A Review of the MSP M&A Landscape

It has been a crazy 24 months for the entire world. The craziness has also impacted M&A involving MSPs.  The global pandemic had a significant

On Demand Webinar: Drilling Down On Database Licensing: Best Practices And Pitfalls

Summary: As software infrastructure is stretched between on premise, public clouds, and hybrid clouds, keeping software in compliance is a significant challenge. Sorting through all the FUD and getting straight answers from vendors on the proper way to license software in this complicated world is not easy. Some vendors have turned to Software License Audits as an easy way to generate additional revenues. In this presentation, we will discuss current Software License trends, the difference between Oracle policy and your contractual obligations, Licensing Oracle on a virtualized environment and licensing best practices. Lesson learned will apply to all major software vendors.

Data Summit 2020: Drilling Down On Database Licensing: Best Practices And Pitfalls

As software infrastructure is stretched between on premise, public clouds, and hybrid clouds, keeping software in compliance is a significant challenge. Sorting through all the FUD and getting straight answers from vendors on the proper way to license software in this complicated world is not easy. Some vendors have turned to Software License Audits as an easy way to generate additional revenues. In this presentation, we will discuss current Software License trends, how the cloud is impacting licensing, the difference between Oracle policy and your contractual obligations, Licensing Oracle on a virtualized environment and licensing best practices. Lesson learned will apply to all major software vendors.

Speakers: Michael Corey, LicenseFortress & Don Sullivan, VMware

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COVID-19, Enterprise Software Licensing and Audit Defense: What to Expect, What Pitfalls are Coming and How You Can Protect Your Company

Thursday, September 10, 2020 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Eastern Time

The global pandemic, the resulting stay-at-home orders and the creeping recession is causing unpredictable and lasting changes in how businesses rely upon their Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software. Unfortunately, the abrupt manner in which many businesses were forced to put in place these radical changes left little time to ensure compliance with licensing obligations. With well-known software vendors such as Oracle or SAP waiting in the wings to launch auditing campaigns to shore up revenue streams, it is essential for businesses to take proactive measures to shore up their licensing entitlements and ensure their deployments are covered.

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IAITAM ACE Conference: Straight Talk on Oracle Licensing Trends

As software infrastructure is stretched between on premise, public clouds, and hybrid clouds, keeping software in compliance is a significant challenge. Sorting through all the FUD and getting straight answers from vendors on the proper way to license software in this complicated world is not easy. Some vendors have turned to Software License Audits as an easy way to generate additional revenues. In this presentation, we will discuss current Software License trends, the difference between Oracle policy and your contractual obligations, Licensing Oracle on a virtualized environment and licensing best practices. Lesson learned will apply to all major software vendors.

Speakers: Michael Corey, Dean Bolton

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Straight Talk on Oracle on VMware Licensing in 2017

Throughout the course of the last decade, VMware virtualization has become the preferred platform for hundreds of thousands of customers, many of them running their Business Critical Applications on the virtualized infrastructure. At the center of many of these BCA environments is the Oracle Database Management System. Unfortunately, it is often the case, that significant confusion regarding how to properly license Oracle software in those VMware environments dominates the discussion distracting from what should be the main focus of the proposition. That is, the tremendous value of combining the world’s premier RDBMS with the world’s premier virtualization platform.