Licensing Essentials – Major software vendors

Get to know the foundations of software licensing with a focus on the vendors IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and SAP.

An effective Software Asset Management is the basis for obtaining a comprehensive overview of the current licensing status. It helps you to compare available commercial licenses and deployed software. In this training you get an overview of the contractual foundations of licensing as well as of the most important metrics of the vendors IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and SAP.

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Objectives

  • Get an overview of common license models and metrics

  • Learn about the foundations of software licensing of the major software vendors

Content

Content

  • Conceptual foundations of Software Asset Management
    • Understanding of basic concepts
    • Overview of common license models and metricsIBM – foundations of software licensing
  • IBM contractual forms
    • Important IBM license metrics and types
    • Product examples (on-premise/cloud)
  • Microsoft – foundations of software licensing
    • Microsoft contractual forms
    • Important Microsoft license metrics
    • Product examples (on-premise/cloud)
  • Oracle – foundations of software licensing
    • Introduction Oracle and server license management
    • Oracle contractual forms and licensing principles
    • Product examples (on-premise/cloud)
  • SAP – foundations of software licensing
    • SAP contractual forms
    • Important licensing principles
    • Product examples (on-premise/cloud)

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