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LEAP, Issue 2 2017

LEAP is your essential guide to software licensing, entitlement, and protection. Available in quarterly installments, it brings you all the industry news and expert opinion you need to make well-informed business decisions.

In this quarter’s product news we launch new versions of our products including Sentinel Fit v1.2, and Sentinel LDK Runtime v7.54, as well as a new protection installer for SHK v1.3.1.5 and additional language packs for Sentinel LDK. Learn about our upcoming Ask the Experts webinar and about the success of one of our customers from a recent case study. Additionally, we are proud to announce brand new social media accounts dedicated to Sentinel Gemalto solutions, and an increased focus on corporate events for our LicensingLive! brand. Enjoy our latest company blog post discussing the interaction of software vendors and the demands of the consumer in today’s day and age. Finally, learn more about our upcoming events.

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LEAP, Issue 1 2017
In this issue of LEAP, we discuss how servitization works and how it has become a popular subject to manufacturing companies as they undergo an increase in value-based pricing for their products. In this quarter’s product news, we explain how the new Sentinel Envelope v.1.1 for Linux on ARM is providing an added security shield for your applications. Additionally we are announcing the release of Sentinel RMS 9.1 with cloud-connected licensing providing pure cloud licensing, MAC support and more. Learn about how Softing Industrial Automation worked together with Gemalto Sentinel in monetizing the IoT in this new interview. Also make sure to take note of our new Software Monetization Best Practices Scorecard and determine the critical steps to maximize the value of your software solutions.
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LEAP, Issue 4 2016
In this issue of LEAP, we explore the challenges faced by hardware device vendors as they leverage software to innovate and sell value. We also reveal how Snell is using Gemalto Sentinel to license its new technology and protect the IP contained in its source code. In product news, Sentinel LDK 7.5 broadens its licensing and protection to include additional operating systems and platforms, and the already small footprint of Sentinel Fit is reduced even further in version 1.1. Registrations are announced for our live webinar, What is Servitization in Manufacturing and Why Should Manufacturers Care? featuring guest speakers from Cambridge Service Alliance and Kuka Robotics.
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LEAP, Issue 3 2016
In this issue of LEAP, we explore the shift from selling medical equipment to selling services. We also reveal how Cadac Group has created a more unified licensing experience with Sentinel software monetization solutions. In product news, Sentinel Fit 1.0 is launched as the smallest secure licensing solution on the market, and the release of ESD as a Service delivers a number of new enhancements. Registrations are announced for our live webinar, Pay-Per-Use Disrupts Traditional Medical Equipment Sales Model, featuring guest speakers from Ovum and Syneron Candela.
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LEAP, Issue 2 2016
In this issue of LEAP, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Gemalto as the global market leader in software license management for 2015. Trimble’s Director of Marketing, Bill Graber, explains how Sentinel software monetization solutions have helped his company overcome the limitations of its legacy licensing systems. In product news, Sentinel RMS 9.0 and Sentinel EMS 4.0 add cloud-connected benefits to their on-premise deployment models, improving on system flexibility and extensibility. We also announce our live webinar with IDC and Juniper Networks, From Shipping Boxes to Delivering Software-Driven Value to Customers.
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LEAP, Issue 1 2016
In this issue of LEAP, we reveal the findings of our State of Software Monetization survey, which identifies licensing challenges as the primary source of frustration among enterprise users. Gemalto’s VP, CTO Software Monetization, Michael Zunke, talks security in the IoT (or lack thereof) and offers up best practices for safeguarding applications and data. In product news, Sentinel LDK 7.4 introduces all-new video content protection; Sentinel LDK Embedded 7.3 adds support for the Linux ARM platform; and the Sentinel EMS 3.2.5 service pack brings a number of new enhancements. Ask the Experts and other industry events round out this issue.
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LEAP, Issue 4 2015
In this edition of LEAP, we report on IDC’s infographic, Emerging Software Business Models in Third Platform Environments. Gemalto’s VP of Product Development, Jake Fox, takes us on a journey into the unglamorous yet rewarding world of software monetization. A free Sentinel LDK plugin for MATLAB and Simulink is announced, National Instruments makes Gemalto an Alliance Partner, and our new Download Wizards facilitate searching the Knowledge Base. We also cover LicensingLive! 2015 and Ask the Experts, among other industry events.
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LEAP, Issue 3 2015
In this edition of LEAP, find out what enhancements have been made to Sentinel EMS 3.2 and read the end of sale announcement for various Hardlock and HASP4 configurations. In addition, discover the plugin that enables Sentinel LDK to seamlessly work with MathWorks applications, get advice on leveraging your Android offering for maximum returns, and read our roundup of analyst reports. You can also check out our latest Ask the Experts webinar and read up on LicensingLive! 2015.
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LEAP, Issue 2 2015
In this edition of LEAP, discover the enhancements made to Sentinel EMS 3.1, find out which legacy keys will be discontinued on September 15, 2015, and read about the new LDK add-on for the LabVIEW Tools Network. Get some useful tips on how to pitch software monetization to a C-Level executive from Gemalto’s SVP of Software Monetization, Shlomo Weiss. You can also check out our latest Ask the Experts webinar, plus a bonus webinar on pricing strategies for digital business.
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LEAP, Issue 1 2015
In this edition of LEAP, discover the new features and enhancements of Sentinel LDK 7.3 and Sentinel RMS 8.6, and check out our latest Ask the Experts webinar. In addition, find out how Gemalto’s acquisition of SafeNet positions it as the global leader in the software monetization market, get advice on implementing a successful monetization strategy from a SafeNet customer-turned-Gemalto-consultant, and learn how software-driven devices will dominate in 2015.
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LEAP, Issue 4 2014
In this edition of LEAP, find out what’s new in Sentinel EMS 3.0, Sentinel LDK 7.2, Sentinel Cloud 3.5, Sentinel RMS 8.6, and Sentinel Envelope for Android. Read what SafeNet’s Business Development Director has to say about the evolution in software licensing and browse our roundup of SafeNet-related news stories. In addition, we bring you a recap of LicensingLive! 2014 and the latest Ask the Experts webinar. Fill out a short marketing communications survey for a chance to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!
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LEAP, Issue 3 2014
In this edition of LEAP, we’ll guide you through the Internet of Things and explain how you can protect and manage the software embedded within your devices. Discover SafeNet’s Managed Services and find out how Sentinel LDK’s entitlement management features have improved GeoID’s back-office process. In addition, read about Gemalto’s imminent acquisition of SafeNet and what it means for our customers. Events to check out this quarter include LicensingLive! 2014, a Lunch & Learn, and an Ask the Experts webinar.
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LEAP, Issue 2 2014
In this edition of LEAP, learn about the new and improved features of Sentinel LDK 7.1, discover how Sentinel Cloud Licensing can benefit publishers of on-premise software, and read our interview with SafeNet’s Director of Strategy and Business Development for Cloud Licensing. Also, find out why Frost & Sullivan awarded SafeNet the 2013 Global Market Share Leadership Award in Software Monetization. Events to check out this quarter include Subscribed ’14, a Lunch & Learn, and an Ask the Experts webinar.
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LEAP, Issue 1 2014
In this edition of LEAP, discover new features and improvements in Sentinel EMS 2.9 and Sentinel Cloud 3.4, and secure your place in the embedded industry by switching to Sentinel HL board and chip. Find out how Sentinel software monetization solutions can protect and manage the software embedded within any piece of hardware, and read our interview with SafeNet’s Director of Business Development for the Embedded Market, Aurelius Wosylus. In addition, check out the latest Ask the Experts webinars.
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LEAP, Issue 4 2013
In this edition of LEAP, find out what’s new in Sentinel LDK 7.0, Sentinel LDK 6.4 Embedded for Linux ARM, and Sentinel Cloud 3.3, and discover the new and improved Technical Support Customer Portal. Discover why the back office matters to software companies in terms of streamlining business operations, and read our interview with a SafeNet sales engineer. In addition, we’re pleased to bring you not one but two Ask the Experts webinars.
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LEAP, Issue 3 2013
In this edition of LEAP, find out what’s new in Sentinel EMS 2.8 and Sentinel Cloud 3.2, discover how moving to a usage-based business model will help you avoid “shelfware”, learn some interesting facts and figures about the cloud from our infographic, and find out what it’s like to be a software engineer at SafeNet. While you’re at it, check out our latest Ask the Experts webinar and read up on LicensingLive! 2013.
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