Flexera Software, a provider of software licensing optimization solutions, upgraded its FlexNet Manager Suite for Enterprises to ensure license compliance as companies migrate to virtualized environment and implement sophisticated enterprise apps.
The latest release of the software licensing solution comes with advanced capabilities that empower enterprises to manage complex licenses, maintain software license compliance and optimize license usage in virtual environments, the cloud, and across enterprise software estates, the company said.
An important enhancement to the software licensing solution is the new FlexNet Manager Platform inventory adapter that enables companies to collect the necessary data and optimize desktop software licenses for applications running in the Citrix XenDesktop virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) environment.
David Moxey, senior director of Marketing and Strategy at Citrix, said, “FlexNet Manager Suite enables proactive license management and compliance for Citrix customers deploying our XenDesktop VDI offering, making license management of virtualized applications significantly easier."
Companies are increasingly adopting Citrix Virtual Desktop Infrastructure to facilitate easier distribution and consumption of software.
FlexNet Manager Platform now encapsulates the license mobility product use rights of major vendors such as IBM, Oracle, SAP, Microsoft (News - Alert), Symantec and Adobe, so companies can maintain license compliance both on-premises and in the cloud.
Alan Swahn, vice president of Product Management at Flexera Software, said, "FlexNet Manager Suite now provides the most comprehensive solution in the marketplace for organizations seeking to optimize licensing and maintain license compliance in a wide variety of on-premise and cloud scenarios."
FlexNet Manager for IBM now offers enhanced functionality to calculate IBM Processor (News - Alert) Value Unit (PVU) consumption in VMware server cluster environments. FlexNet Manager Suite also contains significant new enhancements providing powerful license optimization capabilities for complex enterprise application licenses.
Further, the FlexNet Manager Platform now provides a new Oracle (News - Alert) Application User license model, enabling easier license management for most Oracle E-Business Suite applications and offering enterprises a more comprehensive solution for controlling costs for their Oracle software licenses.
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Flexera Software's FlexNet Licensing (composed of FlexNet Publisher and FlexNet Embedded) makes it easy for application producers to monetize, secure, enhance and grow market share through the flexible pricing, packaging, and licensing of applications, intelligent devices or equipment using embedded software. FlexNet Licensing also gives organizations the power to protect IP and rein in unauthorized software use to prevent revenue loss.