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Virtualization’s Hidden Software Compliance Risks

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Flexera Software Infographic: Virtualization’s Hidden Software Compliance Risks

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Virtualization’s Hidden Software Compliance Risks

  1. 1. *As reported in the 2013-2014 Key Trends in Software Pricing & Licensing Report: Software License Audits: Costs & Risks to Enterprises OF ENTERPRISES are out of compliance with their software license agreements.* 85% OF ENTERPRISES either don’t manage their software licenses at all in virtual environments, or they do so manually. 39% THE DANGER BENEATH THE SURFACE Virtualization’s hidden software license compliance risks could sink IT budgets and chill relationships between application producers and their customers. OF APPLICATION PRODUCERS42% will be changing their compliance/ licensing policy for virtualization. OF APPLICATION PRODUCERS48% say their reason for doing so is to generate more revenue. OF APPLICATION PRODUCERS33% have changed their pricing and licensing policies in the past 18-24 months. OF ENTERPRISES say that more than 40 percent of their servers have been virtualized. 66% OF APPLICATION PRODUCERS59% say it is not difficult for customers to determine which products they are entitled to use. LEVEL 1 LEVEL 2 LEVEL 3 LEVEL 4 LEVEL 5 LEVEL 6 LEVEL 7 www.flexerasoftware.com

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