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Latest News on Flexera Software and Strategically Managing Application Usage

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21 November 2017

Flexera Named a 2017 Top Workplace by the Chicago Tribune

Workplace Culture Recognized for the Fifth Year

Flexera, the company that’s reimagining how software is bought, sold, managed and secured, today announced it’s been awarded a 2017 Top Workplaces honor by The Chicago Tribune for the fifth year.  The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by Energage, LLC (formerly WorkplaceDynamics), a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement.

14 November 2017

Flexera’s New Software Monetization Release Focuses on Customer Growth, Driving Speed and Agility for Suppliers Moving to SaaS and Subscription

Software Adoption, Renewals and Consumption Insight Enables Software, SaaS and IoT Growth

Flexera, the company that’s reimagining how software is bought, sold, managed and secured, today unveiled a new Software Monetization module empowering software suppliers to strategically grow their software business.  FlexNet Customer Growth helps software suppliers truly assess if their customers are getting value from their products and forecast renewals more accurately – all in a personalized, graphical dashboard.

7 November 2017

Flexera Offers Free Open Source Security Subscription to Celebrate InstallShield’s 30th Anniversary

Still leading in innovation after 30 years, InstallShield offer helps 100,000+ developers lower vulnerability and compliance risks

Flexera, the company that’s reimagining how software is bought, sold, managed and secured, today announced an unprecedented open source security offer for InstallShield owners, in celebration of its 30th anniversary.  InstallShield is the industry standard for development teams creating Windows desktop, server and cloud installers on more than 500 million devices.  It has consistently set the global standard for automated Microsoft Windows software installation solutions since 1987, and continues to drive reliability for software suppliers and buyers.

23 October 2017

Flexera to Present on Open Source for Executives and Developers at All Things Open 2017

Flexera will be presenting at All Things Open 2017 in Raleigh, North Carolina October 23 - 24.  All Things Open is the largest “open” technology event on the East Coast, gathering the top technologists and decision makers, to discuss open source, open technology and open Web in the enterprise.

17 October 2017

Flexera Issues Warning about Cyberattacks Like the Equifax Breach: They’re Probably Just the First Known Victim

New “Fact or Fiction” report shines light on risk in the software supply chain: Open source code is everywhere, but vendors don’t know the risk

As 143 million Equifax consumers continue to pick up the pieces from stolen Social Security numbers, birth dates, drivers’ licenses, addresses and credit card numbers, Flexera has another warning – expect a long tail of incidents and breaches in the months and years to come.

12 September 2017

Flexera to Acquire BDNA, Reimagining How Data Powers the Software Supply Chain

Acquisition will create the world’s largest technology asset data platform, transforming how software is bought, sold, managed and secured

Flexera, the company that’s reimagining how software is bought, sold, managed and secured, announced that on September 7, it signed an agreement to acquire Mountain View, CA-based BDNA. Financial terms are not being disclosed. 

7 September 2017

Flexera Promotes from within for Director of Australia and New Zealand

Hugh Darvall Moving on up in the Land Down Under, Leading Go-to-Market Strategy for Product Launches and Partners

Flexera, the company that’s reimagining how software is bought, sold, managed and secured, announced today the appointment of Hugh Darvall as its new Director of Australia and New Zealand.  After over seven years at Flexera, Darvall continues to advance rank – having also been Flexera’s Major Account Manager to help customers succeed, Director & Manager of Asia Pacific (APAC) Telebusiness & Alliances, and APAC Channel Alliances Manager.

28 June 2017

Flexera Named a Bay Area News Group 2017 Top Workplace

The company reimagining the software supply chain is recognized as a significant Silicon Valley player – measured against employee expectations from the world’s top technology companies and start-ups

Flexera, the company reimagining how software is bought, sold, managed and secured, today announced it has been awarded a 2017 Top Workplaces honor by the Bay Area News Group, which includes the Mercury News and East Bay Times.  The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, an organizational health and workplace improvement research firm.

6 June 2017

Flexera to Educate Lawyers on Avoiding Open Source Security & Compliance Risk @ Legalweek West

Flexera Software will be participating in three presentations at Legalweek West in San Francisco, California June 12 - 13.  The largest and longest running trade show for legal technology on the west coast will feature LegalOps, LegalDiversityForum, LegalSmallFirm, LegalExecutive and Legaltech West.

22 May 2017

Flexera Adds Recurring Revenue Engine and Drives Subscriptions for SaaS, IoT and ISVs

FlexNet Operations is first software monetization solution to include renewal management

Flexera, the company that's reimagining the way software is bought, sold, managed and secured, announced today a new recurring revenue engine to help companies accelerate subscription and recurring revenue growth. FlexNet Operations is the first software monetization platform in the industry to include renewal management, supporting the growing subscription economy fundamental to Software as a Service (SaaS) and Internet of Things (IoT) companies as well as traditional software producers.

10 May 2017

Flexera Reimagines Software Supply Chain Safety – Embeds Open Source Security Scanning into Software Development Build Process

Developers Go from Zero to Hero with FlexNet Code Aware, Now Integrated with InstallShield® and InstallAnywhere®

Flexera, the company that's reimagining the way software is bought, sold, managed and secured, announced today it's reimagining software supply chain safety. Flexera's the first-in-industry to embed open source security into the heart of the software development build process with automatic analysis detection. It will help keep the software supply chain secure by enabling 100,000 developers around the world to sell clean products, free of open source vulnerabilities and license compliance risk.

26 April 2017

Flexera Software to Present on Governance of Open Source Use in the Software Supply Chain

Marty Mellican to Give Exclusive Case Study Presentation at Global Legal Compliance ConfEx

Flexera Software, a platinum sponsor, is presenting at the 35th Global Legal Compliance ConfEx in Washington, DC on April 26 from 11:15 – 11:45 a.m. on “Governance of Open Source Use in the Software Supply Chain” as an exclusive case study.

20 March 2017

Flexera Software and NVIDIA to Present on Open Source Software: Managing the Compliance Pitfalls at General Audit Management Conference

Jeff Luszcz and Bruce Carpenter to Speak at the Institute of Internal Auditors' Mitigating Risk in Information Technology Track

Flexera Software is presenting at the Institute of Internal Auditors' General Audit Management Conference (GAM) 2017 near Orlando, Florida on March 21 from 10:15 - 11:15 a.m. on "Open Source Software: Managing the Compliance Pitfalls" in the Mitigating Risk in Information Technology track.

17 January 2017

Ciena Implements Licensing Solution from Flexera Software to Simplify Customer Deployments of Programmable Networking Solutions

Flexera providing a future-proof solution that is scalable to meet existing and emerging business needs

Flexera Software, the leading provider of next-generation software licensing, compliance, security and installation solutions, announced today that Ciena, a network strategy and technology company, has implemented FlexNet Licensing and FlexNet Operations to simplify deployments of programmable network solutions as well as help enable new revenues in their Network Functions Virtualization ecosystem.