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SAM Industry Insights: April 2023

April 2023 Insights

Financial Year Ends:

Financial year end occurs over the next few months for several major software publishers. Businesses should review any non-compliance and risk factors as they may be able to exploit the software publisher year end for better than average pricing as sales teams chase their year-end targets.

  • June: Microsoft
  • July: Cisco

Financial year results

Financial results published by major software publishers may be useful to indicate the approach of a software publisher towards any renewals your company has with them:


ibm-logo-png-transparentIBM Releases First-Quarter Results: 
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Oracle Announces Fiscal 2023 Third Quarter Financial Results: 
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Industry News


Adobe releases Firefly, a creative generative AI: 
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Oracle-Logo Court ruling could open door to Oracle audit litigation:
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Microsoft Standard

AWS & Microsoft under fire for anti-competitive practices: 
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Oracle releases Java 20: 
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Topics: Microsoft, Oracle, IBM