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Escape Hatch from Oracle Research Mission Declaration

For the past few years, as an analyst, blogger, and consultant, I have studied the way that Oracle has licensed its products and conducted audits to ensure compliance. I have worked with companies who help improve negotiating leverage, provide services for supporting and migrating from Oracle products, and talked to many executives who have become […]

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Four Zones of Freedom from Oracle

The Escape Hatch from Oracle research mission is designed to help companies gain power in their negotiations with Oracle. As reported in other Episodes of this Research Mission and in our other writing, Oracle’s unique licensing model is designed to give Oracle the upper hand in negotiations. This article offers a framework to assess your […]

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Moving Oracle to the Cloud: A Q&A with Apps Associates

In a recent episode of the Early Adopter Research “Designing Enterprise Platforms” podcast, EAR’s Dan Woods spoke with Paul Vian, SVP of sales and marketing, and Bill Saltys, SVP of alliances, from Apps Associates. Apps Associates is a leading firm that helps companies migrate their Oracle applications and databases to different platforms. The conversation centered […]

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Cloud Migration Made Easier: A Podcast with Apps Associates

In this episode of the Early Adopter Research (EAR) Designing Enterprise Platforms podcast, EAR’s Dan Woods spoke with Paul Vian, SVP of sales, and marketing, and Bill Saltys, SVP of alliances from Apps Associates. Apps Associates is a leading firm that helps companies migrate their Oracle applications and databases to different platforms. The conversation centered […]

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Field Report: How To Survive An Oracle Audit

Palisade’s Insight Into How To Survive An Oracle Audit At this point, Oracle’s reputation precedes it when it comes to aggressive auditing of its customers. As I’ve written about in several other pieces, a large part of Oracle’s current business model is to use the bargaining power that comes from finding compliance violations in the […]

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Oracle’s New Business Model of Java Audits: A Q&A with Palisade’s Craig Guarente

In a recent edition of the Early Adopter Podcast, Dan Woods spoke with Palisade Compliance’s CEO Craig Guarente about Oracle’s increasing practice of auditing its customers for their use of Java. Recently, Oracle has focused its innovation as much or more on licensing and audit practices as it has on technology. It seems a lot […]

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What You Should Know About Java Audits: A Podcast with Palisade’s Craig Guarente

In this edition of the Early Adopter Podcast, Dan Woods speaks with Palisade’s CEO Craig Guarente about Java audits. It is the first podcast in the “Escape Hatch from Oracle” series. Oracle has focused its innovation as much or more on licensing and audit practices as it has on technology. Oracle has created a lot […]

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