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Why Product Activation for Software Is Becoming Widespread
Software vendors have used license management for many years. Older approaches, such as key-file-based licensing or dongles, do have a number of drawbacks for

purchasing policy and procedure  extending a subscription, or purchasing additional features or modules, the vendor simply updates the record for that user in the hosted activation system, and the user clicks a menu command to update their license, causing the new limits to immediately take effect. Product activation systems therefore meet the software vendors' need to protect against piracy, offer a range of license models, and automate operations, but remove many of the inconveniences and costs of older license management systems.

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Firewall RFI/RFP Template

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