How to manage the risks and costs of software compliance
Bruce Harpham, CIO, 2/24/16 Software compliance can be a tricky – and expensive – challenge for most IT leaders. Luckily, tech solutions let you manage software assets.
Law firm warns of Oracle’s licensing ‘traps’
Katherine Noyes, ComputerWorld, 10/13/15 Oracle’s aggressive licensing practices have gained it considerable notoriety over the years, and on Tuesday, a Texas law firm specializing in technology issued a warning urging enterprises to beware.
Beware hidden costs of Microsoft’s new Windows Server licensing
Serdar Yegulalp, InfoWorld, 1/19/16 The move to per-core licensing could increase the costs of Windows Server substantially and impact Software Assurance customers as well.
What does an Oracle audit look like? This one certainly wasn’t pretty
Katherine Noyes, CIO, 1/20/16 Oracle is at least as well-known for its aggressive licensing tactics as for its namesake database technology, and a recent dispute makes it clear that that reputation isn’t entirely unfounded.