Oracle Audit and License Blog

The million dollar Oracle surprise - Part 1

On August 10 By Gordon Jenkinson

I decided to write this article to share some of the surprises we have uncovered while carrying out Oracle Licensing projects with our customers....

Are you really using the Oracle Database Option Spatial or is it really Oracle Locator

On October 2 By Gordon Jenkinson


We have run the Oracle Review LITE scripts and it shows we have the Oracle Database Option Spatial in-use so we need to buy additional...

Suredatum Awarded Placement on Office of Government Procurement (OGP) Framework

On May 8 By Piaras MacDonnell


SureDatum is delighted to announce its successful placement on the Office of Government Procurement (OGP) framework for Software Asset...

10 Reasons to use a Software License Consultant

On June 23 By Piaras MacDonnell

I sometimes get asked by prospects why they should use software license consultants, like us.   They say they have an IT team internally and a...

Licensing Tips from ITAM Review Conference

On June 23 By Piaras MacDonnell

Back a week back from the ITAM Review Conference in London, an educational and fun couple of days.  Made lots of new contacts, saw the latest...

Oracle ULA – the clue is NOT in the name

On June 23 By Piaras MacDonnell

I was reading with interest the recent settlement by Oregon State Legislator with Oracle for $100 million.   As a software license  professional...

Any Virtualisation is an Oracle audit risk

On June 23 By Piaras MacDonnell

If you have Oracle products deployed on any virtualisation platform, not just VMware,  you have a potential license compliance risk.

Audit Risk for Microsoft applications on Citrix

On January 10 By Piaras MacDonnell

Does your organisation host Microsoft Applications on Citrix?

Oracle Audit - Finding the products with limited tools

On June 23 By Piaras MacDonnell

Whether it's an Oracle audit, license review or database consolidation one of the tasks in the early stage of your project is to prepare your list...

Reducing Microsoft License costs with fewer Qualified Devices

On June 23 By Piaras MacDonnell

Your organization has a Microsoft Enterprise Agreement (EA) and you’re wondering what exactly needs to be counted for desktop licensing when it comes...

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