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Three Ways to Cut the Cost and Pain of a Software Audit

Software vendors frequently — and without warning — audit customers to ensure they are in compliance with license contracting terms. Customers who aren’t in compliance must buy additional licenses or pay a true-up and uninstall unlicensed software. But for the customers, providing proof that the organization is using only properly licensed software can be cumbersome and complicated. 

Software Audits: Three Ways to Cut the Cost and Pain of a Software Audit, from BDNA, a Data-as-a-Service provider, examines the challenges of preparing for a vendor audit. It explores how companies can simplify the process; potentially reduce or eliminate a true-up; and establish a reusable process for Software Assess Management (SAM).

 

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