Oracle License Management – An Introduction to SAM and ITAM

Oracle License Management – An Introduction to SAM and ITAM

Home / Blog / Oracle License Management – An Introduction to SAM and ITAM John Mattinson, Operations Director, CerteroOriginally posted in November 2016, revised in November 2019.   An introduction to Oracle License Management and Optimization   Oracle have...
SAM Basics: What is an Effective License Position?

SAM Basics: What is an Effective License Position?

Home / Blog / SAM Basics: What is an Effective License Position? John Mattinson, Operations Director, Certero   If you’re new to Software Asset Management then you’ve probably heard of something called an Effective License Position but might not know what it is....
Oracle Audit – A Beginners Guide to Licensing Audits

Oracle Audit – A Beginners Guide to Licensing Audits

John Mattinson, Operations Director, CerteroOriginally posted in November 2017, revised in December 2019. Always expect an Oracle audit, after all they are one of the top five software vendors most likely to knock on your door   Oracle licensing rules are...
Common Oracle Software Licensing Issues – Part II

Common Oracle Software Licensing Issues – Part II

John Mattinson, Operations Director, CerteroOriginally posted in November 2016, revised in December 2019. How does Oracle licensing cause issues for organizations? In part two we look at: tracking usage, indirect access, virtualization and the OSW report.  ...
Common Oracle Software Licensing Issues – Part I

Common Oracle Software Licensing Issues – Part I

John Mattinson, Operations Director, CerteroOriginally posted in November 2016, revised in December 2019. What are the main Oracle software licensing issues and challenges? Due to the complex nature of the Oracle environment and licensing terms it is very easy to...