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  • SAP Audits – 6 Steps to Prepare Real Use Data

    Eliminating duplicate accounts and dormant usernames can save 4%-7% from the total number of user accounts! This article has been contributed by Moshe Panzer, CEO of Xpandion. Part One – Getting into the Right Mind Set Part Two – Preparing Real Use Data Part Three – Pre-audit...

  • Diffusing the software license virtualisation time bomb

    License management company License Dashboard is warning companies of the risks it says exist when working with software licensing under virtualised environments, in particular with dynamic provisioning or VMware’s ‘Distributed Resources Scheduler’ (DRS). The firm says that...

  • 8 Tips for a Successful SAP Licensing Audit

    Moshe Panzer, Xpandion This article has been contributed by Moshe Panzer, CEO of Xpandion. Part One – Getting into the Right Mind Set Part Two – Preparing Real Use Data Part Three – Pre-audit Data Cleansing Classification Part 1 of 3: Getting into the Right Mind Set Once...

  • VMworld TV: Oracle Licensing in Virtual Environments

    An interesting video below recorded at VMworld in Barcelona featuring Oracle licensing specialist Daniel Hesselink and IT contracts specialist Judica Krikke. An introduction from Daniel’s blog states: “A brief summary on video about the presentation we’ve given at...

  • Gartner: Use Market Forces to Drive Licensing Negotiations

    "Show me the money!" ~ Tom Cruise I studied Economics at University many moons ago. So I felt a mixture of both fascination and nostalgia when Gartner Analyst Stewart Buchanan started using demand and supply curves to describe the business value of SAM. I attended the London...

  • Microsoft Aims to Simplify System Center 2012 Licensing

    [Thank you to regular reader ‘Niall’ who kindly contributed this article ] Last week Microsoft released details regarding licensing changes for System Center 2012. Companies that are considering any growth or expansion of their existing system management products should...

  • Oracle Licensing in a Fluid Virtual Environment

    The following question has been posted within the Virtual User Group (VUG) by an ITAM Review reader. If you have experiences or advice to share regarding managing this type of Oracle licensing scenario please post your comment below or respond directly within the VUG. Thank you. Question: Introduction  We rely...

  • SAP Licensing Quick Guide

    This article was published in 2010 – read a new and updated 2015 version here. If you would like further information on managing the complexity of your SAP licensing agreement why not join us at one of our free events taking place this year? For more details visit our Events...