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How to Mitigate Five IBM Licensing Risks CLE*

Because IBM products like WebSphere, DB2, Tivoli, Informix, and Lotus Notes are expensive, and companies cannot always easily or quickly verify compliance, companies are facing substantial unbudgeted financial risks associated with IBM licensing. For example, if a company is trying to license under IBM’s Sub-Capacity license rules and fails to adhere to all of the requirements, IBM often demands enough licenses to cover the full capacity of the computers on which the software is installed.

In some instances, the costs associated with non-compliance can be tens of millions of dollars. Proper licensing is critical to avoid unexpected liabilities.

The following topics will be covered in the webinar:

  • Licensing obligations for IBM software
  • Determining what agreements govern the relationship
  • Sub-Capacity Licensing
    • ILMT
    • Virtualization and Load Balancing
  • How IBM acquisitions affect licensing
  • Audits

If unable to attend, register anyway and you will receive a link to the recording.

DATE: November 29, 2017
TIME: 11:00 am – Noon Central Standard Time
COST: Free
*CLE: TX and CA pending

Julie Machal-Fulks, Partner, Scott & Scott, LLP, leads a team of attorneys in representing and defending clients in legal matters relating to information technology. Her practice focuses on complex litigation ranging from privacy and network security, data breach notification and crisis management, intellectual property disputes, service provider negligence claims, and content-based injuries such as copyright and trademark infringement in software, the Internet, and all forms of tangible media.