What We Do

Cetrus Process Meter (CPM) is a real-time, desktop application monitoring platform.

CPM tracks applications to give you the best insight into your application use. To visualize this data CPM includes built-in reporting and analytic tools such as trending reports, session use rankings, and real-time concurrency.

How We Can Help You

Reduce Costs: CPM helps you to identify where you are over and under licensed, so you can minimize costs.

Detailed Data: Precise and detailed data provides complete visibility into your licensing and application use.

Application Use Insight: With CPM you will see peak number of licenses, trending use, application state, inventory, user rankings, and more.


Simple, easy to use reporting solution to understand Autodesk™ license use


  • Reduce license spending
  • See use changes over time
  • See live peak and trending use
  • Compare individual and group use
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Application Monitoring

The only file-level monitoring tool, providing real-time data for any application


  • Reduce license spending
  • Identify licensing needs
  • Compare application use and users
  • See peak and trending use
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Associate application use to projects for use billing at the file level


  • Increase profitability
  • Recoup licensing costs
  • Justify new license purchases
  • Reduce overhead
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  • “Many of our customers are requesting assistance with license optimization planning for Autodesk and other applications. Our ability to access detailed use information will let us cost-effectively offer these services to those customers that don’t have the skills or resources for in-house analysis.”

  • “Process Meter’s license use and trending information is a game changer in providing improved Software Asset Management to our customers. Process Meter provides an unprecedented and detailed view into Autodesk licensing and usage that we’ve never been able to get before.”

  • “We needed to compare use of two comparable applications, one was license server metered and the other was standalone. No other reporting solution could provide the peak use and use frequency vs. total active use of both applications that we needed for our decision-making.”

  • “Cetrus has taken our software business to an entirely new level. It has greatly augmented sales, increased our install bases and taken a great deal of market share away from our competitors.”