The ITAM Review

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Category: Software Licensing

Articles

  • BBC Slashes SAP Licensing Costs

    The BBC has reportedly reduced it’s software spend by using software usage data on SAP licensing. Silicon reports that there were 2,126 staff members with licenses to use their SAP ERP system who had not logged in during a 3 month period, highlighting a potential  £300K ($450K)...

  • Have software licences and anti-piracy gone too far?

    An interesting article by Martin Brampton; The Brampton Factor: Licensed to bill  Software piracy may well be a very bad thing. But does it justify inflicting misery on legitimate software buyers, asks Martin Brampton. There is a lot of talk about the awfulness of software piracy...

  • Licensed to be confusing, restrictive and obtuse

    “Most of us never read software licences, but they are becoming more important – and absurd.” “Eulas typically specify that the software’s publisher is not liable if anything goes wrong. They typically specify the publisher’s preferred jurisdiction...

  • Event: An introduction and overview of Microsoft Licensing

    15 April 2008 18:30 – 15 April 2008 21:20 GMT, London Outline of Licensing session This session is aimed at providing IT professionals with a complete understanding of Microsoft’s Software Licensing. The course is not in-depth or technical, but will help you evaluate the...

  • New Report Demonstrates Licensing Savings

    A new report has been published in conjunction with SaaS systems management company TriActive and consulting firm THINKstrategies.  “The study, which included data collected by TriActive’s Asset Management Suite™ from over 125,000 endpoints across 460 companies, revealed...