Oracle ULAs Require Delicate Balancing

Many larger companies feel an understandable desire to move toward, centralized, enterprise-level software licensing agreements. Such frameworks often have the advantage of allowing licensees to spread their license spends more evenly over the term of the agreement and to focus somewhat less intensely on some software asset management (SAM) obligations. In that vein, Oracle offers…


Oracle Faces Withering Criticism of Its Licensing Practices

Licensing software at the enterprise level is rarely a simple undertaking. Unless your company is big enough to demand custom licensing terms, most businesses will face the prospect of contending with license metrics that may work great for the software publishers, but that are difficult or impossible for the licensee to apply in a resource-effective…