As the relationship between software, devices and people gets increasingly complicated Oracle is constantly updating its terms and conditions; Infraware has technical and contractual experience to help its clients manage cost and uncertainty.

Oracle licence Review

For organisations who wish to reduce the overall cost and risk associated with their Oracle software estate, this service provides a complete licence position plus recommendations for improvements and future licensing strategy. It offers particular value if you are looking to understand the specific terms and conditions associated with Oracle applications and potential exposure.

Who will benefit?

Our Oracle Licensing Review Service is aimed at organisations who wish to manage and reduce the overall expenditure and risk associated with their Oracle portflio of key products. It is particularly suited to those looking to change software agreements (such as preparing for a certification or ULA renewal), make changes within their current infrastructure, move to a virtual or cloud environment, or just looking to ensure maximum return on investment.

Key review subjects

This service will cover all the key aspects of how your organisation manages its Oracle software estate.

  • Analysis of Contracts specifics

  • Analysis of software entitlement data

  • Analysis of software deployment

  • Analysis of licensing metrics

Service outline: Format

The service starts with a conference call with one of the Infraware SAM Consultants. The engagement then progresses through the following stages:

  • Remote assistance with Entitlement

  • Remote assistance with Contract specifics

  • Conference call with server teams

  • Analysis of deployment data

  • On site presentation of findings

  • Suggested road map for cost and risk reductions

Service outline: Timescales

Timescales vary depending on organisation size, however Oracle Review Service usually takes 6-8 weeks from start to finish.

Service outline: Output

Following the review, you will receive an in-depth report summarising our findings and recommendations including:

  • Current 'Oracle Effective Licensing Position’

  • Independent recommendations for licensing and process maturity improvements

  • Road map for recommended licensing strategy