Livingstone Group's Software Asset Management and Licensing specialists provide insights and experiences through our monthly Industry Highlights. These insights area compilation of news and press releases that may impact your business’s upcoming software renewals and software estate.
August 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.
- October: Micro Focus & HP
- November: Adobe
- December: IBM, SAP, ASG Software Solutions, Software AG, Citrix, VMWare, SAS, Google, EMC, Amazon, Digital River, McAfee, Amadeus, Point
Financial Year Results
Oracle Announces the General Availability of MySQL HeatWave Lakehouse:
HCL announce 15% annual price increase:
IBM completes Apptio acquisition: