Software Licensing Featured Articles

U.S. Department of Defense Signs License Agreement with Adobe

March 13, 2014
By Rahul Arora, Software Licensing Contributor

Adobe recently announced that the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has signed a three-year Joint Enterprise Licensing Agreement for the company’s Adobe Creative Cloud products, Adobe Acrobat, and capabilities Adobe Experience Manager. Under the licensing agreement, valued at $40.5 million, the DoD will have expanded access to Adobe solutions across branches and departments.

The agreement provides the U.S. Army, U.S Air Force and Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) the opporunity to reducing costs through standardization.

For example, Adobe Experience Manager, a solution that helps organizations organize, create, and manage the delivery of creative assets and other content across their digital marketing channels, will unify forms creation, enhance forms processing with digital data capture, and allow personnel to use mobile devices to submit requests for these three DoD organizations.

Meanwhile, the Creative Cloud products and Acrobat XI Pro will help the DoD create rich marketing collateral, manage review and approval processes, and publish content for recruitment and peacekeeping activities. The department will also be able to collect, edit and produce video content from remote services to provide timely information regarding mission-critical activities.

 “Our long-term relationship with the Department of Defense is of great significance and pride to Adobe, and acts as a source of ongoing motivation as our teams push to innovate,” said Barry Leffew, vice president, Public Sector Sales, Adobe. “This expanded commitment to Adobe software is strong validation of our solutions and further strengthens our valued partnership. We’re honored to support the DoD in pursuit of its mission goals and to help increase productivity across three of its key organizations.”




Edited by Blaise McNamee

Featured Press Release

Featured White Papers

The Third Industrial Revolution: Intelligent Devices, Software, and the Internet of Things

The Third Industrial Revolution: Intelligent Devices, Software, and the Internet of Things
Based on this report, it is clear that device manufacturers are emerging from a period of significant challenge – characterized by low margins, stiff competition and brittle manufacturing supply chains. Increasingly they are retooling their offerings to make them intelligent and Internet-connected, opening up new ways of creating value for their customers...

Virtualization, License Compliance and the Application Producer/Enterprise Relationship

Virtualization, License Compliance and the Application Producer/Enterprise Relationship
The relationship between software vendors and intelligent device manufacturers ("application producers") and their customers ("enterprises") has been a complicated one. On the one hand, application producers develop mission-critical applications critical to every facet of an enterprise's operations. Without software, the remarkable efficiency and cost reductions organizations have been able to achieve in recent decades simply wouldn’t be possible.

This white paper examines the pricing and licensing strategies that application producers have put into place and are planning, and the impact that this will have on the often--fraught application producer/enterprise relationship. Download Infographic

The New World of Global Electronic Software Distribution: Sophisticated, Scalable … and Business Smart

Emerging Technology Analysis: Software Licensing and Entitlement Management Is the Key to Monetizing the Internet of Things
Per this new Gartner research report, "The 'Internet of Things' turns all hardware and appliance OEM vendors into software providers. Licensing and entitlement management technology serves as the key mechanism that enables these manufacturers to protect and monetize the embedded intellectual property running as software on these connected devices or the external software applications associated with them..." Download Infographic

Free Trials

See For Yourself Why So Many Trust Flexera Software Solutions

  • LinkedIn
  • Google+
  • News
  • Twitter
  • Youtube
  • Facebook