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  • Oracle on VMWare: What to know

    Many companies use VMware as their virtualization technology. Many companies use Oracle as their database technology. It’s great that the two co-exist so well, making everyone’s lives that bit easier. If only! Running Oracle in a VMware environment can be confusing, illogical...

  • The definitive guide to Oracle on VMware – Webinar

    Licensing Oracle in a VMware environment can be full of risks and requires deep understanding and careful planning to ensure compliance. Join Rich Gibbons, Microsoft Licensing Analyst from The ITAM Review and Richard Spithoven of B-lay on this interactive webinar –  ‘The...

  • A quick guide to Open Source licensing

    What is Open Source? Open Source just means free, yes? No. Simply being free does not mean a piece of software is Open Source. The Open Source Initiative have an Open Source Definition, which is: Free redistribution Source Code included Derived Works allowed Integrity of the author’s...

  • 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...

  • Podcast Episode 40: Jumping in the Deep End of a New SAM Role

    In this Podcast, I am joined by Charlotte Craven, IT Contract and Licenses Manager at Cambridge Assessment. Charlotte recently reviewed my book (coming soon) and gave some feedback not only on the book but her journey in Licensing, so I was keen to get her onto a Podcast to dig into...

  • New Licensing Podcasts

    We all know that the world of licensing is fast paced and full of changes – and to that end, we’ve a new podcast for your delectation. I, Rich Gibbons, will be doing a semi-regular round-up of licensing related changes – new products, amended terms, hot topics of interest...

  • New UK Microsoft Licensing Training Course

    We’re excited to announce our latest training offering for 2017 – a one day UK Microsoft Licensing Training Course, delivered by Microsoft Licensing Expert Rich Gibbons. This is an ideal session if you and your organisation would benefit from more information on licensing...

  • Microsoft: “Shelfware should be conceded”

    Mark Bradford, Microsoft : “Shelfware should be conceded” Mark Bradford, UK head of Software Asset Management (SAM) and Compliance at Microsoft, suggests that Shelfware should be conceded and customers should not be punished for honest mistakes. “Bradford said...