Is Oracle’s VMware Announcement at OpenWorld a Trap?

Is Oracle’s VMware Announcement at OpenWorld a Trap?

Support for Oracle products on VMware On day one of Oracle Openworld, Oracle and VMware made a big announcement where for the first time Oracle said that they would support customers who were running Oracle products on VMware. That support could happen in the Oracle...
Responding To An Oracle LMS License Review

Responding To An Oracle LMS License Review

If you are an Oracle customer, then you will eventually be audited by Oracle. I’m not talking about Oracle Sales’ stealth audits or Oracle’s SIA (Software Investment Advisors) soft audits. I’m referring to Oracle’s official LMS audits. The kind where you get a...
EMEA Trends: More Oracle Audits

EMEA Trends: More Oracle Audits

We have been contacted by far more companies in Europe that are being audited by Oracle. We did some research and found out that Oracle has expanded their audit staff to offshore countries such as Romania. Previously, they were simply doing data analysis for the audit...
Oracle Targeting Small Businesses For Audits

Oracle Targeting Small Businesses For Audits

Of course Oracle doesn’t tell me what they are doing anymore. That ship sailed a long time ago. However, based on what we are seeing in the market, it appears that Oracle is targeting smaller customers for audits. (Large customers are still a target, so don’t let your...