How to Defend a Software Audit

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Shrinking IT budgets and fierce competition among software publishers have created explosive growth in the incidence and frequency of software audits - a mechanism by which software publishers investigate their customers to determine if they are in compliance with software l......

How to Mitigate Five IBM Licensing Risks

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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......

Hot Topics in Microsoft Enterprise License & Cloud Agreements

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Join Robert J. Scott, who represents some of the world's largest companies in enterprise transactions with Microsoft, to learn how the legal issues in enterprise agreements have shifted dramatically as Microsoft and other major vendors emphasize their cloud offerings. The k......

Reselling Microsoft SPLA & Cloud

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Many data center operators are considering adding cloud solutions to their menu of services. The market for hosted software solutions that incorporate or that are built on Microsoft programs is a lucrative one. However, Microsoft has very specific licensing requirements for ......

Successfully Defending Software Audits

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Shrinking IT budgets and fierce competition among software publishers have created explosive growth in the incidence and frequency of software audits - a mechanism by which software publishers investigate their customers to determine if they are in compliance with software l......

Ethical Considerations for Software Audits

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Software audits initiated by software publishers and trade associations such as The Business Software Alliance ("BSA") and Software & Industry Information Association ("SIIA") are on the rise. A company should be aware of t......

Hot Topics in Adobe Licensing

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Adobe software is used by a wide range of professionals, from administrative, executive, and creative professionals in advertising, marketing, broadcasting, media and entertainment, photography, publishing, education, high tech, government, financial services, gaming and ret......