www.agilis-sw.com
      Santa Clara, California, USA




Software Licensing Solutions
          Overview



           Cop...
About Agilis Software
•   8-year-old California company focused on developing and marketing license
    management solutio...
Agilis’s license management solutions

EasyLicenser is an easy-to-use,                     Standalone license management
f...
The Orion Network Licensing Platform

                        Orion Network
                      Licensing Platform



  ...
Key Orion capabilities and benefits
• Unified Network Licensing Platform
   – Single application integration for standalon...
Benefits of Product Activation
for vendors
•   Security
     – Automatic, secure activation / deactivation. No distributio...
Benefits of Product Activation
for end-customers
•   Immediate fulfillment 24x7 worldwide
     – No need to send any host ...
Floating licensing overview

                                       Named user                                      Named ...
Examples of license limit settings
•   License limits are settable at the product, license pool (Admin Domain), and user
 ...
The Acropolis On-demand Managed
Licensing Service
  • Managed licensing and entitlement service
     – Orion-based product...
The Acropolis Integration Manager (AIM)

 What is AIM?
 •   An on-demand service
 •   Automates the license management lif...
Case study – NumeriX’s licensing
requirements
    • Pricing management software sold to banks
    • Run on 32-bit and 64-b...
NumeriX hosted licensing scenarios




              Copyright © Agilis Software LLC 2010
NumeriX redistributed license server
scenario




“If we see deployment issues with a NumeriX-hosted server, we have the o...
FICO’s requirements


     •   Risk analysis tools used by agencies worldwide
     •   Usage-based renewable license, with...
FICO implementation




             Copyright © Agilis Software LLC 2010
For further details…
Contact Agilis Software:

URL:     www.agilis-sw.com

Email:   sales@agilis-sw.com

Tel.:    (408) 40...
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An overview of the software license management solutions available from Agilis Software, including product activation and floating licensing. Includes case studies of actual customer implementations.

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License Management Overview

  1. 1. www.agilis-sw.com Santa Clara, California, USA Software Licensing Solutions Overview Copyright © Agilis Software LLC 2010
  2. 2. About Agilis Software • 8-year-old California company focused on developing and marketing license management solutions • A clean-sheet approach to software licensing: – Internet, WANs, VPNs, firewalls, proxy servers are ubiquitous – Reliable network connectivity cannot be assumed – Selected standards for deployability, portability and interoperability (HTTP, RDBMS, XML, Web Services, J2EE, ANSI C/C++, Java) – Watchwords: developer/end-user ease-of-use, flexibility, extensibility, scalability, openness, cost of operations/support, license lifecycle management • Worldwide customer base: – Customers include leading software / hardware vendors in Finance, Defense, Networking, Semiconductor and other industries. • Customer deployments in the most demanding environments: – US and other defense forces, leading international financial institutions, US federal security agencies, ... Copyright © Agilis Software LLC 2010
  3. 3. Agilis’s license management solutions EasyLicenser is an easy-to-use, Standalone license management flexible software license manager solution suitable for: - Standalone desktop applications - Multi-threaded server applications Orion is a flexible, secure and Network licensing solution suitable powerful Internet-generation for: network licensing platform - Internet-based product activation - Internet/intranet-based floating licensing Acropolis is an on-demand Managed licensing solution for: managed service for hosted Orion- - Eliminating hosted license based licensing server hardware, software, operations and support costs Acropolis Integration Manager is Automation of license lifecycle an on-demand licensing lifecycle management for applications management service protected with Orion, EasyLicenser and legacy key-based systems Copyright © Agilis Software LLC 2010
  4. 4. The Orion Network Licensing Platform Orion Network Licensing Platform Network License Server Product Activation Server Legacy License Key Management / Distribution Server Copyright © Agilis Software LLC 2010
  5. 5. Key Orion capabilities and benefits • Unified Network Licensing Platform – Single application integration for standalone product activation, enterprise floating licensing – Single license server for named and anonymous user licensing – Single platform for trial / production license control, usage tracking, software asset tracking, business intelligence • Internet-protocol Based Architecture – Suited for centralized Enterprise as well as Internet-hosted licensing – End customer need not (but may) install and run a license server – Internet firewall / proxy server / DMZ friendly • Floating named-user licensing model – Re-locatable license travels with end user, enabling flexibility without compromising security. • Secure, Scalable, High-Availability Architecture – Application and license server need not be running at the same time - no heartbeats – Licensing-oriented secure communication protocol – Scalable to millions of users on average hardware – Server / network automatic failover capabilities Copyright © Agilis Software LLC 2010
  6. 6. Benefits of Product Activation for vendors • Security – Automatic, secure activation / deactivation. No distribution of keys. – Automatic node locking to your chosen target system hardware / OS parameters / dongle, with “Fuzzy Fingerprinting” – Secure licensing via resellers / partners – Manage maintenance and support subscriptions • Reduced operations cost – Automated activation with no admin required, even for disconnected systems – Secure user self-service license relocation and / or return – Delegate administration to resellers or end-users • Flexibility – Each user or group of users is configured for any function, time or usage limits. – Straightforward license upgrades – Revocable licenses using a license lease – Optional data upload and download at activation/relocation time. – Straightforward extension to floating licensing • Business intelligence – Full records of all activation and relocation events: built-in report generator – Data capture at activation time and any time thereafter Copyright © Agilis Software LLC 2010
  7. 7. Benefits of Product Activation for end-customers • Immediate fulfillment 24x7 worldwide – No need to send any host system information to the Vendor • Flexibility and non-intrusiveness – Self-service license relocation and return (as permitted) – Immediate activation of upgrades – No need to receive and apply license keys • Convenience – Vendor can offer end-customers many license models at different price points (trial, perpetual, subscription, modules/features, usage-based, floating) – User Briefcase for automatic transfer of settings during license relocation – End customers can run reports and audits, and ensure compliance with license terms Copyright © Agilis Software LLC 2010
  8. 8. Floating licensing overview Named user Named user John in the John on the office road Administrator Product administrator(s) Anonymous user Internet, Intranet, VPN, WAN Named user Firewall Orion License Server Named user Anonymous user Copyright © Agilis Software LLC 2010
  9. 9. Examples of license limit settings • License limits are settable at the product, license pool (Admin Domain), and user level. • Limits set at one level set the envelope for the subordinate levels and admins • Time limits: – Relative (e.g. 30 days from date of first use) – Absolute (e.g. 30 days from today) – Warning Threshold and Grace Period • Feature / option / module configuration – Any number of feature/parameter pairs e.g. Feature is A On/Off, Feature B is Off/Basic/Standard/Pro, Feature C is Off/1/2/3/4/… – Complex-feature licensing, for example: • Total user-license count of 15 • Feature A with 5 licenses with a 30-day time limit • Feature B with 8 licenses at the Pro level • Feature C with 4 licenses with capacity 500 and a 60-day time limit • Usage – Metering or debiting – Usage quota, warning threshold and grace quantity – Any number of custom usage counters can be securely tracked online or offline Copyright © Agilis Software LLC 2010
  10. 10. The Acropolis On-demand Managed Licensing Service • Managed licensing and entitlement service – Orion-based product activation and Internet-based floating licensing • Includes hosting – All required hardware, software and connectivity – Tier 1 data center guarantees security, availability, scalability • Managed services – Orion server management (admin, backups, uptime etc.) – Orion service management – Orion ISV license management • Vendor, reseller and enterprise customer self- service administration – Browser-based, command line, API – Web Services-based back-office integration • Optional operations and integration services Copyright © Agilis Software LLC 2010
  11. 11. The Acropolis Integration Manager (AIM) What is AIM? • An on-demand service • Automates the license management lifecycle: — License generation and delivery — License updates — Management, reporting, auditing • Rapidly configurable for new ISV's and product licenses. Why use AIM? • Eliminate infrastructure and operations costs for ISV and end customer • Consolidate disparate underlying licensing tools under one management system for internal, reseller and enterprise-customer personnel • Quickly introduce new licensing models and products • Improve end-user experience Copyright © Agilis Software LLC 2010
  12. 12. Case study – NumeriX’s licensing requirements • Pricing management software sold to banks • Run on 32-bit and 64-bit Windows, Linux, Solaris SPARC, Solaris i86 and AIX, and are developed in Java, C++, and C# • Several hundred customer companies in 25 countries, with up to 100 users per customer • Subscription-based pricing • 8 modules, each with 4 to 15 features = ~50 options • A range of connectivity from their customers’ systems: • Internet connection from licensed system • No Internet connection; browser available • Not even browser access (The full case study is at Agilis’s web site at: http://agilis-sw.com/casestudy/NumeriX.html) Copyright © Agilis Software LLC 2010
  13. 13. NumeriX hosted licensing scenarios Copyright © Agilis Software LLC 2010
  14. 14. NumeriX redistributed license server scenario “If we see deployment issues with a NumeriX-hosted server, we have the option of offering floating licensing from a redistributed server. We can also offer node-locked licensing from this redistributed server. Furthermore, since Orion supports Internet-based product activation and floating licensing with the same client library and a single application integration, we didn’t have to ask Engineering to make changes to our application when we added licensing from a redistributed server”. - Saeed Siddiqui, Vice President of QA for NumeriX Copyright © Agilis Software LLC 2010
  15. 15. FICO’s requirements • Risk analysis tools used by agencies worldwide • Usage-based renewable license, with post-facto billing (security!) • Several usage counters per installation • No internet connectivity from the users’ systems • Users are not IT experts Copyright © Agilis Software LLC 2010
  16. 16. FICO implementation Copyright © Agilis Software LLC 2010
  17. 17. For further details… Contact Agilis Software: URL: www.agilis-sw.com Email: sales@agilis-sw.com Tel.: (408) 404 8480 extension 611 Copyright © Agilis Software LLC 2010

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