Monthly Archives: May 2014

IBM Audits & Licensing Live Q&A

Sign up for our next webinar on IBM audits and licensing! Miro’s IBM expert and senior analyst, Sharon Trembley, will answer audience submitted questions on IBM audits, IBM license compliance and IBM cost containment strategies. Topics will range from triggers for an IBM audit, tokenization licensing to how to use ILMT effectively and efficiently.

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Get on the Express, Enterprise Manager Database Express That Is

Oracle has removed previous versions of the Database Console and replaced it with Enterprise Manager Express (aka. EM Express). This is a much smaller and lightweight program, it is easy to use and configure, and provides the basics of what is expected from an Enterprise Manager such as database configuration and administration, space administration, users and roles management, and performance management.

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How nonprofit discounts/educational discounts play a role in contract negotiations

In addition to commercial accounts, Microsoft offers volume license agreements that apply to four areas: government, education, healthcare and nonprofit. Before beginning a negotiation for these types of agreements you must be able to establish eligibility for one of these programs.

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Software assurance versus premier support

Software Assurance is not support.  Support for software that has been legitimately licensed is a licensing right. You are entitled to support by virtue of purchasing the license. Having said that, there is a connection between Software Assurance and support

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