• 5/19 – CIO Applications
    Palisade Compliance was named one of the top 10 software asset management consulting/service companies in 2019. View the digital version of CIO Applications magazine here. Palisade is featured on pages 36-37.

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  • 2/5/2019 – Early Adopter
    Field Report: How To Survive An Oracle Audit
    A large part of Oracle’s current business model is to use the bargaining power that comes from finding compliance violations in the audit process to increase revenue from customers, often by pushing new services. This is known as the audit, bargain, close model.
  • 12/14/2018 – TechTarget
    The real Oracle cloud strategy that may work vs. AWS and Azure
    The Oracle cloud strategy is getting hammered these days. With product development chief Thomas Kurian’s departure to head Google’s cloud unit, Oracle’s move to obfuscate its cloud sales and negative feedback on Oracle Cloud’s maturity, it’s no wonder that many people are writing off Oracle.
  • 1/25/2018 – Forbes
    Possible Implications Of The Intel Patch
    The media’s cybersecurity concerns have turned to Intel and two vulnerabilities within its chips. It’s worth asking what the practical fallout of the Intel security patches are for the rest of us more broadly.
  • 6/16/2017 – iStart
    Why Rimini Street is ‘the enemy’ Probably one of the more interesting contrasts at CIO Summit this year was the positioning of Rimini Street awfully close to the Oracle stand. That’s because Rimini Street actively targets Oracle’s customers and gets them to split out their maintenance costs.
  • 6/14/2017 – Medium
    Clearing Oracle’s Contract Audit Hurdles Enterprises are managing, storing, and analyzing much larger data loads as they become more digitally driven. But the wealth of data from analytics, big data projects, cloud, mobile, and the Internet of Things has come at a cost.
  • 3/23/2017 – Forbes
    Does Oracle’s AWS Pricing Increase Make Strategic Sense? In January, Oracle changed the fine print on some of its license terms, essentially doubling the cost of running Oracle software on AWS and Azure, while leaving the cost of running on the Oracle Cloud unchanged.
  • 3/22/2017 – CBS Denver
    Denver Admits Software Licensing Violations Denver taxpayers will be paying millions of dollars more this year for city use of Oracle software after the city admitted it violated its licensing agreements with Oracle and was threatened with a potential $10 million penalty for overuse.
  • 3/16/2016 – Forbes
    Can Oracle Customers Play Hardball And Win? Few things short of a demand from the IRS or FBI are likely to invoke such a visceral, emotional reaction as a breach notice from Oracle.But can Oracle customers really play hardball on such negotiations?
  • 1/26/2016 – PCWorld
    Got enterprise software? You’re probably due for an audit Corporate users are expected to pay in full for all the ways they use a vendor’s software, and on what systems, and for all the people who use it, and maybe more. Complicating matters further, the rules can often change.
  • 12/1/2015 – CIOReview Magazine
    Palisade Compliance Recognized by CIOReview Magazine Palisade Compliance was recognized by CIOReview magazine as of of the 100 most promising Oracle solution providers in 2015. The magazine lists the 100 companies that are in the forefront of providing Oracle solutions and impacting the marketplace. Palisade Compliance is featured on page 78.
  • 11/9/2015 – InfoWorld
    Oracle insider: We’re not walking the cloud talk An unsolicited source inside Oracle blasts the company’s cloudwashing — and Oracle’s habit of announcing cloud solutions way before their time. Obviously, Oracle is not alone in hyping vaporware, particularly when it comes to the cloud.
  • 9/30/2015 – Forbes
    Is Oracle Cloud Revenue For Real? One of the key components of Oracle’s current value proposition is the idea that the company has not missed the boat when it comes to cloud adoption.Given Amazon’s head start, one could conclude that Oracle is in the cloud race and may be catching up fast.
  • 7/28/2014 – Forbes
    How to Stop Hating Your Oracle Sales Rep Having worked much of my career in IT, both as a buyer and builder of products, I can tell you for certain that Oracle sales reps often get a extra large load of hate from their customers.
  • 4/10/2014 – InformationWeek
    Oracle Support Costs: 2 Savings Strategies Oracle software maintenance costs have customers turning to growing ranks of licensing consultants and third-party support providers. Here’s the skinny.