Cloud & Virtualisation Licensing

Software licensing is a complex issue, and one that is becoming increasingly complex as the ways that businesses consume technology continue to evolve and proliferate.

The Corporate IT Forum discussion on cloud and virtualisation licensing provides insights into how senior IT professionals address the issue of licensing, licence compliance and negotiation of licence agreements.

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Summary

Software licensing is a complex issue, and one that is becoming increasingly complex as the ways that businesses consume technology continue to evolve and proliferate.

The Corporate IT Forum discussion on cloud and virtualisation licensing provides insights into how senior IT professionals address the issue of licensing, licence compliance and negotiation of licence agreements.

The discussion included an explanation of the key issues to consider when negotiating licences for applications, servers and infrastructure, as well as guidance on how to avoid the most common pitfalls.

Topics discussed include:

  • How do we define the cloud and what is a 'cloud service'?
  • Who are the key vendors of cloud and virtualised services?
  • What are the key features of licensing agreements with Microsoft?
  • How can businesses get the best value from licensing contracts?
  • What are the key pitfalls in licensing negotiations?

There were 21 representatives from 16 organisations attending this workshop hosted by The Corporate IT Forum, from a wide cross-section of organisations.


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johnlewis
mcdonalds
united biscuits
travis perkins
southwestwater
rexam
landregistry
HMRC
gchq
eon
dhl
EnvironmentAgency
BalfourBeatty
coop
BAE
aviva
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