Don’t wait for an Oracle audit, be proactive

Don’t wait for an Oracle review, be proactive. Licence exposure is primarily impacted by any changes or breaches of your Oracle agreement(s), increase in usage, or where the physical architecture has changed inadvertently and therefore affected your usage. As an IT Manager, Procurement professional or Software Asset Manager it is worth keeping a mental note […]

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Reduce Oracle Support Part 1

Are you paying Oracle support on licenses you do not use? (Part 1)

How to Perform  an OPEX review on Oracle Support. “Just when you think you have a case to reduce support you get a swerve ball. “ In this difficult economic climate, we are all under pressure to reduce costs and support and maintenance renewals are often getting increasingly scrutinised. For a number of reasons customers […]

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Software Asset Management For Oracle Licensing

According to ITIL, Software Asset Management (SAM) is defined as “…all the infrastructure and processes necessary for the effective management, control and protection of the software assets…throughout all stages of the life cycle.” For most organisations the objectives of a SAM strategy are to reduce IT costs and limit business and legal risk related to […]

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