Featured Article from Software Licensing
Cloud License API in Safe Activation Service 3 Announced
Excel Software has recently introduced its Cloud License API in Safe Activation Service 3 for mobile app developers.
The Cloud License API consists of a small set of URL commands to activate, validate, release, restore and reset a software license. It also includes a PDF User Guide with reference information, tutorials and sample applications, as well as a working source code example that compiles for Mac, Windows and Linux.
Company officials explained that Cloud License supports any programming environment capable of sending a URL string and performing conditional logic on the returned response string, making it useable by any device or computer with Internet access,
Safe Activation, meanwhile, provides an online vendor login to configure licenses, manage data collected during activation, and assign serial numbers. Protected applications running on mobile devices communicate with a server in order to activate and validate the license.
Supported license types consist of product, time-limited, execution-limited, date-limited, floating and subscription licenses. A license, once activated, can be released, restored, reset or suspended.
The user interface and data collected during activation is controlled by the application developer.
The Cloud License API requires no software purchase, download or installation by the developer or application users. Developers only need to register a vendor account on Safe Activation Service 3, which starts at $45/month.
Cloud License for mobile devices can be used independently or with QuickLicense desktop application licenses. One serial number can manage licenses across diverse environments.
Once activated, additional features can be remotely enabled. The Internet based system aims to extend Excel Software’s protection and licensing solutions for Mac, Windows, Linux and Android (News - Alert) software to mobile devices.
Edited by Blaise McNamee
See For Yourself Why So Many Trust Flexera Software Solutions
Featured White Papers / eBooks
Report: Software Licensing 2016: Seismic Shifts - Shaky Foundations
Key Trends in Software Pricing & Licensing Survey - 2016 Report...
eBook: How Can You Monetize the Internet of Things?
This eBook provides 5 tips for leveraging your intelligent devices and apps to gain higher revenues, competitive advantages and lower costs as well as discusses software monetization and licensing use cases and success stories...
eBook: 10 Reasons to Buy a Purpose-built Software Monetization Solution
Read this eBook that arms you with 10 reasons to buy - and not build - that can be used to develop the business case for leveraging a commercial Software Monetization solution...
eBook: How Do I Transform My Hardware Business and Supply Chain Processes to Support a Software Business?
This eBook discusses the hardware to software shift, the changing business requirements for successfully managing a software business and provides guidance on next steps...
Featured Press Release
New Flexera Software/IDC Report: The Internet of Things, Intelligent Devices and Software Monetization Are Propelling the Third Industrial Revolution
A new survey report, The Third Industrial Revolution: Intelligent Devices, Software, and the Internet of Things, prepared jointly by Flexera Software and IDC, provides unique insights into how the third industrial revolution sweeping the global economy is being fueled by device manufacturers...
Featured Success Stories
- Siemens Building Technologies: Streamlines Inventory and Reduces Cycle Times with Flexera Software FlexNet Producer Suite