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SAM Industry Insights: July 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.


July 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.

  • September: Siemens
  • October: Micro Focus & HP
  • November: Adobe


Financial Year Results:


IBM release second quarter results



SAP Announces Q2 2023 Results


Industry News:


European Commission Approves Broadcom's Acquisition of VMware:
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Euro monopoly cops to probe Microsoft for slipping Teams into Office:
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Europeans paying 20%+ “cloud tax” according to CISPE report:
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Salesforce’s New Sales GPT and Service GPT Drive Productivity and Personalize Customer Interactions with Generative AI:

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Topics: Microsoft, SAP, ITAM, SAM, IBM, Salesforce, Broadcom