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What does an end to Adobe auditing and license compliance activity really mean?

by Stephen White  |  August 3, 2016

There may be several answers to this question, however between the question and potential answers lies a series of feasible explanations: A. License revenue growth resulting from SaaS and subscription...

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Market Guide for Software Resellers

by Stephen White  |  July 26, 2016

Readers may note that much of my coverage at Gartner focuses on addressing licensing challenges and complexities. More recently, I’ve also picked up responsibility for our client facing research on...

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Tune into the Cloud: Chain Gang

by Gregor Petri  |  July 15, 2016

Tune into: Decentralisation More than with previous technological (r)evolutions a side effect of cloud computing seems to be an increase in the degree of centralisation and concentration, not just within company...

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Office 365 5th Birthday Milestone

by Stephen White  |  June 30, 2016

Microsoft has been in business now for over 40 years, with annual revenues of more than $90BN, clients across all sectors and a dominant, but declining, software market share of 13.3%...

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Tune into the Cloud: We'll meet again

by Gregor Petri  |  June 27, 2016

Who would have thought? A Brexit decision! Time to have a ;-) look what the British may now change: Currency: The UK might get its own currency? (Oh, but wait, they...

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Microsoft Renewals - the Season for Finding Carrots in the Cloud

by Stephen White  |  June 7, 2016

Last week's column drew attention to the need to evaluate timing before committing to a cloud subscription model and aligning timing of any commitment Currently many organizations are looking to finalize...

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Blockchain for Marketers

by Andrew Frank  |  May 31, 2016

Who would have thought the world could go nuts about a global distributed ledger protocol called blockchain? Sure, by eliminating the evils of sovereign fiat currency and exploitative transaction fees,...

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Tune into the Cloud: Total Madness

by Gregor Petri  |  May 30, 2016

Tune into: Total Security It took some time but the need for Total Security Management is slowly starting to sink in. With regard to quality it took the western manufacturing...

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Cloud Shift - Timing is almost everything

by Stephen White  |  May 30, 2016

Last week I had an all too familiar discussion, without a business case, completed testing or adoption plan an organization were already committing to transition a perpetual on-premises software licensing contract...

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