Legalisation costs and damages clawed in by body representing Microsoft, Adobe and Autodesk rose 19 per cent in 2016, but rival body CCL dismisses the amount as a 'rounding error'
New FAST campaign encourages SAM professionals to shop customers which fall short of licence requirements - but would you?
Independent software asset management firms criticise move
Software licensing audits now take average of nearly 200 work-hours to resolve, according to Campaign for Clear Licensing research
Chad Sakac rants on his personal blog about Oracle's approach to virtualisation licensing
UK, EU and global rates all tumble thanks to rise of cloud, software asset management and increase in legal settlements
Sales of counterfeit software packages on eBay and Amazon a particular concern, FAST says as it launches campaign to root out rogue suppliers
Some 38 per cent of workers would be prepared to shop their employers for dabbling in illegal software, BSA-backed study finds
The software asset management engagements of Microsoft partners are making customers 'numb' to actual licensing requirements, Campaign for Clear Licensing claims
Some vendors who try to support both a perpetual and subscription model will 'find themselves in no-man's land', says market watcher
Ian Camino, EMEA license consulting services director at Insight discusses why organisations need to gain a detailed understanding of their licensing requirements or risk losing millions.
Oracle customers who scan its code to find vulnerabilities were branded ‘sinners' by an Oracle executive. But should the vendor be encouraging the practice, asks Doug Woodburn?
Global licensing specialist wants to capitalise on shift to cloud after selling 25 per cent of the firm to investment firm KKR
Post criticising customers and consultants for scanning its code for vulnerabilities went too far, Oracle admits
More firms moving to third-party maintenance options, Gartner finds, adding that practice can support business growth
Software body broadly welcomes parties' pledges but points to 'glaring omissions' in policy plans
Group representing more than 4,500 members backs Campaign for Clear Licensing's recent open letter to Larry Ellison
IDC claims BSA-backed study represents first thorough statistical analysis of connection between unlicensed software and malware infection rates
Forrester notes similarities between license management staff at software vendors and 50 Shades of Grey's eponymous antihero
New scheme features five categories and aims to deliver support to smaller software developers
Why software vendor audits are causing increasing misery for end users and what partners can do to help
The ITAM Review attacks Forever 21's software licensing following Adobe lawsuit over copyright infringement
End-user licensing body CCL gives Oracle a temporary break as it announces plans to review licensing and auditing practices of two software giants
A year of consolidation and investment has positioned secondhand supplier for expansion