VMware Oracle Licensing – How to Win (2020)

VMware Oracle Licensing – How to Win (2020)

Oracle customers fight back over audits and VMware. Are they winning? Death and taxes are not the only constants in this world. Oracle auditing customers and trying to find noncompliance because their customers are using VMware technologies can be added to that...
The Ancient Greek Guide to Re-Negotiating with Oracle

The Ancient Greek Guide to Re-Negotiating with Oracle

It’s fitting that the most powerful piece of advice to keep in mind when preparing to re-negotiate your new license or cloud agreement with Oracle is itself most commonly associated with ancient Greece’s Socrates. It is the aphorism “know thyself”. I would...
AWS Optimize CPU Program Can Reduce Oracle Licensing Costs

AWS Optimize CPU Program Can Reduce Oracle Licensing Costs

There is a battle raging in the war for your cloud dollars. Vendors on all sides are actively rolling out new service offerings and programs designed to meet their client’s needs and accelerate cloud adoption. Using your Oracle on-premise licenses on non-Oracle clouds...
Is Oracle Changing their Position on VMWare?

Is Oracle Changing their Position on VMWare?

Oracle has a long history of punishing their customers who run Oracle on VMware. From Oracle’s lack of support to fix Oracle issues while running on VMware, to their large LMS audit findings, it’s well known that Oracle customers must be careful when using VMware,...