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.
 
25th January 2021
Stop selling perpetual licenses to your customers

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
License servers ticking time bomb for software business

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License server is an outdated legacy solution that is blocking software companies from scaling up.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.
27th August 2020
Subscription model shouldn't be forced on all products.

When a Subscription Model Doesn’t Fit… Alternatives to the Subscription Model

The subscription model is the main license model supported by most payment providers. But not all products can be forced into a subscription model.
5th June 2020
Identity based licensing by 10Duke

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
Alternative to FLEXlm

Alternative to FlexNet Licensing (FLEXlm)

Comparison between 10Duke Entitlements vs. Flexera’s Flexnet.
10th December 2019
usb license dongles

The Dodgy License Dongle – 7 Reasons Why Dongles Are Outdated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 […]
19th November 2019
To build or buy a software license manager

Software License Manager – The Build vs. Buy Conundrum

To build or buy a license manager – the huge question all growing software vendors will face. This blog will help you make an informed decision.
18th November 2019
What licence model to choose?

Looking for a Licence Model? Quick Guide

Choosing the right licence model is one of the most important business decisions you are ever going to make, and it should not be defined or […]
14th October 2019
Software Licensing Service

Licensing As a Service – Why It Is 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.
21st August 2019
floating software license

What is a Floating License? – Floating Licensing Guide [2021]

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 […]
8th January 2019
Software Licensing in the Cloud: Achieving Competitive Advantage

Software Licensing in the Cloud: Achieving Competitive Advantage

Every kid coming out of Harvard, every kid coming out of school now thinks he can be the next Mark Zuckerberg, and with these new technologies […]
8th January 2019
killing software asset management

Why Identity-based Licensing Is Killing Off the Software Asset Management Industry

Due to the tight control and information offered by Identity-based licensing, software inventory, license management, software metering and software deployment are all already part of the […]
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