SAM Basics: What is an Effective License Position?

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. Fear not, our quick introduction will put you in the know in no time. An...
To Migrate Or Not To Migrate? – Microsoft’s New Pricing

To Migrate Or Not To Migrate? – Microsoft’s New Pricing

On July 25th, Microsoft announced it is to introduce significant price rises from 1st October 2018, including a 10% increase for Office 2019. Now those price rises have started to kick-in, businesses are left wondering if they will be better off in the Cloud or...
Has the industry created a SAM merry-go-round?

Has the industry created a SAM merry-go-round?

Has the industry created a SAM merry-go-round? Scream if you want to go faster… It’s generally agreed that effective Software Asset Management requires a combination of technology (in the form of a tool or tools) and process, in the form of services delivered by...
The Beginners Guide to an Oracle Audit

The Beginners Guide to an Oracle Audit

ODid you know that Oracle is one of the top 5 software vendors most likely to audit? Oracle licensing rules are notoriously complex and through their License Management Services Division (LMS), they will rigorously ensure compliance. Like all software vendors, Oracle...