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30 March, 2016

Certified LicenseWatch 2016 training

If you want to optimize your personal skills and the value derived from LicenseWatch, attending these courses and becoming either certified LicenseWatch License Manager or certified Administrator maybe the right thing for you!
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2 September, 2015

LicenseWatch 2015 - 2 half-day seminars

To introduce the new features in 2015 and the main changes since 2014, 2 half-day seminars are planned.
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1 September, 2015

LicenseWatch 2015 released

Quite a few things have happened since the release of LW 2014. Until now more than 50 improvements and corrections have been included in the service packs to enhance customer experience.
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4 September, 2014

Engineering companies account for more than one third of all settlements

If you are the SAM manager in an engineering company this calls for your attention. According to BSA 34% of all settlements are done with the engineering industry. Just another good reason for being in compliance.
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20 August, 2014

New LicenseWatch courses for a better experience

Implementing a Software Asset Management (SAM) solution is more than just implementing a good tool like LicenseWatch.
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1 August, 2014

LicenseWatch awarded AA rating

LicenseWatch has been awarded the AA rating regarding financial strength meaning adding to the credibility of the company.
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15 July, 2014

LicenseWatch introduces Certified LicenseWatch Administrator

LicenseWatch offers a complete and certified education as LicenseWatch Administrator which will enable you to administer the LicenseWatch tool.
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24 June, 2014

The BSA Global Software Survey is out

BSA Software Alliance most recent survey shows a compliance gap of 43%. This is an increase of 1% since 2011 and indicates that almost half of all software is unlicensed.
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10 June, 2014

Being in compliance is a difference maker

Not prioritizing software licensing could seriously jeopardize the future of the enterprise.
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22 May, 2014

LicenseWatch releasing LicenseWatch 2014 R1

In a continuous effort to deliver the world's leading SAM platform with the most functionality and greatest usability in its class, LicenseWatch has released its latest version LicenseWatch 2014 R1.
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30 March, 2014

LicenseWatch doubles its size of the headquarter office space

Because of the tremendous growth seen in the past, LicenseWatch’s old headquarter soon became too small.
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20 February, 2014

LicenseWatch release new Apple OS X Agent

The completely overhauled LicenseWatch Agent for Apple OS X now collects extended software information.
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24 October, 2013

LicenseWatch integrates with ServiceNow

ServiceNow customers can now also use information gathered and registered in LicenseWatch.
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21 October, 2013

Managing your software licenses correctly should be top of mind

In an article on UK’s leading business technology publication Computing it is again clear that managing your software licenses correctly should be top of mind.
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18 October, 2013

Get more out of your Audits

As a Microsoft Partner you are probably being asked to do audits at some of your customers. Let's help you...
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11 September, 2013

5 reasons for selling SAM-as-a-service with LicenseWatch SPE

We have created a special whitepaper with the 5 reasons why you should consider Software Asset Management as a service for your customers.
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1 August, 2013

Start Delivering License Management as a Managed Service Today

With the LicenseWatch Service Provider Edition (SPE) tool Managed Service Provides can extend their service portfolio with License Management services.
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27 May, 2013

LicenseWatch 2013 R1 released!

Every release of a software vendor's product is always the biggest release ever. In this case it really is! LicenseWatch 2013 R1 is fully packed with new features and functionality.
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27 May, 2013

App-V Connector

With the LicenseWatch App-V Connector customers can tell exactly what users are able to access what applications are streamed from the Microsoft Application Virtualization Server (App-V Server) and how these applications are being used (metering).
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27 May, 2013

Baseline Import

With the all new Generic Baseline Import functionality in LicenseWatch customers can now use LicenseWatch to cleanse and rationalize inventory data from all sorts of sources.
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27 May, 2013

Support for New Platforms

LicenseWatch is supporting all recent Microsoft OS platforms, including Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8.
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24 April, 2013

New Services

In the last months LicenseWatch was approached by a good group of our customers with a request for additional services to make sure that all commercial software was recognized at all times.
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10 April, 2013

SQL Server 2012 Support

LicenseWatch is fully supporting SQL Server 2012. The new SQL Server licensing program is also implemented in LicenseWatch, making license management easy and effective.
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8 April, 2013

Support for ISO-tagging

One of the challenges managing software is undisputetly getting the right and complete inventory data. The ISO/IEC 19770-2 standard addresses this with the introduction of Software Identification Tags (SWID tags).
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12 February, 2013

LicenseWatch enhances License Management in Datacenters

Managing your software licenses in a virtualized environment is not an easy task when you do not have the tool to support you.
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9 January, 2013

LicenseWatch Premigration Study

LicenseWatch announces it's latest product: the LicenseWatch Pre-Migration Study.
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21 November, 2012

Coming Soon: LicenseWatch 2012 SP2

The newest release of LicenseWatch is getting closer. Next to some patches and fixes, we have also added some new functionality.
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15 November, 2012

CapaInstaller Winter Promotion

Until the end of 2012 customers can enjoy a very profitable winter promotion. Qualified Customers only pay the maintenance and support fee and will get the license at no cost!
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15 November, 2012

Connector for CapaInstaller

With the LicenseWatch Connector for CapaIntaller these customers can enrich valuable data in the CapaInstaller with intelligent license and asset management information.
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27 August, 2012

Cost Savings on Oracle Databases

LicenseWatch announces “Try and Buy Promotion” for the newly available module for License Management of Oracle Databases.
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22 August, 2012

LicenseWatch will discontinue support for LicenseWatch 7

LicenseWatch 7 will on 30th March 2013 no long be supported by LicenseWatch and all development will be discontinued.
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2 July, 2012

SKU numbers in Software DNA

LicenseWatch has started to incorporate stock keeping unit (SKU) data into their Software DNA. Having SKU data available greatly simplifies the reconciliation of license transactions to the inventory data available.
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6 June, 2012

LicenseWatch Spring Promotion

With the Spring Promotion customers enjoy additional discount on purchases of new licenses. For every 3 licenses customer receives one for free. This is an effective additional discount of 25%!
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4 April, 2012

Alexander Automotive US$ 325,000 BSA Settlement

The BSA announced that the Alexander Automotive Group from Franklin, USA, has paid US$ 325,000 to settle claims that it had unlicensed copies of Microsoft software installed, according to the Nashville Business Journal.
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26 March, 2012

ZDNet: SAM is a growing business need

Jamie Yap states that SAM becomes more complex because the increase of software deployment options and evolving licensing models. That said, observers stressed that the extra investments and effort put into SAM will be worth it in the long run.
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12 March, 2012

More Software Audits Expected for 2012

According to Scott and Scott, a legal firm in Texas specializing in software disputes, the number of software audits requested by software publishers and the BSA will increase dramatically in 2012.
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5 March, 2012

Why LW has the best Software Recognition

One of the time consuming tasks in the Software Asset Management process is to identify exactly what software is installed from the raw inventory data. LicenseWatch gathers software inventory data from all 3 sources available: add/remove program strings, file scans and WMI data.
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29 February, 2012

$500,000 settlement for Computer Services Firm

In a press release the BSA announced it reached a settlement with a Houston, TX USA Computer Services Firm to pay US$ 500,000 for a claim that it had unlicensed copies of Adobe, Filemaker, Microsoft and Symantec installed on their computers.
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27 February, 2012

ITAM Review: “LicenseWatch should be on your short list for SCCM add-on”

The ITAM Review recently published the results of their Microsoft SCCM ITAM Plug-ins Group Test. LicenseWatch was the only software vendor that came away with the qualification “should be on your short list”.
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20 February, 2012

Increasing value to Matrix42 customers

Customers with the Matrix42 Empirum solution now can enjoy the data normalization, license management and reporting from LicenseWatch.
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13 February, 2012

Citix EdgeSight Connector

LicenseWatch now has built an EdgeSight Connector to get the EdgeSight information directly into LicenseWatch.
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6 February, 2012

LicenseWatch 2012 launching soon

We are rapidly approaching the launch of LicenseWatch 2012 at the end of this month. This will be by far the biggest release we have done until now.
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2 February, 2012

Application Recognition Service

Customers with the LicenseWatch Application Recognition Service can now enjoy piece of mind on their complete commercial software portfolio being identified and recognized.
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31 January, 2012

LicenseWatch Oracle Edition

Customers with already a License Management or Software Asset Management solution in place can now also add Oracle license management capabilities to their tool portfolio by getting the LicenseWatch Oracle Edition.
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26 January, 2012

Changes in Microsoft SQL Server Licensing

With the coming release of SQL Server 2012, Microsoft will change its licensing to provide customers a choice between three different options.
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24 January, 2012

BSA settlement with Canadian organization: $ 52,000

Ross Video, a Canadian organization, has settled claims of unauthorized copying of copyrighted software with the Business Software Alliance (BSA) in total of $51,971.
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10 January, 2012

Microsoft SCCM 2012

Microsoft will soon release its latest release of Systems Center Configuration Manager, SCCM 2012.
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6 January, 2012

94,000 counterfeit copies of Microsoft Windows

A UK retailer has been accused by Microsoft of pirating 94,000 copies of Windows XP and Vista recovery discs.
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