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Software Usage Tracking & Reporting

With Sentinel LDK, software publishers have full visibility into their existing customer base from start to finish. Beginning with the on boarding of a new customer, this centralized platform provides an easy and intuitive automated process for delivering entitlements and registering products while collecting and storing customer demographic, product activation, and feature usage information.

Once this data is captured, Sentinel solutions enable you to create customized reports around activations, feature popularity and much more. The automated notification feature also makes it possible to notify end-users of upcoming renewals and newly available updates.

With Sentinel, your organization can plan accordingly for future roadmaps and capitalize on cross-selling opportunities in the following ways:

  • Compliance Reporting – Providing entitlement tracking and reporting tools that enable end users to easily ensure they are not inadvertently exceeding paid license usage.
  • End-User Insight – An optional end-user registration step enables you to identify and gain direct access to every individual who activates a copy of the application.
  • Software Packaging Optimization – Product Management and Engineering can discontinue bloatware and create software packages containing the most popular features that customers and prospects want.
  • Usage Trend Analysis – Marketing and Sales can utilize customized reports to analyze what, when, and how products are being used, and leverage this invaluable data to plan, launch, and execute more effective sales and marketing activities.

 

Software Usage Tracking & Reporting with Sentinel Software Monetization Solutions

Embedding Sentinel license enforcement APIs at the feature level lays the foundation for usage tracing capabilities. Once the tool is in place to track consumption of your application, then Sentinel EMS does all the data collection and aggregation and provides software publishers with a centralized, easy to use web-based tool for reporting on usage.

Sentinel EMS is the entitlement management back-end for all of the company’s award-winning software protection and licensing solutions. Learn more about Sentinel EMS now.