Centralize Your Company's Software License Management

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Keeping track of software licenses across the enterprise can be a full-time job for administrators; and inefficiencies in license tracking & allocation can get in the way of software users getting their jobs done. The Embarcadero License Center puts you in control of your software assets, with self-managing features that take the complexities of licensing away from your end users, greatly simplifying administrative tasks.

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Centralize Your Company's Software License Management

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Track your software investments and understand how your Embarcadero software is being used. With • View embarcadero the Embarcadero License Center (ELC), you can have centralized and simplified control over license usage across the enterprise, at a license administration. It is one more way Embarcadero Technologies is ensuring you get the glance most return on your software investment – enabling you to do more, with less. • centralized license Next-GeNeratioN LiceNsiNG management reduces administrative Keeping track of software licenses across the enterprise can be a full-time job for administrators; and inefficiencies overhead in license tracking & allocation can get in the way of software users getting their jobs done. The Embarcadero License Center puts you in control of your software assets, with • transfer licenses self-managing features that take the complexities of licensing among users quickly away from your end users, greatly simplifying administrative and easily tasks. These features include: • optimize your • A single location, inside your firewall, that handles license software investment inventory & provisioning • License auditing as • All compliance and auditing activities are done in one place easy as pulling up one • You control who uses what product page • Reporting capability helps you understand and optimize • embarcadero products your usage License inventory: all available also support acresso™ licenses are stored and FLexnet publisher Fast, easy admiNistratioN viewable in one location. With ELC, your license administrator has access to all the automated tools necessary to easily manage users and licenses. ELC reporting allows you to identify who is using licenses, and who is not, so that you can more easily optimize your license allocation. In fact, one of the two types of licenses supported by ELC – concurrent licensing – provides fully floating licenses, that are allocated in real-time as authorized users make use of the products. moving licenses: This ability provides natural usage optimization which in many reallocating a named license to a different environments can further help rein in cost. user. FLexibLe LiceNsiNG optioNs For teams ELC offers flexibility so that you can ensure that your teams have access to the tools they need when they need them. Centralized management of licenses makes it easier to budget and administer ongoing & project costs associated with software tools. ELC supports two types of licenses, which can be mixed and matched to meet your requirements: Networked Named Licenses • Network Named User licenses are tied to users, not workstations. Thus in addition to being network manage, they also have the advantage of allowing users to access software from any View active users: authorized machine on the network. who are actively using the product(s) at this • Licenses can be easily re-assigned at any time by you, without moment in time. having to contact Embarcadero. Network concurrent (floating) • Concurrent licenses sit in a pool that can be accessed by any authorized user. Licenses are automatically pulled from the server when a product is opened, and relinquished when it is closed, without any action required on the part of the user. • Administrators are able to gain visibility into various usage metrics, to reveal usage patterns, which can help budget & forecast software needs. additional features included in eLc, regardless of the license type, include: • LDAP Integration – the list of authorized users can be imported from LDAP, or managed manually. • License borrowing – ELC can allow users to check out a license from the license server for up to 30 days (the time frame is configurable by the ELC admin), allowing them to continue their work while away from the network. • Failover architecture – ELC is designed with availability in mind. Included in ELC is the ability to create a failover license, for enterprises needing the highest level of availability. Corporate Headquarters | Embarcadero Technologies | 100 California Street, 12th Floor | San Francisco, CA 94111 | www.embarcadero.com | sales@embarcadero.com © 2009 Embarcadero Technologies, Inc. Embarcadero, the Embarcadero Technologies logos, and all other Embarcadero Technologies product or service names are trademarks or registered trademarks of Embarcadero Technologies, Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners. ELC/DS/2009/06/22

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