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Category: Licensing

Articles

  • Micro Focus licensing guide: Government & non-profit

    Image by Jackelberry from Pixabay Government entities purchase via the “VLA for Government” and the rules are very similar to those for the commercial VLA – these can be found here. Qualification for the program Qualifying government entities must meet all of these conditions: Perform...

  • Micro Focus Support guide

    Following this Micro Focus Support guide – be on the lookout for our Academic, Government, & Non-profit guides soon! Image by ar130405 from Pixabay Maintenance & Support Micro Focus offer both “Business Support” and “Premium Support” which provide access to new...

  • Micro Focus Commercial Licensing guide

    Following this Micro Focus Commercial Licensing guide – be on the look out for our Academic, Government and non-profit, and Support guides soon! Image by Jason Goh from Pixabay There are two agreement types for commercial businesses: Volume License Agreement (VLA) Master License...

  • MathWorks Licensing: Getting started

    This article “MathWorks Licensing: Getting started” was contributed by Dominique Dormet. Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay What is MathWorks? MathWorks is a vendor that you may not be particularly familiar with – they definitely fit into the “niche” category –...

  • Salesforce pick up the Slack in latest acquisition

    Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Reports emerged last week that CRM giant Salesforce was in talks to buy techie-friendly chat and collaboration service, Slack – and the deal was announced December 1, 2020 for $27.7 billion. This move likely has (at least) two motives behind it...

  • Robotic Process Automation – licensing dangers

    This article “Robotic Process Automation – licensing dangers” was written by Mathieu Dufetelle, Elée. Image by mollyroselee from Pixabay What is Robotic Process Automation? Robotic Process Automation (RPA) can be a powerful tool, typically adopted by power users...

  • Cloud still driving software vendor revenues

    Software vendor financial results can be more interesting for ITAM & SAM managers than they might first appear. Looking at how the software vendors are performing on a quarterly and annual basis can give the savvy organisation some good insight. Who is likely to increase audits?...

  • IBM, Microsoft, and Atlassian all drive cloud adoption

    Image by Patricia Alexandre from Pixabay There is always something happening somewhere and keeping track of it all can be difficult – to say the least! Our ITAM industry news roundups aim to cover some of the important and interesting developments you may have missed, to help...

  • IBM container licensing – new rules

    Image by Julius Silver from Pixabay IBM have recently announced new rules for licensing their software in containers, a growing technology that makes up part of almost any IT environment. Here we look at some of the terminology involved as well as the new requirements from IBM. Terminology There...

  • Getting started with Salesforce licensing

    Picture: https://pixabay.com/users/RJA1988-5385704/ Getting started with Salesforce licensing. Salesforce is considered by many to be the originator of SaaS (Software as a Service) licensing and, as such, becoming under-licensed isn’t the primary concern for SAM & ITAM professionals...

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