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Are you ready for an Oracle audit? Must-read advice from Gartner

how to survive an oracle software audit.pngLike many major vendors, Oracle has been stepping up its reviews of customer accounts. Here are some important recommendations from Gartner for how software asset managers can ensure their processes comply with Oracle’s unique license terms and policies — and avoid costly penalty fees.

Leverage the IBM License Metric Tool to know your compliance status with a free download!

Do you currently use IBM License Metric Tool (IBMLT)? We have an announcement for you! HP Asset Manager now integrates with IBMLT and uses it as an inventory source.





Keep reading to find out how you can benefit from this integration and how you can download it for free.

Are you succeeding with your New Year’s resolution to take firm control of your software assets?

If you are an asset manager, internal auditor, director, or vice president of an IT operations department, I likely already know  some of  your New Year’s resolutions for 2013.  I wanted to check how successful you have been so far. Have you completed your internal software audit yet this January? If not, do you have a firm plan to do an audit soon? Do you have an actual scheduled date and time?

Understand the full value of Asset Manager on Software Asset Management!

Asset Manager brings tremendous values in Software Asset Management… That helps HP customers optimize their license investments while minimize their legal risk on software compliance.

Please join Nicolas Rousseau, Sr. Product Manager of Asset Manager, in a 90 minutes webinar where he goes through the value that Asset Manager provides in SAM.


If you want to get a quick overview of SAM through meaningful screen shots, have a look to:


New Asset Manager Web Usability package: get additional web usability features for free!

For several years now, Asset Manager has been providing value to its customers out of the release cycles through content packages: SAM Best Practice package, Cloud Billing package... and now: Web Usability package.

Discover the exciting features (QBEs, advanced filters, multi record edition, welcome wizards...) and see a quick tour with screen shots of what you can get for free with a 30 second import into Asset Manager 9.3X or 5.2X.

HP Asset Manager, the solution for your Oracle Compliance (2)

Second post of the series of 3,  this article explains in details how Asset Manager provides quick and easy solution to the tricky challenges of managing Oracle database compliance.

Struggling with Oracle compliance? Fearing an audit? HP Asset Manager is the plug and play solution!

Oracle is one of the top 3 publishers where enterprise companies invest their money today. The official price list for one Oracle Enterprise Edition processor license is today $47 500 (!

… and Oracle license compliance is one of the most challenging to maintain

An Oracle compliance audit can quickly turn into a very expensive exercise. HP Asset Manager, with the Oracle SAM Best Practice package, gives you the tools and best practices to help avoid cold sweat.

This series of 3 weekly posts will give you a practical understanding of Oracle Licensing, as well as HP Asset Manager’s answers and ready to use solutions for being successful in Oracle compliance management.  The series will finish with an Oracle SAM tour in Asset Manager across the interface. With Asset Manager, you can achieve huge savings savings through license use optimization and decreased legal risk through crystal clear visibility on compliance.

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  • This account is for guest bloggers. The blog post will identify the blogger.
  • I have been working at HP AM R&D for more than 7 years. I led the transition of the product and now I am one of the R&D Managers driving transformation and roadmap of the HP AM product.
  • WW Sr Product Marketing Manager for HP ITPS VP of Apps & HP Load Runner
  • Vesna is the senior product marketing manager at HP Software. She has been with HP for 13 years in R&D, product management and product marketing. At HP she is responsible for go to market and enablement of the HP IT Performance Suite products.
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