proprietary software

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proprietary software

Software owned by a single organization or individual. Contrast with open source. See public domain software, freeware and shareware.
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Our clients will receive legal protection equal to, if not beyond, what they receive with proprietary software licenses.
As a point of clarification, the preamble goes on to state that "free software" under this license does not relate to price or cost, but rather to the freedom to use the software without the typical restrictions contained in traditional, proprietary software licenses.
Our collaboration with EnterpriseDB will help our customers to offer a real alternative to spending huge amounts on proprietary software licenses.
Component information includes over 32,000 security vulnerabilities, more than 7,000 encryption libraries and algorithms, as well as information on over 1,400 open source and proprietary software licenses.
Instead of continually investing in more and more expensive hardware and proprietary software licenses, they can now better manage their growth by replicating database servers on low-cost commodity PCs.