Software Licensing Troubles But Don’t Trouble SCCM Admins

Anoop

I’m not a licensing expert, and the license documents are successfully able to confuse me more whenever I try to understand it. I have seen people are trying to resolve Software licensing troubles with SCCM inventory. I don’t believe that SCCM can provide a software licensing insights. The post Software Licensing Troubles But Don’t Trouble SCCM Admins appeared first on SCCM Intune Real World Enterprise Experience Blog.

Cisco patches a critical patch on its software-license manager

Network World

Cisco this week said it patched a “ critical ” patch for its Prime License Manager (PLM) software that would let attackers execute random SQL queries. The Cisco Prime License Manager offers enterprise-wide management of user-based licensing, including license fulfillment. Released in November, the first version of the Prime License Manager patch caused its own “ functional ” problems that Cisco was then forced to fix.

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Can you work around SAP indirect access software licensing?

Computer Weekly

The SAP legal case against Diageo highlights the seemingly arbitrary rules governing software licensing

Microsoft gets exclusive license for OpenAI’s GPT-3 language model

Venture Beast

Microsoft says it will exclusively license OpenAI's powerful GPT-3 natural language processing model as part of a multiyear agreement between the companies.

LG will license its webOS software to other TV brands

The Verge

I’ll need some more time with the software before I can weigh in. But that redesign isn’t something that buyers of licensed webOS TVs will have to think about — at least not yet. Image: LG.

How To Get the Best User-Friendly Software Licensing Protection 

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - How To Get the Best User-Friendly Software Licensing Protection - Information Technology Blog. A dissatisfied customer can turn several other people off from your software, or worse. These software licensing protection gurus offer the most dynamic licensing models to date. No More Host-Based Licensing Frustrating Your End-User. Quickly Put Your Software into Customers’ Hands. Software

Why License Software as a Service For Your Business?

Data Center Knowledge

By 2019, more than 30 percent of the 100 largest vendors' new software investments will have shifted from cloud-first to cloud-only. Read More. Industry Perspectives

Why company directors need to focus on software licensing small print

Computer Weekly

Heads of businesses risk breaching the Companies Act, fines, or a possible jail sentence if they fail to take software licensing risks into account

Confused yet? Clouds crib from enterprise licenses

David Linthicum

Two recent stories at InfoWorld got me thinking about how much enterprise pricing approaches are being infused into the cloud -- approaches that are much like the familiar enterprise software pricing of the 1990s. And they bring the same pros and cons of those traditional software licences.

Microsoft sells 1,500 mobile patents to Xiaomi in licensing deal

Computer Weekly

Sale of mobile patent portfolio comes alongside software licensing agreement and may herald Xiaomi’s expansion into Europe and the US, say analysts

NGA and DigitalGlobe Release Powerful Application To Community Under Open Source License

CTOvision

Available to the public through NGA’s GitHub account, the software can be useful in many situations,” said Chris Rasmussen, NGA’s public software development lead. Releasing MrGeo helps further the agency’s goal of increasing and streamlining co-creation efforts in software and unclassified data, said Rasmussen. The software use, modification, and distribution rights are stipulated within the Apache 2.0 license. By Bob Gourley.

Indirect Usage and the challenge of licensing

IT Toolbox

Software companies like SAP must defend their license revenue. The expertise and forces they bring to bear in the overall process of assessing Indirect usage should not be underestimated

Angry about Oracle licensing? The cloud lets you change the game

David Linthicum

Fears that it will lock in and abuse customers via burdensome licensing arrangements, as it is often accused of doing for its enterprise software, could lock Oracle out of the growing cloud computing market. So says the Campaign for Clear Licensing , a Belgian nonprofit advocacy group that conducted a survey showing that enterprises consider their relationship with Oracle to be " hostile." Can enterprises trust Oracle to avoid vendor lock-in for its cloud offerings?

Critical software licensing pitfalls to avoid when moving to the cloud

Tech Republic Data Center

When starting on your cloud migration journey, pricing competition and license portability should be paid close attention to

OLED King LG Says It Will License webOS to Other TV Makers

GizModo VR

LG will make its webOS software available to other companies. webos oled google tv computing operating systems hp software apple tv consumer electronics show technology internet lg home entertainment company smart tv lg electronics technology smartphones

Organise your desktop with a lifetime license to MultiDock for Mac

Mashable VR

TL;DR: A lifetime license to MultiDock for Mac is on sale for £14.35 More about Apps And Software , Macbook , Mashable Shopping , Tech , and Work Life. Apps And Software Macbook Mashable Shopping Tech Work Life

'Crack' Software Leads to Ryuk Ransomware Attack

SecureWorld News

Someone trying to save a few bucks on a software license triggered a Ryuk ransomware attack against a life sciences research institute. So, it's not too surprising that a student short on cash would look for a way to avoid paying for expensive software.

How an Oracle win over Google could set the software industry back to the licensing age

Tech Republic Cloud

The future of software is about APIs and the cloud, not licensing Oracle thinks it wants to squeeze Google for Java copyright infringement, but it shouldn't.

Federal Court orders Apple to pay licensing firm $308.5 million for infringing DRM patent

TechSpot

million in a patent dispute related to digital rights management software called "FairPlay." On Friday, a Texas federal court ordered Apple to pay Personalized Media Communications (PMC) $308.5

Cloud-based Licensing Proving to be Unbelievably Cheaper Than On-Prem

IT Toolbox

The reality is that if you want to install and run your applications on-premise, software developers do not want your business because they can see the difference in the costs of support for on-premise customers vs cloud-based

Russia Weighs Replacing IBM, Microsoft With Open-Source Software

Data Center Knowledge

Duma is drafting a bill to restrict government agencies from buying licensed software, giving preference to open-source software. Read More. Europe Government IBM Microsoft Oracle Technology

Software asset management maturity in the age of SaaS

Computer Weekly

For asset tracking, software as a service is no different from any other type of software licensing – but the process of software asset management needs adapting

Microsoft’s Big Bang: Everything CRM and ERP On One Platform

Forrester IT

Software licensing. Application Development CRM Customer Relationship Management ERP Microsoft Microsoft Office 365 SFA Software licensingThis week Microsoft announced a new offering (available in the Fall): Microsoft Dynamics 365. Sound familiar? It should. Office 365, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, and Microsoft Dynamics AX all come to mind, and this was not done by mistake.

Our Freemium Future: Development teams take advantage of free, entry-level versions of software 

CTOvision

CTOs should consider having their development teams take advantage of free, entry-level versions of software – known as freemium software – to test out the functions of commercial products. From the perspective of Michael Williams, BIRT Product Evangelist & Forums Manager at reporting and analytics leader Actuate, freemium software is a resource that can really help the enterprise. Remember back when software was simple?

NSA Releases A New Technology to Open Source Community

CTOvision

Here is their press release : NSA Releases First in Series of Software Products to Open Source Community. The software is “open source,” which means its code is available to the public – in this case, through the Apache Software Foundation. It is the first in a series of releases of in-house software products by NSA’s Technology Transfer Program (TTP). By Bob Gourley.

10 Best eBook Creation Software for Mac Users

Kitaboo

Therefore, as a publisher, you must invest in the best eBook creation software to create your digital textbooks. . Moreover, each software has certain benefits and drawbacks. This blog post compiles a list of the top eBook creation software for Mac operating systems. .

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Western Digital SSD with free RAIDIX ERA license saves up to 50% of drives’ costs

Dataconomy

Tested and proven: enterprise-grade Western Digital Ultrastar SN640 NVMe SSDs equipped with top-notch RAIDIX ERA software deliver up to 97% of the drives’ RAID performance and ensure fault-tolerance.

Reducing Oracle Licensing Costs

Nutanix

Decrypting Oracle software licensing has long been the bane of IT shops. There are some steps, however, that customers can take to help contain, and optimize, Oracle licensing

Reducing Oracle Licensing Costs

Nutanix

Decrypting Oracle software licensing has long been the bane of IT shops. There are some steps, however, that customers can take to help contain, and optimize, Oracle licensing

Reducing Oracle Licensing Costs

Nutanix

Decrypting Oracle software licensing has long been the bane of IT shops. There are some steps, however, that customers can take to help contain, and optimize, Oracle licensing

Emulating USB Dongle – Introducing HASP Dongle Emulator Software

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - Emulating USB Dongle – Introducing HASP Dongle Emulator Software - Information Technology Blog. Over the years the methods used by software developers and producers to limit the amount of users to a specific number in a licensing agreement have become more complex. In addition, it offers good protection against attempts to pirate the software. Software for USB key emulation. Hardware Software

Solarflare’s Open Compute Platform, Software-Defined, NIC Card

CTOvision

Solarflare, a global leader in networking solutions for modern data centers, is releasing an Open Compute Platform (OCP) software-defined, networking interface card, offering the industry’s most scalable, lowest latency networking solution to meet the dynamic needs of the enterprise environment. Marty Meehan.

Guidance Software Federal Summit 6 March 2014

CTOvision

By Bob Gourley 2014 Guidance Software Federal Summit: Cybersecurity | E-Discovery | Enterprise Forensics. The Guidance Software Federal Summit is a thought leadership forum designed exclusively for federal managers and leaders to learn how Government and industry leaders are achieving endpoint visibility across their entire IT ecosystems. He is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia.

Hot Backup Software

Galido

Here are some free and effective hot backup software that may be useful for your environment. Uranium Backup is an easy-to-use and flexible software to perform hot backups of Hyper-V and VMware ESX/ESXi/vSphere virtual machines. XSIBackup is a free alternative to commercial software like ® Veeam Backup. If you use this software and find it useful please make a donation. A simple, lightweight and powerful VMware ESXi and Hyper-V backup software.

Students of color are getting flagged to their teachers because testing software can’t see them

The Verge

Proctorio, a piece of exam surveillance software designed to keep students from cheating while taking tests, relies on open-source software that has a history of racial bias issues, according to a report by Motherboard. The results testing the software Proctorio relies on were not good.

Solarflare’s Open Compute Platform, Software-Defined, NIC Card

CTOvision

Solarflare, a global leader in networking solutions for modern data centers, is releasing an Open Compute Platform (OCP) software-defined, networking interface card, offering the industry’s most scalable, lowest latency networking solution to meet the dynamic needs of the enterprise environment. Marty Meehan. Delivers 1000s Virtual NICs for Ultimate Scalability with the Lowest Possible Latency.

SAP’s Customers’ CIOs Face Some Urgent Crucial Decisions

Forrester's Customer Insights

The CIOs of SAP customers need to pay close attention to the vendor’s announcement earlier today with details on how it intends to modernize its software licensing model. Please don’t think that “software licensing” is an esoteric topic that you can delegate to someone a level or two down in your organization.

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DARPA Open Catalog: A repository of DARPA-sponsored software and publications

CTOvision

Some context from that site: Welcome to the DARPA Open Catalog, which contains a curated list of DARPA-sponsored software and peer-reviewed publications. XDATA is developing an open source software library for big data. DARPA is interested in building communities around government-funded software and research. The DARPA Open Catalog contains two tables: The Software Table lists performers with one row per piece of software.

10 essential elements of low-code software

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Low-code development software has a problem. Since “low-code” is such a vague term, low-code software is all over the map. To make matters worse, software vendors slap the term on anything remotely related to low-code. Friendly licensing.

Bring your ideas to life with this cool graphics software

Mashable VR

TL;DR: Bring your ideas to life with a single-user license to Amadine: The Ultimate Vector Graphics Software for Mac for $9.99, a 50% savings as of Oct. If so, Amadine is a really cool piece of vector graphics software packed with user-friendly digital art features.

10 must-have features of enterprise low-code software

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

It was used to describe a growing class of development software tools that simplified enterprise application development. Software vendors have jumped on board and slapped the term on anything remotely related to low-code. How easily can you extend that software to meet your needs?

How software-defined storage translates into just-in-time data center scaling and hybrid IT benefits

IT Toolbox

Learn how scaling of customized IT infrastructure for a hosting organization in a multi-tenant environment benefits from flexibility of modern storage, unified management, and elastic hardware licensing

7 essential elements of embedded analytics software

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Software vendors embed existing BI and reporting tools into their platforms. Analytic capabilities add another selling point to their software. It’s the biggest complaint we hear about enterprise software. Friendly licensing model.