Inside the Guide
HOW ORACLE SPREADS FEAR UNCERTAINTY AND DOUBT
If all this sounds scary, you’ve got the right idea. Oracle has positioned itself that way But it doesn’t have to be a nightmare. Using the information in this book will help shield you from what’s to come, so you can properly prepare both before an audit, and after that fateful day comes.
7 WAYS YOU MAY TRIGGER AN ORACLE AUDIT
If your organization uses Oracle’s software, it is just a matter of time before it will try to audit you. Too often, customers get audited after not wanting increase their spend with Oracle, even when they were fully licensed.
THE IMPORTANCE OF HAVING A LICENSING PARTNER
Oracle is one of the biggest line items in any IT organization’s budget; and as you’ve seen, the company is very aggressive with its use of software audits to increase revenue. There are a lot of areas of vulnerability for Oracle to audit, both in terms of optional features that can be turned on unintentionally, and its extremely complex view of VMware-based operations.