Improve Your Business in a Challenging Economy
For more than two decades, Flexera Software has
been powering the business of software. The FlexNet®
Producer Suite for Software Vendors is the industry’s
leading software monetization solution. It offers
the most flexible and comprehensive set of software
licensing, protection, monetization, packaging,
updating and distribution management capabilities.
With the FlexNet Producer Suite, Flexera Software is
committed to delivering game-changing capabilities
that can help your software company:
• Protect and monetize IP—cloud, SaaS, on-premises
• Increase revenue with support of the full licensing
spectrum—including strict enforcement (concurrent,
floating, node, token-based, etc.) and usage-based
trust-but-verify (pay-for-use, pay-for-burst, pay-for-
overage, metering, etc.)—as well as trial versions
for maximizing upgrade sales.
• Innovate faster by unlocking new product
packages as well as new software licensing,
business and promotional models.
• Streamline manual and redundant entitlement
• Reduce and simplify software updating and
…all while ensuring the highest quality of service and
a consistent, enjoyable end-user experience.
In today’s challenging global economy, as companies
of all kinds look for new ways to grow revenues and
help customers comply with entitlements, FlexNet
Producer Suite can play an essential role.
Package, Protect and License Software
FlexNet Producer Suite allows software vendors to
enable multiple product versions to be created from a
single binary by using license files. Software vendors
can create targeted product packages for different
audiences, offer flexible license models including: trials,
demo, evaluation, concurrent and expiring—all while
protecting your valuable IP against piracy.
Simplify Entitlement Management
The FlexNet Producer Suite gives software vendors a
single system for viewing and administering software
entitlements. It gives you, your customers and your
channel partners total visibility into software entitlement
activity, including data on version levels and expiring
support contracts. It cuts operational costs by
simplifying and automating the generation, fulfillment
and activation of software entitlements and licenses.
FlexNet Producer Suite also enables rapid product
configuration to support the full software licensing
spectrum, from strict enforcement to usage-based trust
but verify software license compliance models.
Reduce Support Costs with Electronic
Delivering software updates and patches can be
challenging and expensive, but it’s vital to keeping
support costs down. The FlexNet Producer Suite makes
it easy, enabling software vendors to electronically
deliver software and updates–as well as marketing
and support messages. It also simplifies maintenance
fulfillment by delivering updates only to customers
entitled to receive them.
Improve Marketing and Development with
Finally, the FlexNet Producer Suite provides
manufacturers with real-time data about your
customers, including who is on which version,
how often they use it, and which features are
most popular. The data collected is invaluable for
marketing and development teams to create more
effective and targeted promotional campaigns and
more compelling products.
FlexNet Producer Suite for Software Vendors
Innovate products faster, streamline entitlement management
and simplify software delivery and updates
from Flexera Software
has helped Alcatel-Lucent
improve the way we
view and administer
entitlements. Now our
license generators can
be consolidated into a
single system, saving us
time and money while
giving customers a more
- Manish Sharma
“As Foray Technologies
expands its business
globally, we really need
the power and flexibility
that we can get only
from a mature Suite like
FlexNet. There’s no way
we could approach
its level of speed
with an internally
- Mont Rothstein
- Vice President of
FlexNet Producer Suite
addresses the top
management concerns of
• Grow top and bottom-
• Streamline quote-to-
• Accelerate revenue
• Establish recurring
• Stop revenue leakage
• Increase product-line
• Bring products to
• Offer different
for different customers
• Gain deep installed
base insight for better
• Create a consistent
end-user experience to
ensure repeat business.
• Reduce high customer
• Easily scale for
The Industry’s Top Choice to Package, Protect and License Software
Flexera Software’s FlexNet Producer Suite helps protect and monetize your software, ensuring that your
customers can use, download and update everything they are entitled to—but not more than they should.
FlexNet Producer Suite is a complete, integrated end-to-end software monetization solution that plays an
important role in your company’s profitability. It allows you to increase revenues by providing customers
with many options to try and buy as well as flexible licensing and pricing models from across the licensing
spectrum to meet the needs of today’s demanding customers, including: concurrent, floating, node,
token-based, metered, pay-per-use and hundreds of other licensing options for protecting and monetizing
software deployed in the cloud, as a SaaS application, on-premises and in virtualized environments.
FlexNet Producer Suite for Software Vendors enables you to flexibly package, protect, monetize, license and price
software for different markets.
Build Your Business Through Effective Entitlement Management
FlexNet Producer Suite gives you more than a consolidated view into software entitlements; it provides
integrated enterprise-class business intelligence and management of customer entitlements. It arms you
with a wide range of information critical in making the right business decisions.
From reducing costs by consolidating and streamlining processes, personnel and technologies, to
maximizing revenue from your packaging and promotion efforts, FlexNet Producer Suite provides the
insight you need to build your business and manage it effectively.
Strengthen Relationships and Streamline Processes with Electronic Software Delivery and Updates
FlexNet Producer Suite allows you to increase the value of customer relationships by connecting to your
end-users directly through the products they use. We offer both push and pull electronic software delivery
and update mechanisms that can help software vendors:
• Automate critical software updates and patches.
• Gain visibility across the distribution chain and communicate directly with end-users,
regardless of the sales channel.
• Understand which features customers use on which specific operating system.
Hybrid Solution Delivery: Cloud or On-Premises
Flexera Software recognizes that software vendors have a wide range of needs in implementing software
monetization solutions. To give your organization easy access to the FlexNet Producer Suite capabilities
you need, we offer a choice of cloud/SaaS or on-premises implementations that can be used with your
cloud, Saas, on-premises and virtualized applications.
Enterprise Class Software
Vendor A C DB
“Software has helped us
transition our focus from
to customer self-service
more strategic and
high-impact place to be.
Since then, Sybase’s
costs have dropped more
than 80 percent.”
- Bob Mullen
- Director of Operations
Flexera Software Wins
2013 Market Share
presented the 2013
Global Market Share
License Management to
Licensing empowers software vendors to combat software piracy and increase revenues by
easily enabling new pricing, packaging and software licensing models. It supports the full software
licensing spectrum, from strict enforcement to usage-based trust but verify and enables software
protection, monetization and compliance of cloud, SaaS, on-premises, virtualized and embedded
applications. FlexNet Licensing is based on market leading FlexNet Publisher and FlexNet®
Embedded, used by over 3,000 software vendors in over 20,000 applications.
FlexNet Usage Capture allows software vendors to support usage-based trust-but-verify software
licensing and compliance models, capture any type of usage in mostly free-form format and enable
support for the full software licensing spectrum. Available with FlexNet Embedded only.
FlexNet Cloud Licensing Service simplifies the enterprise experience by enabling software license
enforcement and usage-based licensing for both on-premises and cloud-based applications in a
managed environment hosted by Flexera Software. Available with FlexNet Embedded only.
FlexNet Operations gives software vendors the power to manage software licenses and
entitlements easily and efficiently. It automates the generation, fulfillment and activation of
devices, software and entitlements to provide a consistent experience. It offers a holistic, 24x7,
self-service Web portal for manufacturers, customers and channel partners. Available Cloud
FlexNet License Lifecycle Management
Enables software vendors to cut operational costs by automating the generation, fulfillment and
activation of software licenses and entitlements. Available Cloud or On-Premises.
FlexNet Advanced Organization Management
Gives software vendors the ability to manage and track software entitlements across the entire
organization and channel partners. Available with FlexNet Operations On-Premises only.
FlexNet Usage Management gives software vendors the ability and flexibility to support usage-
based trust-but-verify software licensing and compliance models, provide visibility into actual usage,
support compliance initiatives and export usage data. Available with FlexNet Operations
Electronic Software Delivery
FlexNet Electronic Software Delivery gives software vendors the power to electronically deliver
software to their customers devices. Available with FlexNet Operations Cloud only.
FlexNet Connect keeps costs down by connecting manufacturers to users. It electronically delivers
applications, updates and messages directly to devices while at the same time providing deep
customer insight into the install base. Available Cloud or On-Premises.
FlexNet Enterprise Update Management enables enterprise IT administrators to control update
distribution to business units and locations.
FlexNet Instrumentation Management provides direct access and insight to anonymized data to
proactively resolve customer issues.
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