December 13, 2018

How to Prepare for (and Avoid) Software Audits

Complex and highly interpretive, software audits are like an evil spirit that can cast a gloomy shadow on any organization’s profitability and reputation. However, as CIOs and IT specialists, you

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May 08, 2018

How to Save Time and Money with Software Audit Defense

Working in the software industry can mean navigating a veritable minefield of licensed materials and products. Unexpected software audits come with the territory and can result in substantial

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December 13, 2018

How to Prepare for (and Avoid) Software Audits

Complex and highly interpretive, software audits are like an evil spirit that can cast a gloomy shadow on any organization’s profitability and reputation. However, as CIOs and IT specialists, you

Read More
May 08, 2018

How to Save Time and Money with Software Audit Defense

Working in the software industry can mean navigating a veritable minefield of licensed materials and products. Unexpected software audits come with the territory and can result in substantial

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How to Prepare for (and Avoid) Software Audits

Posted by GlassHouse Systems on Dec 13, 2018 3:08:52 PM

Complex and highly interpretive, software audits are like an evil spirit that can cast a gloomy shadow on any organization’s profitability and reputation. However, as CIOs and IT specialists, you would know that if your company licenses any software, it is only a matter of time before the vendor sends you an audit notification. Larger players, such as Microsoft, SAP, Adobe, IBM and Oracle are known to send out frequent audit requests to their customers. In fact, given the surge in the use of multiple technologies and hybrid environments, many of these companies see software audits as a mainstream revenue generation mechanism.

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Topics: SAM, software asset management, software audit defense

How to Save Time and Money with Software Audit Defense

Posted by GlassHouse Systems on May 8, 2018 2:38:10 PM

Working in the software industry can mean navigating a veritable minefield of licensed materials and products. Unexpected software audits come with the territory and can result in substantial financial losses. An audit is designed to discover companies that are working with unlicensed materials. This isn’t always a result of piracy, but sometimes happens when licenses are incomplete or simply outdated.

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Topics: ibm, SAM, software asset management, audit, ILMT, software audit defense