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Software Licensing Audits: Is Your Company Prepared?
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Catherine Hudson
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Catherine Hudson,
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5/19/2017 | 3:31:03 AM
Preventive measures
Thank you for the article. I totally agree that proactive measures are required to get prepared for software licensing audits and that SAM tools can be of great help here. For instance. Binadox not only monitors software installations and SaaS subscriptions and intercepts corresponding EULAs and ToS, but also facilitate license analysis by parsing the text and highlighting the critical topics and provisions, as well as by finding similar licenses and comparing them with each other.
Li Tan
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Li Tan,
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1/2/2016 | 1:40:31 AM
Re: FOSS
Now open source software is already good enough. It's not necessary to stick to commerical software vendors. For example, for DB you have various choice in NoSQL world. You don't need to stick to Oracle.
moarsauce123
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moarsauce123,
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1/1/2016 | 2:29:27 PM
FOSS
One more reason to use exclusively free open source software. The audit is will easy and there is no chance of being slapped with licensing fees and penalties.


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