Key measures of SAM-Insights knowledge base – July 6, 2015: Characteristic: Value (change in previous month): Files: 3.392.219 (29.973) Vendors: 20.289 (+93) Software versions: 95.847 (+639) Free software: 23.558 (+681)
Key measures of SAM-Insights knowledge base – June 1, 2015: Characteristic: Value (change in previous month): Files: 3.362.246 (+47.584) Vendors: 20.196 (+45) Software versions: 95.208 (+437) Free software: 22.877 (+175)
Not only the complex server environment, complicated infrastructure, combined use of traditional and cloud-based solutions may be challenges in licensing, but – in lack of proper expertise – often the seemingly simple definition of license demand of client-side products. When examining software compliance, product licenses that are defined by the number of users who access
The Usedsoft-case pops up on all forums recently. Lawyers write about it from a copyright perspective, IT portals to professional software users, and even the biggest news portals to the ordinary people, as almost everybody has something to do with software. Therefore in this article l wish not to introduce the judgment itself, but my
Regarding SQL Server 2012 Microsoft changes the processor based licensing to core based licensing model. So far only pieces of information referred to the coming change, that not all the processors will be equal from a licensing perspective. Microsoft now published the SQL Server Core Factor table. This is pretty much alike to Oracle’s and
In parallel with Windows 8 release, Microsoft is extending the use rights granted by the Software Assurance (SA). The already wider rights – especially in virtualization and remote access – are further extended for the users with SA by these new possibilities. Similarly to Windows 7, Windows 8 will have Enterprise edition too, that is only
Nowadays it is not impossible to cover all software needs in a company with open source/free sorftware or freeware, but people usually lacks proper knowledge in licensing these products. The article from our consultant Sándor Nagy can be read on the Bitport business information portal or here (the article is in Hungarian).
Reading the software licenses is very important, but your company’s compliance is not the only reason. Detailed knowlegde about the licenses might result in greater freedom or lower costs. The article from our senior consultant Dr. Eszter Telek can be read on the Bitport business information portal or here (the article is in Hungarian).
The latest IPR-WSH License Academy course was completed successfully. The new, extended topics received very positive feedbacks. We thank all participants for the active involvement. We have processed the evaluation forms and the results can be seen below Presentation Rating Software copyright 5,00 Introduction to Microsoft licensing 5,00 Introduction of a Software Asset Management tool
Last week we celebrated two notable days. The World Book and Copyright Day was on Thursday, the World Intellectual Property Day was on Sunday. The connection between 23 April and books was first made in 1923 by booksellers in Catalonia, Spain as a way to honor the author Miguel de Cervantes who died on that day. This became a part of the