Welcome to the Flexera Software news center. Here you will find the latest articles on our company, solutions and strategically managing application usage.
Enterprise Apps Today
Flexera Software Launches AdminStudio Suite 2016 and Workflow Manager 2016; Adds Support for Mac® Applications
Security Brief NZ
IT Brief AU
IT Brief NZ
Security Brief AU
Tech Page One
Compare the Cloud
Corporate Compliance Insights
The ITAM Review
App Developer Magazine
Flexera Software Extends the Power of Software Asset Management (SAM) with Launch of FlexNet Manager for Cloud Infrastructure
IT Pro Portal
InformationWeek Dark Reading
Fresh Business Thinking
Global Dating Insights
App Developer Magazine
Mobile Marketing Watch
The Daily Dot
I’ve been a big fan of Secunia’s (now part of Flexera) Personal Software Inspector (PSI) and Corporate Software Inspector (CSI) for half-a-dozen years or longer. The engine that makes both versions work scans PCs for installed software, and compares them to its sizable and comprehensive database of applications to see what’s up-to-date and what’s in need of patching or updating.
Cloud Computing World
Daniel Galecki explains why it’s more important than ever to include software licensing teams as part of your strategic cloud planning
The Wall Street Journal
A look at some recent surveys and reports dealing with risk and compliance issues.
Corporations are often looking for ways to automate their operations to save money as a way to "lower overhead." Software, rather than hiring another worker, is usually seen as the most cost-effective way to run an organization. According to a new report, that approach is increasingly a waste of money.
Most organisations are wasting significant portions of their enterprise software budgets on software they rarely (if ever) use, according to Flexera Software.
Most organisations are unnecessarily wasting significant portions of their enterprise software budget, according to the tenth annual 2016 Key Trends in Software Pricing and Licensing report commissioned by Flexera Software.
If you run software for a business, take note: Vendors are watching you closely. Corporate users are expected to pay in full for all the ways they use a vendor's software, and on what systems, and for all the people who use it, and maybe more. Complicating matters further, the rules can often change.
No matter how much money your company spends on software, it’s likely to spend less if your boss reads this article.
Australian Security Magazine
As businesses roll-out their BYOD strategies, most CIOs and CEOs have no idea that many of the mobile apps allowed to touch corporate systems and data engage in risky behaviours that could compromise data security and policy. This danger was underscored when a free app – Flashlight, secretly recorded personal user information such as location of phone and details of the owner, and sent it on to advertisers.
Adobe Flash continues to be a major threat vector. Short of removing it and missing out on a huge proportion of the web’s video content, proactive patching regularly provides some protection.
The urgent advice out there today is to update Flash, because it is constantly being hacked, but you’re better off deleting it - while still enjoying all the Flash you want - and keeping your Mac and PC fully updated at all times.
Despite Stagnant Enterprise Software Budgets, Waste Is Running Rampant According to New Flexera Software Report
Most organizations have shelfware, most are out of compliance with their software contracts, and most are getting audited by their vendors - often resulting in six- and seven-figure "true up" fees
Secunia Research at Flexera Software has published a report covering the fourth quarter of 2015 for 14 countries, regarding vulnerable software, applications and PCs.