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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2 Ways to Tell if Your Oracle SAM Tool is Working

2 Ways to Tell if Your Oracle SAM Tool is Working

If you are one of the many companies using Software Asset Management tools (SAM) to keep track of your digital assets, you probably have gone through a software vendor audit. In fact, that's most likely the reason why your company bought a SAM tool in the first place....

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Is Oracle Still Relevant?

Is Oracle Still Relevant?

If you're in IT, or you pay the bills for IT, this is a question you have faced, or will face shortly. Companies and governments of all sizes are going through a rapid digital transformation that will impact their operations, profitability, and their very existence...

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Oracle is Auditing Less, for Now …

Oracle is Auditing Less, for Now …

There are dozens of firms out there blogging about how Oracle audits have been on the rise all year and how it's only a matter of time until you get audited. These firms are trying to scare you into calling them and buying their SAM tool, more Oracle licenses, or...

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Moving to the Cloud with an Oracle ULA

Moving to the Cloud with an Oracle ULA

Can you move to the cloud with an Oracle ULA? Answer – yes. That should be the end of this article. Unfortunately, Oracle, as Oracle does, tries to muddy the waters and cast doubt on the freedom you have to adopt technologies that are best for your organization....

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