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Does Your Software Reseller Cause You to Fail License Audits?

Published: 03 May 2013

ID: G00249101

Analyst(s): Stewart Buchanan


IT procurement professionals often rely on the licensing expertise of their software resellers to ensure license compliance, but they have no means of redress if that advice is wrong. Make sure that the licenses you order will grant your organization the rights it needs.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Check That License Rights Have Been Delivered Before Paying for Them
  • Hold Resellers Accountable for Their Licensing Advice
  • Specify Services Fees and Service Levels in Your Contract

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