software licensing compliance in today’s rapidly-growing scale-out virtualized and cloud environments, as well as the strategies they employ to meet these challenges. Our hope is that the results will instigate a data-driven conversation across the broader virtual and cloud community. The results are in […]

What to Consider in Your Multi-Cloud Management

We are living in a world with a rising number of workloads that not only live within controlled, on-premises data centers, but also move out into the public cloud and even across multi-cloud environments. Even though this new world order presents a fantastic opportunity for increased agility and speed, a new set of challenges comes […]

Flexera Software Extends the Power of Software Asset Management (SAM) with Launch of FlexNet Manager for Cloud Infrastructure

Flexera Software
First-to-market solution provides centralized visibility into use of public cloud services and tools to eliminate waste and optimize spend Flexera Software, the leading provider of next-generation software licensing, compliance, security and installation solutions for application producers and enterprises today announced the launch of FlexNet Manager for Cloud Infrastructure. The first solution from a Software Asset […]

New Research from EMA Determines that DataCore™ Adaptive Parallel I/O Technology Significantly Lowers Server and Storage Costs

Industry Impact Brief Explores How Parallel I/O Enables Organizations to Reclaim the Savings of Virtualization That Had Become Diminished Due to the I/O Gap  DataCore, the leader in Parallel-Powered Software, Application-Adaptive Data Infrastructure and Hyper-converged Virtual SAN solutions, today announced the results of new research conducted by Enteprise Management Associates (EMA). Detailed in a recently-published […]

Software License Management Challenges When Using Third Party Datacenter Service Providers

Flexera Software
In today’s heterogeneous IT environments, many enterprises are using third party datacenter service providers to meet business needs. Sometimes entire platforms are hosted by a third party. What we are talking about here is infrastructure and virtual machine provisioning. This is different from “cloud” services like Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. The difference is […]

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