Software Licensing and Software Asset Management Trends – What to watch for in 2018

By | 2018-01-05T19:59:56+00:00 January 5th, 2018|Categories: Method 180 Blog|

Well, it’s hard to believe but, 2017 is behind us. Myself and the team here at Method 180 thought it would be helpful to peer into the software licensing crystal ball to give some insight to the trends we expect to see in the world of Software Licensing and Software Asset Management (SAM) as we

What is Accidental Access and Why Should I Care?

By | 2018-01-05T14:34:59+00:00 January 5th, 2018|Categories: Method 180 Blog|

It’s the time of year when we get a little reflective and look back on trends we are seeing in the software asset management industry.   One of the biggest trends I’ve noted this year in Software Asset Management is vendors deliberately targeting what I call “Accidental Access” for huge software audit settlements.   You will

SAP Indirect Access: Are You At Risk For A $600M Audit Settlement – Webinar Replay

By | 2017-12-05T20:42:12+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Categories: Method 180 Blog|

SAP Indirect access is becoming a hot topic as its driving huge audit settlements for SAP.  Anheuser-Busch InBev, one of the world’s largest brewing companies, has notified SEC that SAP claimed “damages potentially in excess of $600m” on the grounds that the former had allergically breached its software license agreement. Just a few weeks

Creating Quick and Easy Microsoft Effective Licensing Positions – Webinar Replay

By | 2017-11-30T19:12:42+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Categories: 2017, audit, EA, Enterprise Agreement, Method 180 Blog, Microsoft, microsoft, Microsoft Licensing, Microsoft True Up, Microsoft Windows Server, Microsoft Windows Server 2016, Reporting, Software Asset Management, True Up, Virtual Machine, Webinar|

Creating quick and easy Microsoft Effective Licensing Positions is pretty much fantasy for most of us.  Gathering the accurate numbers to execute a Microsoft True Up order can be challenging and there can be millions of dollars at stake. Even quickly generating a licensing position can be a time consuming exercise. On this webinar

Straight Talk About Microsoft Azure Licensing

By | 2017-11-30T19:15:42+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Categories: 2017, Azure, cloud, Method 180 Blog, Microsoft Azure, Office 365, Office 365 Deployment|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Microsoft Azure licensing is Microsoft's cloud computing platform.  Its one of the biggest cloud platforms in the enterprise space but the licensing is very complex and confusing. On this webinar we will cut through the confusion with straight talk and you will learn how Azure licensing works and the pitfalls to avoid! Join Mike