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Palisade Just Celebrated Our 8th Anniversary

Palisade Just Celebrated Our 8th Anniversary

Palisade just celebrated our 8th anniversary. As I look back on the work we’ve done with our clients, I’m amazed by how consistent Oracle’s behavior is even in a time of tumultuous change. What’s changed with Oracle in 8 years? Eight years ago, Oracle was using...
Oracle’s Position on Licensing in One Clear Chart

Oracle’s Position on Licensing in One Clear Chart

It took me almost 25 years to figure out a way to easily explain Oracle’s position on licensing their software. What do you think? Unfortunately, this graphic is all too true as Oracle’s LMS audit team continues to go after their customers in virtualized and cloud...
Oracle Makes Another Anti-Customer Audit Change

Oracle Makes Another Anti-Customer Audit Change

Doesn’t Oracle ever learn? The tighter their grip on their customers, the more those customers will slip through Oracle’s fingers and find themselves to non-Oracle products and clouds. After 35-plus years Oracle has made a change to their contract audit clause...
How To Negotiate The Best Deal With Oracle

How To Negotiate The Best Deal With Oracle

Negotiating with Oracle can be one of the most frustrating events a procurement, legal, or IT professional can experience. These negotiations are often rushed, filled with tension, and littered with threats from aggressive sales and Oracle LMS audit personnel. Simply...
Yet Another Big Trap In Oracle’s Cloud Contracts

Yet Another Big Trap In Oracle’s Cloud Contracts

Moving your on-premise applications and databases into the cloud requires technical planning and expertise. Do it wrong and you can be out of business. Execute properly and you can gain efficiencies as well as competitive advantages over your competition. The stakes...