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SSO: Oracle License Management

  • Thursday 19th September 2019

Join ITAM Review Analysts and a selection of vendors for a 3 hour virtual conference on Oracle License Management on Thursday 19th September at 2pm BST.

Thursday 19 September 2019

About this event

This webinar has now taken place. 

 

Join ITAM Review Analysts and a selection of vendors for a 3 hour virtual conference on Oracle License Management on Thursday 19th September at 2pm BST.

Licensing Oracle software continues to be a hot topic for our readers. Oracle’s sales and audit practices, coupled with price and licensing complexity, means that Oracle License Management is among the biggest challenges ITAM professionals face.

The purpose of this Solution Spotlight Online (SSO) is to provide our readers with the knowledge to manage their Oracle estates with confidence.

Vendors will present their solutions including tools and services, and the event will wrap up with an interactive Q&A session between analysts, vendors and attendees. 

 

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Who should attend

  • ITAM Managers
  • ITAM Analysts
  • IT Infrastructure Managers
  • IT Operations Managers
  • Cloud Architects
  • Procurement Professionals
  • IT Finance & Budgeting specialists 

Agenda

Full agenda to be confirmed shortly.

TIME 

ACTIVITY 

14.00 – 14.10 

Welcome:
The ITAM Review

14:10 – 14.20 

Oracle – How did we end up here? And where are we going?:
 AJ Witt, The ITAM Review

14.20 – 14.40 

The Business Case for Managing Oracle Software:
 Richard Spithoven, B-lay

14.40 – 15.00 

Managing Oracle Java SE Licensing:
Paul Pieske, Flexera

15.00  – 15:10 

Refreshment Break

15.10 – 15:30 

Oracle ULAs:
Paul Bullen, Version1

15.30 – 15.35 

Intermission – vendor changeover 

15.35 – 15.55 

Understand & Manage your Complex Oracle Estate:
Snow Software

15.55 – 16.05 

Refreshment Break 

16.05 – 16.25 

A guide to selecting your Oracle Licensing Services Provider:
Fredrik Filipsson, Redress Compliance Limited

16.25 – 16.45 

Panel Session:
All Vendors & ITAM Review 

16.45 – 17.00 

Closing Remarks & Next Steps:
The ITAM Review

Speakers

Solution Spotlight

  • Martin Thompson

    Martin Thompson

    Owner & Founder, The ITAM Review

    Martin Thompson

    Owner & Founder, The ITAM Review

    Martin is owner and founder of The ITAM Review, an online resource and community for worldwide ITAM professionals.

    Martin is also author of the book “Practical ITAM – The essential guide for IT Asset Managers”, a book that describes how to get started and make a difference in the field of IT Asset Management.

    On a voluntary basis Martin is the Chief Agitator at the Campaign for Clear Licensing, a contributor to ISO WG21 which develops the SAM International Standard ISO/IEC 19770 and board member of Free ICT Europe which supports the ICT secondary market.

    Learn more about him here and connect with him on Twitter or LinkedIn.

  • AJ Witt

    AJ Witt

    ITAM Industry Analyst, The ITAM Review

    AJ Witt

    ITAM Industry Analyst, The ITAM Review

    AJ Witt is ITAM Industry Analyst at The ITAM Review. Previous to joining the ITAM Review team in April 2018, he was Software Asset Manager for Carnival UK, operators of the P&O & Cunard cruise lines. Coming from a background in IT Infrastructure technical operations IT Security & Compliance, AJ is well-placed to share his experience of how dynamic SAM teams can build mutually-beneficial stakeholder engagement. AJ lives close to the New Forest National Park and enjoys cycling when his son isn’t keeping him busy with music, astronomy, and art projects.

  • Paul Pieske

    Paul Pieske

    Senior Product Marketing Manager, Flexera

    Paul Pieske

    Senior Product Marketing Manager, Flexera

    Oracle announced a while ago that Java SE public updates are no longer available for commercial use without a paid license. So, what does this mean for you and how does this licensing change impact you?

    If you are still confused with the complexity with the new Oracle Java SE licensing, you’re in the right place.

     

    • Insights on what you don’t know
    • What has worked and what has not
    • Clear visibility into your usage and entitlement position
    • Insights to avoid an audit
    • How Flexera helps with Oracle Licensing
  • Fredrik Filipsson

    Fredrik Filipsson

    Principal License Consultant, Redress Compliance Limited

    Fredrik Filipsson

    Principal License Consultant, Redress Compliance Limited

    Fredrik Filipsson has spent his professional life working with Oracle Software Licensing. 9 years at Oracle and then 4 years as a consultant for some of the largest Oracle License Consulting firms. 3 years at Insight and then 1 year at Palisade Compliance.

    Fredrik’s roles outside of Oracle has been in management & lead consultant roles responsible for hiring and interviewing new consultants, designing deliverables and services, and being the lead Oracle License consultant in over 100 different Oracle engagements in Europe, US and APAC

    A guide to selecting your Oracle Licensing Services Provider

    • Market overview, which categories of services providers exists today?
    • Understand the differences in approach to maximize your chances for project success.
    • How to match your service requirements to the right services provider.
    • Why any prospective buyer should speak to the lead consultant and review deliverables.
    • 6 questions to ask prospective services providers in a buying process.
  • Richard Spithoven

    Richard Spithoven

    Managing Partner, B-lay

    Richard Spithoven

    Managing Partner, B-lay

    Richard is one of the Managing Partners at B-lay and brings more than thirteen years of relevant license management experience to his role, having previously served as Regional Director of Compliance at Oracle. Richard uses his knowledge of enterprise software vendors to educate, equip and enable software end users in their challenges regarding proper software license management. Richard holds a master’s degree in IT, from the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands.

    The Business Case for Managing Oracle Software

    This session outlines the business case for managing Oracle software, focusing on the latest changes to Oracle’s License Management Services structure. Richard will also cover the latest updates to Oracle’s standard audit clause – and what this means for IT Asset Managers.

  • Paul Bullen

    Paul Bullen

    Principal License Consultant for Version 1

    Paul Bullen

    Principal License Consultant for Version 1

    Paul is a Principal License Consultant for Version 1, market leader in Oracle licensing since 2002. He and his team have been providing independent and impartial Oracle license advice to global organisations since 2001. Being an ex-DBA and Oracle technology user, he has significant experience in deployments, usage and discovery of the intricacies of products in enterprise environments

    Oracle ULAs:

    Oracle Unlimited License Agreements (ULA) are often misunderstood contracts; they turn the dizzying world of Oracle licensing upside down and allow you to use as much software as you want (really!) without further cost or penalty. So—what’s the catch? This session will provide an overview of the mechanics of ULAs as well as provide insight into what both you and Oracle can gain from such an agreement, as well as understanding the pitfalls and risks.

  • Sarah Rabett

    Sarah Rabett

    Senior Product Marketing Manager, Snow

    Sarah Rabett

    Senior Product Marketing Manager, Snow

    Sarah joined Snow Software in 2018. She has many years’ experience in product marketing and program management, developing messaging, sales enablement plans and go-to-market strategies for the Enterprise Market. Sarah works closely with Snow’s product and marketing teams to create compelling collateral and presentations to evangelize new and existing product offerings for their Enterprise products.

    Understand and Manage Your Complex Oracle Estate:

    This webinar will reveal how to gain a vital understanding of the products deployed and reduce your exposure to financial and audit risk. Amongst the topics covered, we’ll look at Oracle Java as well as the impact of hard and soft portioning on your licensing liability.

     

  • Rasmus Larsson

    Rasmus Larsson

    Senior Enterprise SAM Consultant, Snow

    Rasmus Larsson

    Senior Enterprise SAM Consultant, Snow

    Before joining Snow Software as a pre-sales manager, Rasmus worked at Oracle as a contract specialist,  auditor and coordinator of ULA activities. At Snow he uses these experiences to help organizations improve their position in relation to, amongst others, Oracle.

    Understand and Manage Your Complex Oracle Estate:

    This webinar will reveal how to gain a vital understanding of the products deployed and reduce your exposure to financial and audit risk. Amongst the topics covered, we’ll look at Oracle Java as well as the impact of hard and soft portioning on your licensing liability.

Why you should attend

The purpose of this Solution Spotlight Online (SSO) is to provide attendees with the knowledge to manage their Oracle estates with confidence.

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