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Flexera

For over 20 years, Flexera Software has been maximizing the value of the software the world produces and uses. As the leading provider of software licensing, entitlement and compliance management, enterprise license optimization, installation software, and software packaging solutions, Flexera Software is trusted by more than 80,000 customers to drive cost and time from the software supply chain from producer to user and back again. One of the top 200 software companies, Flexera Software built its reputation on proven brands, including InstallShield, FlexNet, and AdminStudio, which have transformed the software industry.

Since our solutions are installed in over 20,000 applications used by enterprises large and small, we're uniquely positioned to help them transform the way they consume and manage these software investments. We provide the insight that can save businesses millions in costs and strengthen their relationships with their software vendors.

Our Website: http://www.flexerasoftware.com


Latest Content From Flexera

Whitepaper: Waste Not, Want Not: Software License Tracking and Successful Vendor Relations

by FlexeraJun 16, 2010

Proper tracking and managing of software license usage is the best way to control software costs, achieve more favorable vendor relations, and improve service to end users.

This white paper explains the three steps to achieve these goals, and the tools to make it easy.


Whitepaper: Seven Ways to Gain Control Licensing and Spending

by FlexeraApr 29, 2010

This white paper describes seven methods through which Basis and Procurement management teams can more efficiently manage the lifecycle of their SAP? Business Suite licenses and make more informed software planning and purchasing decisions.

While there are established processes to manage just about every other IT asset, software, which represents 20% of an IT organization?s spending, is often managed in a manual and fragmented way. Knowing what an organization is entitled to use


Whitepaper: A Practical Guide to Enterprise License Optimization

by FlexeraApr 29, 2010

Software is of tremendous importance to today?s IT-intensive organizations. In fact, the appetite of organizations for software is growing at a faster pace than software budgets?especially in light of current economic conditions.

It is therefore more critical than ever for software buyers to get maximum value out of every dollar they spend on software. To successfully stretch their budgets, software buyers have to:

• Eliminate spending on unnecessary ?shelfware?


Whitepaper: Inevitable Events: How to Avoid Costly Fire Drills and Substantially Improve Software ROI by Proactively Managing Your Oracle Licenses

by FlexeraApr 29, 2010

Oracle? products, including its popular database technology and E-Business Suite, are widely deployed in many companies.

Because Oracle does not automatically lock out unlicensed use of its products ? and because those products have such broad business applicability ? Oracle deployments can readily sprawl far beyond their original scope. By the same token, for a variety of reasons, IT organizations also often wind up buying more Oracle licenses than they need.

Either way,


Whitepaper: Software License Management Guide: 5 Step Plan

by FlexeraApr 29, 2010

Managing software effectively means treating it as a high-value business asset. Managing software assets can be difficult to manage for two primary reasons ? the increasing complexity of licensing and the lack of adequate software asset management tools.

There are a variety of software acquisition methods and license types which differ from vendor to vendor and even department to department. These include software pre-loaded on computers, software downloaded via the Internet, volume


Whitepaper: Stretching the Software Budget: A Practical Guide to Enterprise License Optimization

by FlexeraApr 28, 2010

Software is of tremendous importance to today?s IT-intensive organizations. In fact, the appetite of organizations for software is growing at a faster pace than software budgets?especially in light of current economic conditions.

It is therefore more critical than ever for software buyers to get maximum value out of every dollar they spend on software. To successfully stretch their budgets, software buyers have to:

• Eliminate spending on unnecessary ?shelfware?