Webinar: Reduce Your Costs for Expensive Engineering Software

By Pete Johnson Engineering software can be some of the most expensive that you own. Yet it is critical to delivering new products on time and on budget in today’s highly competitive environment. That’s why it’s important to optimize your concurrent licenses (aka network or floating licenses) for engineering software so that you have the optimal quantity and mix of applications—enough to get the job done on time and on budget, but not more than you need, which would be a waste of money. Organizations that don’t track and manage concurrent license usage run into one or both of two…

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Top 10 Questions & Answers from InstallAnywhere 2014 What’s New Webinar

Thanks to all of you who were able to join us for our recent What’s New in InstallAnywhere 2014 webinar. Lots of great questions. Here are your top 10 questions and answers. And if you missed the webinar, you can view it any time, on-demand. Is this possible to manage silent installs with InstallAnywhere? Yes. Silent installation is supported on both Premier and Premier with Cloud Pack editions of InstallAnywhere. Does InstallAnywhere 2014 support minor upgrades or patches? Yes. InstallAnywhere 2014 supports only major upgrades are this time; the support for minor upgrades is on the radar for future releases….

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Understanding Classic vs. Cognos Reporting for Managing Concurrent Licenses

By Pete Johnson FlexNet Manager for Engineering Applications (“FlexNet Manager”) is a software asset management tool used to manage concurrently licensed (sometimes called network or floating licenses) engineering and technical applications. In FlexNet Manager, there are a variety of reporting options. However, these reports all fall into one of 2 categories: Classic Reports. These are the original reports that came with FlexNet Manager, and are built completely by the tool itself Cognos Reports (Report Designer). These are additional reports that were added to offer advanced reporting, trend analysis and advanced graphics capabilities utilizing the IBM Cognos business intelligence (BI) tool…

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Computer Software Update Status is September’s Free SSRS Report

Get your copy of Computer Software Update Status today by emailing Info AT Enhansoft. This popular report is only free in September! Computer Software Update Status provides the overall software update compliant status for a PC. This information is useful to help ensure that your computers are up-to-date with all software updates. Also, make sure to vote in our poll...

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Enumerate AD Group User Object Membership

Lots of scripts out there to do this type of work but I could not find exactly what we needed so wrote one.  I started playing with .NET so the compiled EXE and the source for Visual Studio are attached.IssueI have a group in AD that has all IT in…

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Maximize Your Investment in AdminStudio

Enterprises have approached the application packaging and deployment of software on a project-by-project basis. Today enterprises face more complex application challenges including multiple application formats, BYOD initiatives, mobile application management, application virtualization, and ongoing operating system upgrades. How can enterprise architects, application managers and IT professionals stay ahead of the curve and keep up with increasing demand and end users expectations? Learn how the market leading solution, AdminStudio, can be leveraged for more than just packaging. AdminStudio 2014, is designed to transform your organization to be “change ready” to adopt new technologies quickly and keep applications ready for deployment to…

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