10Duke have been called "the thought leaders of the software licensing industry" by our customers. On this blog you'll find useful guides as well as our thoughts on software licensing, identity management and other related topics.
 
13th December 2021

Licensing As a Service – Why It’s the Modern Way of Software Licensing

Licensing as a Service, a new method of software licensing, offers flexible and effective means of monetizing software products quickly and easily.
25th January 2021
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Why You Should Stop Selling Perpetual Licenses to Your Product

It’s no longer financially viable for software vendors to offer a ‘one size fits all’ perpetual software license model.
27th August 2020
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When a Subscription License Model Doesn’t Fit… Alternatives to the Subscription License Model

The subscription license model is the main license model supported by most payment providers. But not all products can be forced into a subscription license model.
18th August 2020
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What Your Software Licensing Provider Isn’t Telling You

All software licensing providers say they’re good. But are they, really? Find out as we examine the pain licensing providers may be causing to your company.
30th June 2020
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Top 5 Reasons for Identity & Access Management Strategy

Delivering an effective Identity and Access Management strategy has become a strategic imperative for all businesses operating online.
5th June 2020
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What is Identity-based Licensing?

Identity-based licensing is a method by 10Duke of controlling access to a digital product based on the authenticated identity of an individual.
19th May 2020
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What is Identity Federation? Guide to Federated Identity [2022]

We get a lot of questions from partners regarding ‘federated identity’ or ‘identity federation’, so we thought we’d do a short summary to explain what it […]
6th May 2020
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Alternative to FlexNet Licensing (FLEXlm)

Comparison between 10Duke Entitlements vs. Flexera’s Flexnet.
10th December 2019
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The Dodgy License Dongle – 7 Reasons Why Dongles Are Outdated

In the world of software licensing, the license dongle was once the solution of choice for software developers, but no longer. Today’s ISVs require flexible licensing […]
21st August 2019
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What is a Floating License? – Floating Licensing Guide [2022]

A floating software license works a bit differently. With a floating software license, multiple users (usually 5-25 users) share a defined number of seats at the […]
9th January 2019
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Managing Concurrency – How the Big Guns Do It

Managing concurrency effectively is essential for many independent software vendors. Suppliers need to be able to protect their IP and revenue streams by preventing software overuse.
9th January 2019
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One-time Passwords (OTP): A Beginner’s Guide 2022

One-time passwords can be generated in several ways and each one has trade-offs in term of security, convenience, and cost.
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