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Geocap Replaces FLEXlm with SafeNet Sentinel RMS

Geocap Replaces FLEXlm with SafeNet Sentinel RMS for improved software license management

Flexible solution for improved software license management

“SafeNet Sentinel RMS provides a flexible solution to our license management requirement by providing a comprehensive API for the underlying license-generation mechanism. By supplying the API SafeNet provides excellent possibilities for tailor-made solutions.”

Anders Moe
Technical Manager
Geocap

Customer Profile

Founded in 1998, Geocap AS has more than a decade of experience in providing software and services for the oil and gas industry as well as international maritime institutions.

Business Challenge

  • Lack of Licensing Utilities in Existing Solution – Customer was unsatisfied with existing product due to the lack of certain critical features in FLEXlm, a licensing platform sold by Acresso, formerly Macrovision
  • Insufficient Administration Tools - FLEXlm administration tools were insufficient and lacked vital technical features to assist in tracking licenses, which lead to costly administrative overhead
  • Inadequate Sales Support

Solution

  • Sentinel RMS - a flexible solution to Geocap’s license management requirement by providing a comprehensive API for the underlying license-generation mechanism
    • Using this together with their own GUI, Geocap made a system to keep track of business critical data
  • Widest Range of Software License Models - The Sentinel RMS Development Kit APIs enables Geocap to create and enforce licensing terms according to business needs
  • Multi-level Licensing Options - Geocap will be locking some licenses to hardware keys, as well as using multiple types of software-based licenses including trial licenses and standalone as well as networked licenses
  • Cross platform support - enables Geocap to use a consistent licensing platform across all products