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The Risks and Reasons Behind Software Asset Management

October 10, 2017

Software Asset Management (SAM) is a complex process. However, with the right people, processes and tools your organization can be at the forefront of this important management process. Software Asset Management has multiple components to it and each are important in their own way. Things like procurement costs, software compliance and software maintenance all contribute […]

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SoftwareONE at Oracle Open World 2017 – Come say hello!

September 22, 2017

As a twenty year veteran of the Oracle ecosystem, I’m excited to attend this year’s Oracle Open World 2017. My goal is to understand from partners, customers and analysts what progress Oracle is making in transitioning its business to the cloud. Specifically, are customers migrating their database and middleware workloads to Oracle via subscription? To […]

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SoftwareONE Uncovers the Positives and Negatives with AHUB

September 13, 2017

There has recently been a lot of buzz surrounding Azure Hybrid Use Benefit (also known as Hybrid Use Right, or simply AHUB), a Microsoft Software Assurance benefit tied to Windows Server licensing.  Most of the questions SoftwareONE fields regarding AHUB pertain to potential cost savings. “Is this really a less expensive way to deploy Windows […]

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Patrick Winter, CEO of SoftwareONE, Discusses Speed, Cloud Impact and SAM at recent Flexera Event

September 8, 2017

Flexera recently hosted an on-demand webinar, “The Game Has Changed – Are You Ready?” regarding the state of Software Asset Management (SAM) in today’s constantly changing world of software. Patrick Winter, CEO of SoftwareONE, joined the webinar as a key partner to Flexera in being able to deliver innovative products and services throughout the SAM […]

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SAMSimple is here – Take Advantage of It

August 17, 2017

Are you looking to implement a SAM practice? Today, SoftwareONE announced SAMSimple. SAMSimple is an end-to-end Software Asset Management (SAM) managed service that enables organizations to more quickly realize the full value of their investment, mitigate compliance risk and reduce the cost of their entire software portfolio. As the name of the offering implies, it is […]

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Reading Between the Lines for the Oracle Compliance Check Service Requests

August 1, 2017

An interesting trend is yet again being observed among Oracle clients. They are not receiving Oracle audit letters, but instead are being sent what can appear to be innocuous free compliance check service requests from Oracle directly through License Management Services (LMS). The Oracle LMS has the authority to serve compliance checks based on several […]

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