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Welcome to the Flexera Software news center. Here you will find the latest articles on our company, solutions and strategically managing application usage.

29 July 2016

A Marketer's Quick-Start Guide to Microsegmentation

Martech Advisor

In the past five years, the avalanche of data coming from social media and website analytics has enabled marketers to produce more relevant messages than ever before. Rich with customer information, this data is like a gold mine waiting for the right algorithm to come along and unearth the shimmering but narrow consumer segments most eager to respond.

26 July 2016

Why every tech pro should learn to code

ComputerWorld
Coding is one of the hottest skills on the tech market. According to a recent survey from Burning Glass, programming jobs are growing 12 percent faster than the average. According to the survey in 2015 there were seven million job openings that required coding skills.
26 July 2016

Why every tech pro should learn to code

CIO
Coding is one of the hottest skills on the tech market. According to a recent survey from Burning Glass, programming jobs are growing 12 percent faster than the average. According to the survey in 2015 there were seven million job openings that required coding skills.
26 July 2016

Why every tech pro should learn to code

InfoWorld
Coding is one of the hottest skills on the tech market. According to a recent survey from Burning Glass, programming jobs are growing 12 percent faster than the average. According to the survey in 2015 there were seven million job openings that required coding skills.
26 July 2016

Why every tech pro should learn to code

Network World
Coding is one of the hottest skills on the tech market. According to a recent survey from Burning Glass, programming jobs are growing 12 percent faster than the average. According to the survey in 2015 there were seven million job openings that required coding skills.
26 July 2016

Enterprise Software Vendors Embrace New Licensing Models to Complement Cloud

Talkin' Cloud
Forty-three percent of software vendors now receive half or more of their revenue from the perpetual license model of enterprise software vending, according to a report from Flexera Software.
20 July 2016

Flexera Software Presents 2015 Partner of the Year Awards

Channel EMEA
Flexera Software, the leading provider of next-generation software licensing, compliance, security and installation solutions for application producers and enterprises, today announced their 2015 Partner of the Year Awards. Accolades were presented to KPMG, Mindgrape, Grupo SIA and Softline Group during Flexera Software’s annual Partner Summits in Big Sky Montana for North America, and the French Alps for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
18 July 2016

IoT Executive Insights

Dzone
In order to learn more about the state of the Internet of Things and where it will grow from here, we interviewed 32 executives across a variety of industries actively involved in using or developing IoT solutions.
9 July 2016

Dzone's IoT Research Guide

Dzone

IoT is no longer just hype; it’s reality. The main questions that arise now are: where does IoT go from here and what is going to be done with all that data?

30 June 2016

Licensing as a Service and Software Monetisation Work as One in the Cloud

Database and Network Journal

Increased cloud adoption has signalled a major shift in how consumers and businesses use products. This shift has left many software producers needing to offer a cloud-based deployment for their products, and to ensure that they can transition their software licensing processes to the cloud.

27 June 2016

Making a play for the Internet of Things

CBR
Device makers worldwide are feeling the crushing pressure of globalisation and commoditisation. The world is flat. Competition is everywhere. Prices are falling.
19 May 2016

How to Clean Up an Infected Computer

Tom's Guide
The process of cleaning up a computer infected with a virus or other malware can be frustrating and more than a little scary. Getting rid of the malware is not easy.
12 May 2016

Collaboration to enable on-demand, usage-based licensing in the cloud

IT Brief
Flexera Software recently announced they are collaborating with Microsoft Azure to enable Thinkbox Software to add on-demand, usage-based licencing 24/7 in the Cloud for Deadline version 8
12 May 2016

Software License Optimisation and Cyber-Security

ITAM Channel
Implementing Software License Optimisation solutions to reduce software costs, optimise spend and ensure continual software license compliance is well understood.
11 May 2016

Flexera works with Thinkbox to enable on-demand, usage-based licensing in the cloud

Cambridge Network
Flexera Software, the leading provider of next-generation software licensing, compliance, security and installation solutions for application producers and enterprises, announced today they are collaborating with Microsoft Azure to enable Thinkbox Software to add on-demand, usage-based licensing 24/7 in the Cloud for Deadline version 8.
11 May 2016

Deadline® Reduces Cost and IT Burden, While Protecting Intellectual Property

ITAM Channel
Flexera Software, the leading provider of next-generation software licensing, compliance, security and installation solutions for application producers and enterprises, announced today they are collaborating with Microsoft Azure to enable Thinkbox Software to add on-demand, usage-based licensing 24/7 in the Cloud for Deadline version 8.
11 May 2016

Thinkbox heads for the cloud

iTWire
Thinkbox Software in collaboration with Flexera Software and Microsoft Azure will enable it to add on-demand, usage-based licensing 24/7 in the cloud for its Deadline version 8 software.
10 May 2016

The 50 most awesome things in Chicago technology offices

Chicago Tribune
Click through to see our 50 favorite Chicago office-design features.
4 May 2016

Aussie PC users patching software vulnerabilities, but big challenges still remain

IT Brief
A recent study by Flexera Software had mixed results for Australia’s PC users. Titled ‘Country Reports’ and compiled by the Flexera Software’s Secunia Research team, the study covered Q! 2016 over 14 different countries to provide status on vulnerable software products on private PCs – essentially determining what is patched and what isn’t.
28 April 2016

Everything as a Service -- How IoT is Transforming Objects into Services

PACE
Customers have become accustomed to the all too familiar process of buying a product and being stuck with it until the time comes to upgrade or replace it. Although the object – whether it is a light bulb or copier, an MRI machine or piece of telecommunications equipment – seems to fit your needs at the time, it is fixed and unchanging, commencing obsolescence from the moment it is purchased writes Steve Beards, VP APAC, Flexera Software.
7 April 2016

Five Dangers of Ignoring Data as a Modern Business

Data Science Central
For a modern business, data is everything. It can tell you who your customers are, what they like best, what ideas you should pursue, and how those ideas will eventually perform.
5 April 2016

Flexera Headquarters is a Bright Blue Oasis in Suburbs

Chicago Tribune
Sacks said the company's new office was intended to demonstrate how it has matured. Flexera provides software licensing and compliance solutions.
1 March 2016

Microsoft Build Partners

SD Times

Flexera Software helps application producers and enterprises increase application usage and security, enhancing the value they derive from their software.

1 February 2016

Tackling Digital Waste

Global Manufacturing

Marc Andreessen, the inventor of the web browser, said in 2011 that 'software is eating the world'. Increasingly the value of physical devices is defined by the embedded software inside of those devices, or the control software that helps to manage those physical goods.

28 January 2016

‘Everything as a service’ – IoT is transforming objects into services

IoTnow

It used to be that when you bought a product you had only one opportunity to buy the model most tailored to your needs because you were stuck with it until the time came to replace it. The object – be it a lightbulb or copier, an MRI machine or piece of telecommunications equipment – was fixed and unchanging, fixed in time and commencing obsolescence from the moment you purchased it.

12 January 2016

How Intelligent Device Manufacturing Companies Can Benefit From Software Entitlements

Manufacturing Business Technology

The traditional manufacturing model for intelligent devices is shifting. The model is moving away from long design and production lead times, physical product variants and complex supply chains, toward a new era in which manufacturers require the ability to go to market faster with differentiated product offerings. Manufacturers are increasingly leveraging software to “add value and differentiate” and are essentially transforming into software companies.