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Latest News on Flexera Software and Strategically Managing Application Usage

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

16 November 2016

Flexera Software to Present at All Hands Meeting in Santa Clara, California

Former Palamida Founder and CTO Speaks at Legal Conference with Cisco and Fenwick & West

Flexera Software is presenting with Cisco Systems, Inc. and Fenwick & West LLP at the 28th Annual All Hands Meeting in Santa Clara, California on November 17.  Silicon Valley’s signature conference for in-house counsel and other professionals at technology and life science companies, the All Hands Meeting is a unique and multifaceted event tailored to the needs of companies who rely upon intellectual property.  Cutting-edge Continuing Legal Education presentations address the spectrum of legal, regulatory and ethical issues faced on a daily basis.  Attendees can also browse exhibits about the latest products and services to increase productivity and effectiveness.

27 October 2016

Flexera Software Acquires Software Composition Analysis Provider, Palamida

Extends license compliance and security capabilities into the under-managed world of open source software components

Flexera Software, the leading provider of next-generation software licensing, compliance, security and installation solutions for application producers and enterprises, today announced that it has acquired Palamida, provider of Software Composition Analysis solutions.  The financial terms of the acquisition have not been disclosed.

4 October 2016

Flexera Software to Host SoftSummit 2016 in San Jose, California

Network, Hear Best Practices and Gain Insights on the Latest Trends in Software Monetization

Flexera Software is hosting SoftSummit 2016 in San Jose, California on Wednesday, October 12, to help software vendors and device manufacturers address everyday challenges such as: gaining market share, making more money, ensuring continuous license compliance, optimizing software investments and future-proofing organizations against the risks and costs of constantly changing technology.  Additional discussion topics will cover: software monetization trends and best practices, getting products to market faster, making acquisitions work faster, streamlining inefficient back-office practices and turning Cloud, Virtualization and Internet of Things technologies into opportunities rather than threats.

15 September 2016

Flexera Software Launches InstallShield 2016 to Transition Apps for Windows Store and Nano Server

World’s Leading Installation Technology for Microsoft Windows® Now Supports Microsoft’s Desktop Bridge, Universal Windows Packages and Windows Server Apps

Flexera Software, the leading provider of next-generation software licensing, compliance, security and installation solutions for application producers and enterprises, announced the latest release of InstallShield®, the industry standard for development teams creating installers for Windows desktops, servers and cloud platforms.  As highlighted in the keynote address at Microsoft Build 2016, InstallShield 2016 enables the transition to Microsoft’s Desktop Bridge (formerly known as Project Centennial) and Windows Server Apps (WSAs) with automatic compatibility tests and continuous build capabilities.

26 July 2016

New Study Reveals Software Pricing and Licensing Trends are Transforming the Enterprise Software Marketplace

As some software producers benefit and others fail to keep up, a market shake up is possible

The enterprise software marketplace is undergoing a massive transformation as the pricing and licensing models dictating how software is bought and sold evolve.  Fueled in part by shifts in customer demand and in part by rapidly changing technology, some application producers are poised to reap windfall profits from the new software pricing and licensing models emerging, while others risk being left behind.  This is the conclusion of a new report published by Software Monetization expert, Flexera Software.  Among the report’s findings:

19 July 2016

Flexera Software Presents 2015 Partner of the Year Awards

KPMG LLP, Mindgrape, Grupo SIA and Softline Group Named Top Partners

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).

10 May 2016

Flexera Software Working with Thinkbox Software to Enable On-Demand, Usage-Based Licensing in the Cloud

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

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. This relationship will allow Thinkbox to give customers pay-per-use access to Thinkbox products including Deadline, Krakatoa and Sequoia as well as select third-party applications via the Thinkbox's e-commerce portal, with minutes consumed only while the Slave application is rendering. The collaboration also reinforces the value which Licensing-as-a-Service (LaaS) affords independent software vendors doing business with Microsoft Azure.