Software Licensing

 
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.
20th August 2021
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10Duke 101 – Understanding the Basics of 10Duke Licensing

A brief introduction to 10Duke’s Licensing Solution. We will go through its main concepts and how to integrate with 10Duke, including delegation of authentication, product configuration […]
12th May 2021
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Software Activation – The Good, The Bad and the Modern

Software Activation is a technology that verifies a software product has been legitimately licensed for use. Learn how to do it effectively.
18th February 2021
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Software IP Protection – How to Protect Software Intellectual Property?

Software IP protection strategy is not just about limiting access. Best IP protection also aims to enhance customer experience.
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.
18th January 2021
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License Servers – A Ticking Time Bomb For Your Software Business?

License server is an outdated legacy solution that is blocking software companies from scaling up. Learn why and how to overcome this licensing problem.
15th September 2020
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Digital Rights Management – 5 Basics You Need To Know

Digital Rights Management and Software Licensing both deal with protecting copyrighted materials. Learn the difference and more.
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.
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.
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 […]
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