October 21, 2009
Citrix has reacted to criticisms from IT departments of the user-based licensing of its XenDesktop 4 product and introduced more flexibility into its payment options.
August 10, 2009
Enterprise users with Microsoft Software Assurance subscription licensing can now download and install Windows 7 Enterprise Edition.
July 15, 2009
Microsoft is to streamline and simplify its licensing structure, saving customers up to 40% of their licensing costs.
April 24, 2009
The government is setting up a software swap-shop to allow government departments to use spare software without paying extra licensing costs.
March 26, 2009
Red Hat has reported rising licensing revenue as it benefits from increased customer interest in open source sparked by the recession.
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March 19, 2009
Oracle has reported a rise in software licence sales for Q3 2009.
March 06, 2009
One area companies rarely consider for cost saving, but where there is a lot of potential, is ERP software licences…
November 14, 2008
Nakheel has bought extra licences worth $3m for Infor 's...
August 29, 2008
More frequent software audits and new licence conditions likely as software houses seek to shore up revenues against the economic downturn.
July 18, 2008
Open source technology is simply an evolved class of licensing under which wider, more permissive rights are given to users. Crucially, access to source code is given enabling user support and development of the code. While the open source ...
July 01, 2008
Microsoft has introduced the Select Plus software licensing package for larger firms that want a more flexible organisation-wide agreement.
April 01, 2008
Retailer Thresher is to extend its contract with telco Thus to run the communications services for its 1,800 licence sites and head office.
March 06, 2008
IT managers negotiating the price of virtualisation licences with software suppliers such as Microsoft, SAP and Oracle could get cheaper deals if they audit software use beforehand.
January 28, 2008
Firms continue to find the software licensing models of their suppliers a source of headaches, according to a report published by analyst Forrester.
November 23, 2007
The Free Software Foundation has developed an open licence to cover on-demand software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications.