Category Archives for "General"

Apr 30

Protection PLUS Spring 2020 Software Releases 

By Dan H. | General

Team SoftwareKey has recently posted releases for both Protection PLUS 5 SDK and Instant Protection PLUS 3!Instant Protection PLUS 3 Version 3.4.1.0In this release, we have made miscellaneous fixes and we have also made additions to our Instant Protection PLUS 3 DLL sample applications:For Java developers, there are new NetBeans projects along side the existing Eclipse […]

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Apr 30

SOLO Server 1.20.1.0 Release with support for Dynamic License Validation Options and License Grouping!

By Steve Marsh | General

We’re happy to announce that SOLO Server Automation build 1.20.1.0 has been released, with not one but two major new features!  We have added support for dynamic license validation options and license grouping.Dynamic License Validation OptionsPeriodic license validation with SOLO Server is an important feature to help you maintain control of your software. Previously, the intervals […]

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Aug 08

New SoftwareKey System Monthly Plans Now Available

By Mike Wozniak | General

Image showing that simplified pricing plans have lower price, but higher value.

The technology driving the SoftwareKey System has been around for over 25 years!  For a long time, our various Protection PLUS licensing clients have been sold separately. A lot has changed since then, and nearly all of our customers now use our Protection + Automation Bundle (the combination of Protection PLUS licensing clients and SOLO […]

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Mar 01

​Introducing API Transaction Fee Policy

By Mike Wozniak | General

Since the launch of the ​SOLO Server Automation service in 1998, pricing has been based upon the simple services provided (a per license/activation fee and a percentage fee on integrated shopping cart orders processed).   The SoftwareKey System features have now expanded to offer many new ways for you to license your software and maintain control. For […]

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Jun 11

Important Security Update: TLS 1.0 Disablement

By Abram P | General

​​Industry standards now require increased security in encryption protocols to keep data safe.   We are legally-obligated to comply ​with these increased security requirements, and doing so requires changes to our hosting infrastructure​.   ​We applied ​security updates for most of our hosted websites on Monday, ​16 July 2018​.​​UPDATE:  ​We will be ​enforcing security updates for […]

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Jul 13

Protection PLUS Maintenance Requirement for SOLO Server Automation Customers

By Mike Wozniak | General

The SoftwareKey System provides several license management solutions and is comprised of:Protection: Protection PLUS (licensing client) – This component is included in your software, which is distributed to customers. It controls access to your software.Automation: ​SOLO Sever (licensing server/service) – Protection PLUS connects to a central licensing server on the web to automatically activate and […]

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Sep 30

SoftwareKey Metering System Repurposed

By Mike Wozniak | General

Metering System Box

History and OverviewThe SoftwareKey Metering System was originally launched in 2009 through a partnership with VMWare.  Built on the license management technologies built inside of the SoftwareKey System for Independent Software Vendors, the Metering System helps IT departments:Manage and control access to internal-use applicationsLog application usageReport on application usage throughout an enterpriseEnforce concurrency limits on […]

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