Silicon Valley – May 17, 2019—CIO Applications announced LicenseFortress as one of the top 10 Software Asset Management Providers of 2019. LicenseFortress provides a combination of world class Oracle expertise, proactive license compliance, and financial guarantee, protecting organizations from unforeseen liabilities.
As of April 16, 2019, Oracle changed how Java can be licensed. This change may cost organizations that deployed Java SE in the past for free, millions in support fees moving forward.
It’s important to understand the new Oracle Technology Network License for Oracle Java SE is substantially different from prior Oracle Java licenses. The new license does permit certain uses such as personal used and development use at no cost – That is no longer the case for commercial use.
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LicenseFortress, the first and only Oracle license management service that provides indemnification against Oracle audit fees, announced LicenseFortress Discovery is available to customers of VMware Cloud on AWS. VMware Cloud on AWS brings together VMware’s enterprise-class Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) software and elastic, bare-metal infrastructure from Amazon Web Services (AWS) to give organizations consistent operating model and application mobility for private and public cloud. LicenseFortress Discovery enables automated discovery of Oracle database installations and feature usage to customers of VMware Cloud on AWS.
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When Licensing Oracle on AWS, we want to offer a word of caution. Other licensing firms are suggesting that a recent policy announcement is opening a “wide window” of opportunity. We don’t see it that way at all: caveat emptor or “buyer beware.”
Have you been considering an Oracle license management service but just haven’t pulled the trigger yet? Well here are ten reasons why you need an Oracle license management service in your life today.
Your organization is growing, you are upgrading your hardware, you are starting to virtualize, more users need Oracle® licenses, and you are developing new applications. Couple these events with the fact that anyone in your organization can download any Oracle product at any time, and you find that it becomes increasingly difficult to track license activity. Despite this, you still rely on your IT staff to ensure software use is in compliance with the license agreement.
An Unlimited License Agreement (ULA) is a time-based contract for unlimited use for a subset of Oracle products. At the end of the term, the customer may choose to renew the ULA or declare and certify usage to Oracle. If the customer chooses not to renew, licenses will be assigned based on the customer’s current usage and certification at the end date of the ULA
Within VMware vSphere you have the ability to set CPU Affinity on a particular Virtual Machine (VM). CPU Affinity is where you restrict the virtual machine running on vSphere to a subset of the available processors in a multiprocessor system.