Making a Successful Software Licensing & Entitlement Management Project a Reality
Victor Hoisington of Flexera Software discusses the challenge of dealing with both product management and IT groups when upgrading your software licensing and entitlement system. It’s not an easy task, given that both groups have different motivations and also disagree on what’s needed. Read his advice in this post to the Sandhill.com blog, Software Monetization Best Practices.
Cloud Hosting Reaches an Inflection Point
Kamesh Pemmaraju discusses what’s driving the trend of traditional server-based hosting models evolving into self-service-based cloud models in this post to the Sandhill.com blog, Leaders in the Cloud.
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The Latest Software Business News on SandHill.com
News Summary: Heads in the Clouds – Crittercism attracts, StratosLive rolls, Kootol threatens, Europe selects the best, and other recent software news.
VC Activity: CloudFlare gets $20M to make the web safe — and fast.
M&A Deals: Software AG Acquires Terracotta for Cloud, BPM.
Executive Moves: New executives announced at BeyondTrust, Heroku, Jamcracker, Juniper Networks and other software companies.
Quote of the Week
“Most of [the Microsoft reseller] partners are thinking about the transition for most companies is going to be three to five years, moving what they’ve got to the cloud. These new guys are coming in and saying, 'You know what? I’m going to be specialized and this is all I’m going to do and I think I’m going to have a competitive advantage.' ”
- Jon Roskill, corporate vice president for partners at Microsoft
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