Leipzig, Nieuwegein, Antwerp, London, Munich, Vienna, Paris, 16.01.2017 – Softline Group, an international IT consulting group focusing on Software Asset Management (SAM), IT security, virtualization, and infrastructure management has signed a partnership with IPR-Insights, the independent expert providing complex corporate Software Asset Management (SAM) solutions and license consultancy. “The Softline Group continues to grow, both
An enterprise – that is about to virtualize its server environment – has to carefully select the technology that will support its notions and needs, both from capability and price point of view, as a project like this can turn into a disaster, if the company does not apply the appropriate license constructions in the virtual
The decision of the European Court may bring changes in copyright law, and in software consumer habits across the Member States – says in his interview about software remarketing to Computerworld Sándor Zsoldos, the Managing Director of IPR. The European Court declared, that even in the case of downloaded products – meaning products without installation
By inventorizing their licenses enterprises mainly intend to eliminate the unauthorized utilization of software products and the risks linked to this. This is only the first step though towards efficient software management, as the way to achieve real cost saving is very challenging, therefore it is worth going down that road supported by experts of
A recently issued U.S. court decision has confused the parties who are interested in second hand software business, because, according to the decision, the appropriate wording of certain provisions of the software licenses can prevent users to sell the legally obtained software copies. An article from our senior consultant Dr. Eszter Telek in the PressRoom.
Ever bought a book or a DVD secondhand? A court verdict in the United States on the resale of software may mean that across the pond, you'd be breaking the law. Fortunatley, Europe has a different approach. The Budapest Business Journal asked our senior consultant Dr. Eszter Telek. Read the article in the PressRoom.
Nowadays it is not impossible to cover all software needs in a company with open source/free sorftware or freeware, but people usually lacks proper knowledge in licensing these products. The article from our consultant Sándor Nagy can be read on the Bitport business information portal or here (the article is in Hungarian).
Reading the software licenses is very important, but your company’s compliance is not the only reason. Detailed knowlegde about the licenses might result in greater freedom or lower costs. The article from our senior consultant Dr. Eszter Telek can be read on the Bitport business information portal or here (the article is in Hungarian).
Enterprises acquiring second-hand software, e.g. operating systems or more expensive enterprise system licenses can achieve as much as 20-30 percent in savings. Software on unused or scrapped computers, or acquired under volume agreements a while ago can be worth hundreds of thousands of Euros. Eszter Telek, IPR-Insights? lead consultant is seeing an emerging interest in
Microsoft has awarded a Hungarian company which never sold a single Microsoft license: IPR-Insights is a pioneer in spreading software asset management in Hungary. Click on the picture to read. (The article is in Hungarian)