Software License Audit: Beat it and Breeze it!
Software license audits may be a reality, but they don’t have to be ugly.
Fifty nine percent of organizations surveyed have undergone software license audits at least once in the prior 12 months *— that means software audits are no longer a matter of if, but when. And with the number of audits increasing, the cost and risk associated with a lack of effective IT asset management can impact your entire organization. Your legal, procurement and finance teams can be pulled in, requiring them to handle the litigation and the fines associated with software license compliance breaches.
Join this informative discussion and learn how to help avoid a software audit, and what to do if it happens. By attending this webcast, you will learn how to:
- Track and optimize the utilization of purchased licenses, with comprehensive reporting
- Avoid liability for under-license violations, and more effectively negotiate vendor contracts
- Proactively monitor and enforce organization-wide compliance
* Software Vendor Auditing Trends: What to Watch for and How to Respond"; Gartner; May 23 2012