Kinder and Gentler Oracle Audits

Kinder and Gentler Oracle Audits

Oracle has many ways to audit their customers. In fact, there are so many different paths for audits that we wrote an entire white paper on "Hidden Oracle Audits". Over the last few months, we've seen a shift in Oracle behavior. They appear to be moving away from the...

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Oracle vs Envisage – the Scoop

Oracle vs Envisage – the Scoop

The following is an edited transcript of the video above. Today we want to talk to you about Oracle's recent lawsuit for copyright infringement against Envisage. Note that Palisade Compliance does not represent Envisage, nor do we represent Oracle. We only have...

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Oracle Partner Audit – Avoid at all Costs!

Oracle Partner Audit – Avoid at all Costs!

"Working with an Oracle partner on a license compliance issue is the worst thing you can do." I know that sounds provocative and exaggerated, but it's the truth. In fact, going to an Oracle partner for help with your audit is actually worse than trusting Oracle for...

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3 Things to Tell Your Oracle Sales Rep Right Now

3 Things to Tell Your Oracle Sales Rep Right Now

It's April and you are probably going through the annual ritual of fielding calls, emails, texts, and other outreach from a dozen Oracle salespeople trying to sell you everything from hardware to cloud services (and everything in between). Unfortunately, Oracle...

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Is the Oracle ULA Contract Still Relevant?

Is the Oracle ULA Contract Still Relevant?

We recently published a blog article and video on whether Oracle is still relevant given today’s rapidly changing technology landscape. One way to measure relevancy is to understand whether Oracle customers are renewing, or exiting, their unlimited license agreements...

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