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Brian Lowinger

Brian Lowinger

SAM Oracle Compliance Consultant at SoftwareONE SoftwareONE The University of Montana Linkedin

Being Compliant is the best way to Fight an Oracle Audit

March 10, 2016

Mars’ recent lawsuit against Oracle is a tangible example on how Oracle audits its customers. In summary, Mars complained that Oracle’s demands were over-reaching, without contractual merit, and damaging to Mars’s business. Those of us who specialize in Oracle-related software asset management and audit remediation found the Mars situation to be unexceptional with respect to […]

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Oracle License Management Services – an Audit by Any Other Name…Is Still an Audit

October 15, 2015

Would you know an Oracle audit when you see one? An Oracle audit often begins under a less threatening guise than through a formal audit letter. When it comes to working with Oracle, customers should be aware that appearances can be deceiving. Sometimes, this deception appears in the guise of Oracle’s License Management Services (LMS), […]

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