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Global Software License Management Market 2016-2020

Global Software License Management Market 2016-2020

About the Software license management

The major drivers for the adoption of software licensing are piracy and malware. Software licensing acts as an agreement to solve these issues. It provides the rights to use packaged software or components of software. The use of a software without proper licensing would constitute an infringement of copyright laws. All enterprise applications are offered to end-users through licenses. Software licenses are of different types; some are based on the number of users that are allowed to use the program and others are based on the number of systems on which a program can be run.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global software license management market to grow at a CAGR of 8.8% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global software license management market for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, Technavio considers the revenue generated from the total consumption of global software license management market. The report does not include revenue generated from the aftermarket service of the product.

Technavio's report, global software license management market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors

  • Flexera Software
  • Reprise Software
  • SafeNet
  • Snow Software
  • Wibu-Systems
Other prominent vendors
  • Agilis
  • IBM
  • InishTech
  • License4J
  • ManageEngine
  • Moduslink
  • Persistent Security
  • X-Formation
Market driver
  • Increasing license compliance audits
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Managing multiple licensing models
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Growing virtualization of desktops
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Software License Management Market 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global Software License Management Market: Flexera Software, Reprise Software, SafeNet, Snow Software, Wibu-Systems,

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “Virtualization maximizes the capabilities of a PC or server. New server environments can be implemented without new hardware, lots of machines can be supported by a single physical server, and applications also can easily be streamed from server to a desktop. Virtualization, which is a rapidly growing technique in the software industry, help organizations reduce the costs associated with the IT infrastructure and management. Virtualization is divided into two categories: hardware virtualization and software virtualization.”

According to the report, a key growth driver is the need to reduce piracy issues. Reducing the adoption and penetration of pirated software is the need of the hour in the software industry. Software piracy is very common in the business-to-customer market. Piracy of any software decreases the revenue generated by software publishers. With the implementation of software license management solutions, piracy can be controlled to a large extent. Software license management involves keeping track of the software and its maintenance. With the help of this, end-users will be able to know that the piracy of the software has occurred, and measures can be taken as soon as detection is made.

Further, the report states that a major factor that lack of internal cross-functional collaboration. Software license management solutions consolidate enterprise-wide software licensing assets to provide a single platform for visibility. In order to provide an insight into software licenses and related business processes, various departments of an organization should contribute equally to the effective use of license management solutions. For instance, the administration department as well as the IT department of an organization must be well coordinated during the implementation software license management. Their inability to co-operate with each other results in decreased visibility of operations, leading to poor results. This lack of collaboration among organizational functions is acting as a challenge for organizations that want to deploy software license management solutions.

Companies Mentioned

Flexera Software, Reprise Software, SafeNet, Snow Software, Wibu-Systems,

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
      • Table Value of pirated software 2011-2015 ($ billions)
      • Table Percentage of companies using unlicensed software 2011-2014 (%)
  • Scope of the report
    • Table Major countries covered in report
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
    • Impetus to software license management
    • Overview of licensing methods
      • Table Software licensing types
  • Assumptions
  • Market size and forecast
    • Table Market size of software license management 2015-2020 ($ millions)
  • Market segmentation by form factor
    • Hardware-based enforcement
    • Software-based enforcement
  • Market segmentation by deployment model
    • Global software license management market by deployment model
      • Table Software license management market by deployment model 2015 (% share)
      • Table Criteria for end-users to select between on-premises and cloud licensing models
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Analysis of software license management market by region
      • Table Software license management market by geography 2015 (% share)
      • Table Software license management market by geography 2015-2020 (% share)
      • Table Software license management market by geography 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • EMEA
      • Table Product life cycle of software license management in Europe 2015 and 2020
      • Table Proportion of licensed and unlicensed software in select European countries (%share)
      • Table Software license management market in EMEA 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Americas
      • Table Product life cycle of software license management in Americas 2015 and 2020
      • Table Proportion of licensed and unlicensed software in select countries in Americas (%share)
      • Table Software license management market in Americas 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • APAC
      • Table Product life cycle of software license management in APAC 2015 and 2020
      • Table Proportion of licensed and unlicensed software in major countries of APAC (%share)
      • Table Software license management market in APAC 2015-2020 ($ millions)
  • Market drivers
    • Table Drivers of the software license management market
    • Increasing license compliance audits
      • Table Key benefits of software license management
    • Need to reduce piracy issues
      • Table Functions of software license management in organizations
    • Growing importance of visibility of licenses used across enterprises
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Table Challenges of software license management market
    • Managing multiple licensing models
    • Lack of internal cross-functional collaboration
    • Data security and privacy issues of cloud-based solutions
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Table Trends in software license management market
    • Growing virtualization of desktops
    • Emergence of utility-based pricing model
    • Rise of cloud governance
  • Five forces analysis
    • Table Five forces analysis
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
      • Table Vendors of software license management
    • Vendor matrix
      • Table Features provided by vendors
      • Table Deployment model supported by vendors
      • Table Support provided by vendors
      • Table Geographical presence of vendors
    • Comparative chart for vendors
      • Table Comparative chart for software license management vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
    • Vendor profiles
      • Table Flexera Software: Company information
      • Table FlexNet Software: Key products and features
      • Table Reprise Software: Company information
      • Table SafeNet: Company information
      • Table SafeNet: Key products
      • Table Snow Software: Company information
      • Table Snow Software: Products and description
      • Table Wibu-Systems: Company information
  • Other prominent vendors
    • Table Other prominent vendors of software license management market
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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