Oracle dubbed 'big bad wolf' of software audits

Doug Woodburn
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Software licensing audits now take average of nearly 200 work-hours to resolve, according to Campaign for Clear Licensing research

The Campaign for Clear Licensing (CCL) has hit out at the "anti-competitive" tactics of software vendors after its research found licensing audits take an average of nearly 200 work-hours to resolv...

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