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It's Not Just About Licensing Anymore: Cloud-Based Software Licensing Enhancing Efficiency, Customer Experiences, and Competitiveness
A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of moderating an extremely insightful webinar, Cloud-Based Software Licensing: Enabling Operational Efficiency, D…

By: Peter Bernstein | 6/7/2016

What Adoption of Software Business Models Means for Device Vendors and Software Providers
Here is a question for readers. "Do you believe that next generation value creation and the ability to establish and sustain differentiated competitiv…

By: Peter Bernstein | 6/3/2016

Why Software as a Service? Let Me Explain
With SaaS, of course, customers pay for software via a subscription according to use instead of making a one-off purchase. Instead of installing the s…

By: Special Guest | 5/25/2016

Microservices, Agility, DevOps: Three Keys for Mobile Success
With tech-forward Millennials now comprising the bulk of the U.S. workforce-having surpassed generation X-we can only anticipate demands for evolving …

By: Special Guest | 5/11/2016

Cloud Billing for Enterprises Moving Center Stage for Monetizing the 'Now' Economy
This all started with the realization that digitization of content along with the Internet was going to make real-time the only time when it came to b…

By: Peter Bernstein | 5/10/2016

Five Things IT Managers Should Look For In A Web-based App
Keeping the network free of unauthorized software has always been a challenge. Software inventory and management tools are often helpful in holding ba…

By: Special Guest | 5/5/2016

Enterprise Cloud Communications: What You Need to Know
Today's business world continues to shift its dynamic from one that operated fully in-house with clunky on-premises equipment to one that's allowing h…

By: Stefania Viscusi | 5/4/2016

Ranger College Perks Up Its Distance Learning With ADTRAN
Distance learning offers new educational opportunities to a wide array of users, allowing most anyone to sit in on a class and even cut some of the ex…

By: Steve Anderson | 4/28/2016

Why Cloud-based Software Licensing Can and Should be the Path to Future Success
There can be no disputing that we live in an increasingly always on/always connected world. In this brave new world, software-centricity has become a …

By: Peter Bernstein | 4/19/2016

IBM Named Market Leader in Critical Cloud Segments
All three Ovum Decision Matrix reports evaluated roughly a dozen vendors on varying criteria like technology features, ability to execute and overall …

By: Rory Lidstone | 4/18/2016

A 'How To' Guide on Monetizing the Internet of Things
While there is much discussion as to what actually constitutes the Internet of Things (IoT), there can be little doubt that we have entered the on-ram…

By: Peter Bernstein | 4/11/2016

Barracuda Announces Two New Backup Appliances, Pricing Updates
Barracuda recently announced that it has launched two new recovery hardware units, updated its virtual backup software, and changed the pricing option…

By: Casey Houser | 4/8/2016

Jive Communications VP Talks Growth, M&A Strategy, and E-Rate
One of the early players in hosted voice, Jive Communications Inc. celebrates a decade in business this August. The company has experienced an average…

By: Paula Bernier | 4/7/2016

Transformation into a Software Company is Challenging, But Crucial
The well-documented facts are that market-leading hardware manufacturers who have transformed into software businesses are out-performing their compet…

By: Peter Bernstein | 4/6/2016

Mitel Announces Cloud Service Provider of the Year Winners
Every year, Mitel, a provider of mobile communications services for enterprises, names the top cloud service providers in its field by awarding its pa…

By: Casey Houser | 4/5/2016

Software Monetization Solutions and Pricing Flexibility-Perfect Together
For creators of software, licensing and entitlement management of their intellectual property (IP), aka "Software Monetization", along with its protec…

By: Peter Bernstein | 3/31/2016

Arbor Networks Creates New Flexible Licenses
Arbor Networks, a developer of network analysis software that helps enterprise clients detect attacks and threats, recently announced three Flexible L…

By: Casey Houser | 3/31/2016

TMC Grants Avalara With Product of the Year Award
One may say that Avalara works primarily in the tax compliance industry. Another may also say that it operates more for telecoms. And another may say …

By: Casey Houser | 3/24/2016

Google Reportedly Wins Apple Business for iCloud Services Hosting
Apple has reportedly tapped Google to provide it with hosting for its iCloud services in what CRN and Fast Company say is a $400-600 engagement. This …

By: Paula Bernier | 3/17/2016

Insights on Making and Keeping Customers Happy
The reason this is a win/win is that Gemalto solutions allow software providers to protect their intellectual property, better package and price their…

By: Peter Bernstein | 3/17/2016