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SAM Industry Insights: August 2023

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

Microsoft Standard

Microsoft Cloud strength drives fourth quarter results


Industry News


Oracle Announces the General Availability of MySQL HeatWave Lakehouse:
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HCL announce 15% annual price increase:
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IBM completes Apptio acquisition:
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