SmartFlow has posted a fourth consecutive year of record sales for the 2017 fiscal year with revenues soaring 87 percent over 2016 and bookings pipeline growth of 104 percent. Growth was fueled by adding significant new customers in addition to contract renewals from existing clients.
SmartFlow CEO Ted Miracco delivered the keynote at the REUSE Conference on December 14 in Santa Clara, CA. In a video interview with conference organizer Warren Savage, general manager of IP at EDA company Silvaco, Ted talks about the global problem of software and IP piracy and the dangers it presents when using cracked software. Any software company that doesn't have an active license compliance […]
A report from the National Association of Manufacturers connects the dots from software piracy to the loss of over 42,000 manufacturing jobs and over $239B in revenues, as shown in the figure on the right. While I believe the basis of the study and trust the methodology, there has always been some lingering doubt about the tangible impact to real-world victims. Recently, however, the ramifications […]
Announcing the availability of SmartFlow Professional 2017, the latest release of our entry-level, cloud-based anti-piracy solution for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) developing software and intellectual property (IP). SmartFlow Professional provides SMBs with an affordable solution for developing or expanding their compliance management and IP protection efforts.
A 2017 update by the Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property provides a new assessment of the IP piracy problem in the U.S. and examines the progress that has been made on the original 2013 report recommendations for combatting the issue. The update estimates that the losses to American companies from software piracy exceeded $18 billion in 2016. Both the 2013 report and 2017 upd […]