FlexNet Manager for Adobe
Automated and Optimized License Management for Adobe Products
FlexNet Manager for Adobe is a scalable Software License Optimization product that is built on the FlexNet Manager Platform. This product automates entitlement based license management to enable the reduction of license, maintenance and audit costs for Adobe desktop and server software, while maintaining license compliance.
FlexNet Manager for Adobe provides next generation software asset management functionality including Adobe license optimization through the application of vendor-specific license entitlements known as product use rights. The included Product Use Rights Library enables FlexNet Manager for Adobe to determine an accurate license position and minimize license consumption to provide the fastest return on investment. FlexNet Manager for Adobe is part of the FlexNet Manager Suite for Enterprises used by hundreds of enterprises to gain control of and optimize spend across their software estate.
FlexNet Manager Platform
FlexNet Manager Platform provides scalable software and hardware asset management across more than 11,000 publishers and 100,000 applications, providing insight into installed software and application usage while delivering purchased versus installed license reconciliation. Its comprehensive reporting capabilities allow users to identify and evaluate areas of compliance concern and make informed decisions that reduce license and maintenance costs.
FlexNet Manager Platform integrates with many other IT systems to collect the data necessary for next generation software asset management. This includes out-of-the-box connectivity to Microsoft SCCM, as well as connectors for other third party inventory and configuration management tools. It also provides connectivity to HR, Active Directory, procurement, ERP and other systems for user, computer, purchasing and organizational data. Learn more about the capabilities of the FlexNet Manager Platform.
Software License Optimization for Adobe
To enable true enterprise-wide license optimization for Adobe products, FlexNet Manager for Adobe includes an Adobe Product Use Rights Library that allows it to determine an accurate license position and optimize license consumption. The Product Use Rights Library contains the license entitlements provided by Adobe purchase agreements, such Adobe Cumulative License Program (CLP), and Upgrade Plan. These rights include: upgrade, downgrade, right of second use, multiple versions and virtual environment use rights. Use rights can dramatically affect the number of licenses consumed by an organization, and therefore must be taken into account to minimize costs and ensure license compliance.
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FlexNet Manager for Adobe is the only software asset management and Software License Optimization solution that automates Adobe license and contract management to reduce license, maintenance and audit costs while maintaining license compliance. Learn more about the other products in the FlexNet Manager Suite for Enterprises.
FlexNet Manager for Adobe allows organizations to more effectively "use what they have and buy only what they need."