Week in Review (Around the World): Software Licensing and Compliance

In the News This Week

•   Network World Customers frustrated over Microsoft virtualization licensing
     There is no way to circumvent Microsoft licensing policies on virtual servers

•   CNN Microsoft, Czech Republic Sign Pact On Licensing And Supply
     The agreement is aimed at simplifying the enterprise software licensing process over a period of 3 to 5 years.

•   Computing Schools set to go open source
     UK schools are replacing the software licensing framework of Microsoft and other software vendors by going to open source. 

•   BCS Software piracy falls
     The BSA commented that, despite the drop in trends, there was still an ‘unacceptable’ level of British organisations flouting software licensing regulations

•   Crain’s Manchester Business Eleven firms investigated in software crackdown

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