SANTA CLARA, CA - Jun 29, 2005 - Macrovision Corporation (Nasdaq: MVSN), the leader in Software Value Management, announced today that the company has been recognized as one of the software industry's leading luminaries by Software Development Times magazine. SD Times acknowledged Macrovision for its leadership in the software industry, along with other prominent global companies BEA, IBM, Novell, Oracle, and Sun. Macrovision was recognized for its FlexNet™ Software Value Management platform, which bridges the gap between pricing and packaging software on the developer side, and purchasing and managing that software on the enterprise side.
"With companies like Macrovision on the SD Times 100, the art of software development continues to advance at a rapid pace," says Alan Zeichick, editor-in-chief of BZ Media's SD Times. "Each year, SD Times carefully considers each organization's products and services, reputation with development managers, and the new ideas and thought leadership that it has brought to the industry. Macrovision has clearly become a leading player in the software industry by offering cutting-edge Software Value Management solutions to both software publishers and their customers."
"Macrovision is focused on helping the software industry make the shift to value-based business models, in which every aspect of the post-development delivery, maintenance and use of software can be optimized for maximum value by both software publishers and enterprises," said Dan Stickel, executive vice president and general manager of Macrovision's Software Technologies Division. "This recognition reflects Macrovision's continued leadership in the software industry, and it is an honor to be listed in the company of such influential industry leaders."
The FlexNet line of Software Value Management solutions includes software installation, updating, packaging, licensing, entitlement management, end user management, and usage optimization.
The complete 2005 special report, "SD Times 100: The Best of the Best," is available on the SD Time's website at www.sdtimes.com.
Macrovision Corporation is the market leader in electronic licensing, installation, and digital rights management (DRM) technologies. Over 50,000 software publishers and virtually all of the Fortune 1000 companies use Macrovision's technologies to maximize the value of their software. Software Value Management solutions bridge the gap between pricing and packaging software on the developer side, and purchasing and managing that software on the enterprise side. Macrovision's Software Technologies Group markets the FlexNet universal licensing platform and the InstallShield suite of software installation, repackaging and update solutions, which are deployed on more than 500 million desktops worldwide. Macrovision holds more than 880 software licensing, DRM and content protection patents worldwide. Macrovision is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and has offices worldwide.
More information about Macrovision and Software Value Management solutions can be found at www.macrovision.com.
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