Cloud Computing: 10 Reasons Why Software Vendors Need a Third-Party Licensing Package
If you're an independent software vendor, keeping track of all your cloud deployments is getting ever more complicatedespecially with virtualized machines growing at exponential rates. Home-grown solutions that keep track of licensing and upgrades are often developed for this purpose, and they can sometimes work well enough. However, investing in a third-party licensing and entitlement management system could solve myriad problems. In-house builds are often inflexible, are not scalable and require too many resources that could be applied in other areas of core-competency. The points in this slide show are from a new whitepaper written and researched by Cris Wendt, principal strategy consultant at Flexera Software.