Vendor Software License Audits Have Become More Frequent. Are You Prepared?

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With the 1-year anniversary of the COVID-19 shutdown just behind us, there has been a lot of dialogue regarding what different industries have experienced over the past year. Acknowledging this dubious anniversary, we sat down to collect our thoughts and share a few advisements with respect to our small corner of the legal and tech industry.

LicenseFortress Adds Specialized Legal Advisors to Software License Compliance Solution

LicenseFortress, provider of an Oracle software license compliance solution, has announced the addition of services by specialized legal advisors to its licensing and technology teams.

LicenseFortress is partnering with Beeman & Muchmore, LLP, a law firm delivering software auditing and licensing counseling, with the goal of helping customers to stay in compliance with software licensing in order to avoid license violations and legal disputes with software vendors.

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CIOReview names LicenseFortress Top Company in License Management – 2020

“Don’t bring a knife to a gunfight,” is how Michael Corey, co-founder of LicenseFortress, advises companies that are going to get audited by their software vendors. Conducting license compliance checks for over ten years, Corey has witnessed several instances where companies fail to understand software licensing nuances and lack knowledge around license metrics pertaining to software deployment, usage, configurations, and cloud architectures. Such blind spots are why software vendors like Oracle, IBM, and Microsoft find software audits an easy way to generate additional revenue.

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