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  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux: Subscription Guide

    What is a Red Hat Subscription? A Red Hat Subscription provides the following: Access to the Software as well as access to updates, upgrades, corrections, security advisories and bug fixes for the Software (if and when available). It also allows customers to download all supported...

  • The reverse click-through EULA to cancel software audits

    Playing software vendors at their own game I was speaking to Jochen Hagenlocher on The ITAM Review podcast recently (My recording with Jochen will go live in the New Year). Jochen shared a smart idea for thwarting audits before they start – The reverse click through EULA. What is...

  • Licensing Oracle in the Cloud (Microsoft, Amazon or Oracle)

    In early 2017, Oracle issued a policy statement dedicated to helping customers better understand how to license Oracle products when the customers access the products via Amazon’s or Microsoft’s cloud services. Increasingly, companies are considering outsourcing datacenter workloads...

  • VMWare running on Azure

    Vmware on Azure, say what? Say what now?! Microsoft have made quite the announcement – soon, organisations will be able to run VMWare virtual machines on Microsoft Azure. These two companies have been perennial rivals in the virtualization space for many years, does this signify...

  • Ch-ch-changes: Microsoft Licensing Updates

    ‘Changes’ a song by David Bowie We all know Microsoft licensing changes regularly – and that’s been especially true these last few weeks. Our resident Microsoft Licensing Expert Rich Gibbons is keeping abreast of the latest Microsoft licensing updates in order...

  • Microsoft SPLA quick guide

    Christop Harvey, CEO, DeskCenter Solutions AG I spoke with Christoph Harvey, CEO of Deskcenter AG  at Microsoft’s Inspire Conference in the summer. In this article Christoph shares his views on Microsoft’s SAM announcements (see video below) and provides an introduction...

  • SAP customers want clarity, not a conversation

    SAP customers want clarity not a conversation – 76% in straw poll have concerns or fear the consequences of raising indirect access concerns with SAP Since the multi-million dollars exposures at Diageo and AB InBev hit the headlines in 2017, SAP Indirect Access risk has, to...

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