License Management Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2017 - 2025

License Management Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2017 - 2025

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  • ICT

Report Description


License management is a software which helps enterprises manage and archive products to ensure compliance with end-user license agreements. License management software also helps businesses to monitor and track products and its licenses and to prevent illegal usage. License management tools also enable organizations to reduce costs, complexity and risks associated with software assets and licensing. Another benefit offered by these tools is reduction of overspending on software entitlements and cloud resources. Several companies are offering integrated license management solutions which help businesses to engage with their customers more effectively and efficiently. License management also helps the enterprises to retain their existing customers. These software also offer a wide range of features such as automated entitlement and software license management, electronic software delivery and targeted end-user communication. With rapid technological developments, companies have started to offer centralized license management for remote business operations and statistical analysis & reports on customer activation and usage.

Growing demand for effective and efficient license management software across large enterprises and small & medium enterprises (SME’s) is mainly driving the license management market. Increasing illegal use of software products and piracy is supplementing the growth of license management market. In addition, enterprises are emphasizing on managing their software assets and reducing maintenance costs associated with licensing which is leading towards the increasing penetration of license management software. Apart from this, businesses are more inclined towards optimized software investments in business processes and high return on investments from their operations. This is also likely to have a positive impact on growth of license management market. However, low penetration of license management software and complexities involved in migrating to license management software is anticipated to restrain the growth of the market. In addition, rising security concerns and cyber-attacks is one of the major barriers for large scale adoption of license management software. Though, growing adoption of cloud-based technology and virtualization of business processes are projected to offer prominent opportunities for license management market in the near term.

Global license management market is segmented by component, enterprise size, application, and end-use industry. By component, license management market is segmented into software and services. Among these, license management market by software, is further segmented into on premise and cloud-based license management. In terms of services, the market is bifurcated into professional services, managed services, and supporting & consulting services. Based on enterprise size, the market is categorized by large enterprises and small & medium enterprises (SME’s). By application, the market is categorized into compliance management, license entitlement and optimization, usage monitoring and management, operations and analytics, and others such as audit services and instrumentation management. On the basis of end-use industry, license management market is segmented into banking, financial service and insurance (BFSI), information technology (IT) and telecom, retail, education, healthcare, government, energy & utilities and others such as manufacturing, logistics etc. Among these end-use industries, IT & telecom and BFSI segments are anticipated to observe flourishing growth due to increasing requirements related to the license management activities. Whereas, in terms of regions Asia Pacific and Middle East & Africa (MEA) are projected to obeserve lucrative opportunities in license management market due to increasing penetration of cloud-based technologies.

The growing adoption of cloud-based technology and penetration of license management software across the end-user industries has prompted a large number of companies to enter in the market. Some of the key players in the global license management market are Aspera Technologies, DXC Technology, International Business Machine (IBM) Corporation, Reprise Software, Quest Software, Oracle Corporation, Gemalto NV, Cherwell Software, Labs64 Netlicensing, Servicenow, Teameda, Flexera Software, Snow Software, Samanage Ltd., Flexera, Extensis, Reprise Software, Cryptlex,, Soraco Technologies, Cogative, StarForce Technologies, Agilis Software, Anaqua, Aspera Technologies, Flowhaven, Bytes Technology, Rythium Technologies and Arxan.

The report offers a comprehensive evaluation of the market. It does so via in-depth qualitative insights, historical data, and verifiable projections about market size. The projections featured in the report have been derived using proven research methodologies and assumptions. By doing so, the research report serves as a repository of analysis and information for every facet of the market, including but not limited to: Regional markets, technology, types, and applications.

The study is a source of reliable data on:

  • Market segments and sub-segments
  • Market trends and dynamics
  • Supply and demand
  • Market size
  • Current trends/opportunities/challenges
  • Competitive landscape
  • Technological breakthroughs
  • Value chain and stakeholder analysis

The regional analysis covers:

  • North America (U.S. and Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Brazil, Peru, Chile, and others)
  • Western Europe (Germany, U.K., France, Spain, Italy, Nordic countries, Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg)
  • Eastern Europe (Poland and Russia)
  • Asia Pacific (China, India, Japan, ASEAN, Australia, and New Zealand)
  • Middle East and Africa (GCC, Southern Africa, and North Africa)

The report has been compiled through extensive primary research (through interviews, surveys, and observations of seasoned analysts) and secondary research (which entails reputable paid sources, trade journals, and industry body databases). The report also features a complete qualitative and quantitative assessment by analyzing data gathered from industry analysts and market participants across key points in the industry’s value chain.

A separate analysis of prevailing trends in the parent market, macro- and micro-economic indicators, and regulations and mandates is included under the purview of the study. By doing so, the report projects the attractiveness of each major segment over the forecast period.

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  • A complete backdrop analysis, which includes an assessment of the parent market
  • Important changes in market dynamics
  • Market segmentation up to the second or third level
  • Historical, current, and projected size of the market from the standpoint of both value and volume
  • Reporting and evaluation of recent industry developments
  • Market shares and strategies of key players
  • Emerging niche segments and regional markets
  • An objective assessment of the trajectory of the market
  • Recommendations to companies for strengthening their foothold in the market   

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