How a Massive DOD Contractor Avoided Millions in Oracle Java Fees During a “Soft Audit”
Learn how a “soft audit” can have major implications for an organization and when the right time to get outside help.
Audit Trends and what to expect from Oracle in 2023
Intro: Welcome to the ITAM Review Podcast. News, reviews and resources for ITAM, SAM and software licensing professionals. AJ Witt: Hello everyone. Welcome to this podcast from the ITAM Review presented in conjunction with LicenseFortress. This is our first podcast of 2023. Yes, we’re there already. We’re recording this in early January when it’s dark […]
Managing the Software Audit: 2022 Survey on Enterprise Software Licensing and Audit Trends
Coming out of the pandemic, and faced with an uncertain economy, many software vendors have been looking for sources of additional revenue, and they have found it—through customer software audits. These software audits have become a big business, serviced by prominent accounting and consulting firms on behalf of vendors, and often incurring millions of dollars […]
Software Asset Management (SAM) Buyer’s Guide
What the Vendors Don’t Want You to Know This guide will provide insight and practical tips for purchasing a software asset management solution and the criteria to consider when hiring a software license consultant. We will also discuss a new, more efficient, hybrid approach to dealing with the challenges of software license compliance called the […]
How to protect against stealth audits
Transportation Company Saves $3.75M Switching to Dell VxRail Adverting Oracle Scare Tactics
Understand how to overcome common Oracle scare tactics and licensing concerns when moving off of Oracle physical servers to Dell VxRail.
Global retailer saves $9.6M by unraveling contractual obligation from Oracle Partitioning Policy
Learn the complexities of today’s audit process highlighting the legal issues with non-contractual language such as Oracle’s partitioning policy.
How a Canadian Health Insurer Reduced Their Oracle Audit Bill by 70% After Negotiations Had Turned Hostile
Understand hostile Oracle audit tactics and how an audit can turn sour — costing your organization more time and money than necessary.
The Completely Un-Authorized Oracle ULA Guidebook
Even if the ULA option isn’t front and center for your organization right now, reading this book will put you in a good position to advocate for your department and its needs when the topic rears its head (and, if your organization uses Oracle products, it will eventually).
A Second Opinion Saves Software Company from $8M ULA Mistake
All software license consultants do not have the proper technical expertise to advise on complex licensing issues around VMware environments.