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  • Save £105 per device by managing software

    This article has been contributed by Mark Flynn, UK Managing Director at Snow Software. Vanity purchases for enterprise users Will middle management come clean if they understand how expensive ill-considered purchases can be? Enthusiasm is one of the greatest human traits and we should...

  • Oracle customer has licensing meltdown

    A letter from an ITAM Review reader: Dear Martin, I wanted to let you know how useful I find your Oracle Licensing Quick Guide when educating colleagues about the basics of Oracle licensing. However it doesn’t mention one of my biggest Oracle Licensing bugbears, and one which is...

  • 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...

  • Quick Guide to Second-Hand Software (Part 3 of 3)

    "...the spread of ‘fear, uncertainty and doubt’ (FUD) is still the preferred choice of weapon by major software vendors" This article has been contributed by Noel Unwin of Discount-Licensing.com Part One – Industry Dynamics Part Two -Demystifying the Mist Part...

  • Oracle Licensing: The Data, The Report and The Reality

    “Reality is changing – I’d suggest you get involved” As with almost any complex area of life or business, Software Asset Management is seldom black and white. Like most of us, SAM practitioners need to deal with various shades of grey. This is the first of two articles...

  • Video: How to Run Oracle on VMware

    Cowardly Lion; Solve Fear, Solve the Problem In this informative session Jason Keogh from iQuate and Will Monin from VMware explore how to optimize Oracle licensing within VMware environments. Topics: How Oracle is licensed? Processors, Cores and Core Factors Hard vs. Soft Partitioning VMotion Virtualization...

  • 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...

  • INTERVIEW: Jeff Jones – Trustworthy Data for Oracle Audits

    Jeff Jones of Flexera Software is a licensing expert focused on enterprise license optimization and compliance. Having spent 12+ years at Oracle, he is one of Flexera’s key product experts and advisors for Oracle. He also has in-depth knowledge of the Desktop, SAP, and Engineering...

  • License Management Trends

    Whilst at IAITAM I had the opportunity for a brief chat with Eliot Arlo Colon, President at Miro Consulting, Inc. With over 400 clients on retainers assisting clients with license management and 10 years negotiating/re-negotiating Oracle and Microsoft contracts, Miro knows a thing...

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