Software License Optimization an Important Strategic Initiative

By Amy Konary – January 13, 2015
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Managing the software licensing landscape within most companies is a complex task, which is made more complicated by the sheer number of contracts to be managed (hundreds, if not thousands) as well as the different types of licenses that must be administered. Industry trends such as virtualization, cloud, and increased flexibility in software licensing have added to this challenge, ensuring that the complexities associated with understanding and managing software assets will continue to increase.

 

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Amy Konary

VP, Software Licensing and ProvisioningIDC

I am an analyst with IDC focusing on software licensing, pricing, and provisioning. I have also spent time looking at software as a service and cloud, although my current work on licensing/pricing…

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