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Articles

  • Smart virtual machine licensing for 55% cost saving

    Capacity transformation and control software company CiRBA has launched a new Software License Control System designed to enable organisations to reduce the costs associated with processor-based software licensing. The firm claims to be able to help realise cost savings by an average...

  • 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...

  • IBM Virtualization; Five Hidden Costs

    This article has been contributed by Julie Machal‐Fulks, of Scott & Scott, LLP. Many enterprises are exploring virtual technology as a way to reduce both hardware and software technology costs related to IBM solutions. For disaster recovery, security, and resource allocation...

  • IBM – The Dark Horse of Software Audits?

    Are Companies Underestimating IBM Audits? I recently interviewed Alan Swahn, VP of Product Management at Flexera Software. We discussed IBM Licensing and the IBM audit program. Q. Why IBM? Shouldn’t companies spend more time focusing on Microsoft, Adobe or Oracle audit compliance? Many...