Author Archives: Scott Rosenberg

Scott Rosenberg is the CEO of Miro Consulting, Inc.

Cloud Subscription Evolution at Adobe – Laying Out the Options

By Scott D. Rosenberg, Miro Consulting ITAK V9 I4 Mixed reactions best describe the update to Adobe® Creative Cloud announced last May.  Positive reactions are due to several new “CC” desktop applications, enhanced cross-device collaboration and publishing capabilities, and a series of promotional pricing offers under their Value Incentive Plan (VIP), Adobe’s monthly subscription plan for Creative Cloud.  VIP Creative ...

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Navigating Microsoft Audits and True-Ups – What to Expect and How to Minimize the Impact

By Scott Rosenberg & Tim Hegedus, Miro Consulting ITAK V8 I2 Software audits and true-ups by all software vendors are increasingly routine these days.  In fact, many companies expect software audits once a year with multiple vendors.  Earlier this year, Gartner reported that 65% of its clients were audited at least once in 2011, up from 61% in 2010.  Gartner ...

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Understand the Vendor Relationship – Making the Most of Software Vendor Relationships

By Scott D. Rosenberg, Miro Consulting ITAK V6 I10 Times are tough. The economy is still shaky. There may or may not be a double dip recession. Companies are still being fiscally frugal or cost conservative (different terms, same meaning).  In today’s environment, organizations – great and small – are pinching pennies and looking for more value for each dollar ...

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Licensing for Multicore Processors – Finding the Savings

By Scott Rosenberg, Miro Consulting ITAK Volume 6 Issue 8 Multicore saves on licensing costs? By Scott Rosenberg, CEO and Founder, Miro Consulting (www.miroconsulting.com) Multicore processors are standard in enterprise server platforms.  And, the changes in multicore licensing counts can have a serious ripple effect on a company’s budget, increasing licensing costs by 25 to 50 to 100 percent or ...

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Insights into Oracle & Microsoft Licensing & Procurement Practices

By Scott Rosenburg, Miro Consulting ITAK V4 I5 ITAK welcomes back Scott Rosenberg for another edition of the column: Oracle & Microsoft Q&A.  In this recurring column, Scott will answer any questions on Oracle and Microsoft licensing and procurement practices.   A Procurement Manager at a large healthcare company asks:   How effective is Oracle’s ULA? You’re referring to Oracle’s ...

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Insights into Oracle & Microsoft Licensing Procurement Practices

By Scott Rosenburg, Miro Consulting ITAK V4 I3 Welcome to our new monthly column, where Scott D. Rosenberg, CEO & Founder of Miro Consulting, Inc.   will answer any questions on Oracle and Microsoft licensing and procurement practices. Send questions directly to lweiss@iaitam.org and we’ll get them answered for you. Please indicate whether you would like to be publicly acknowledged ...

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