January 14, 2011
Many schools will have their software licence fees cut by more than half as Microsoft changes its method for calculating payment.
December 17, 2010
Oracle sold $2billion new software licences in its second quarter of 2010. Software license updates and product support revenues were up 12% to $3.6...
November 25, 2010
New leadership of German enterprise software maker SAP is pursuing a transformation agenda and a more customer-focused strategy in an attempt to rebuild trust.
November 01, 2010
Oracle's court battle with SAP is set to begin today in Oakland, California as it seeks at least $2.3bn in damages for unauthorised access of its systems by an SAP subsidiary. In a suit filed in 2007, Oracle alleges that SAP's now-defunct support ...
August 12, 2010
An open compliance programme has been launched by the Linux Foundation to help people using open source software comply with licensing.
July 14, 2010
The government has scrapped the long-running NHS Connecting for Health (CfH) enterprise agreement (EA) software licensing deal with Microsoft after deciding there was no business case or budget to renew it.
May 11, 2010
Businesses are under threat of legal action and compulsory audits as cash-strapped software suppliers take a tough line on software licensing.
December 18, 2009
Oracle has increased its software licence and product support revenue by 14% to $3.9bn for the second quarter of 2009, at the expense of SAP.
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.
There has been...
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…