Key Traffic Systems Ltd., the UK leader in highway and traffic management software, is also a longtime SafeNet customer. With a large and growing user base, KTS needed the ability to offer hardware or software-based licensing and secure downloads of its software to accommodate changing customer needs as well as appeal to new markets.
While Sentinel HASP HL was providing them robust protection against anti-piracy, they needed to add the flexibility that HASP SL offered. “We wanted to launch our AutoSTRIPE software into the Australian and New Zealand markets and it was not practical to enter those markets with a hard lock key,” say Chris White, software development manager at KTS.
Simultaneously, a significant portion of the company’s current UK customer base was migrating to servers without USB ports, such as virtualized servers and blade, so hardware dongles were no longer an option.