License management, while a necessity, is a challenge for all businesses, particularly when it comes to the datacenter. As if it is not challenging enough to apply the same techniques, processes and technologies used for desktop licenses to licensing in the datacenter, datacenter licensing requires a more robust automated license management solution.
Despite its difficulties, the potential cost savings you stand to gain by optimizing datacenter licensing are well worth the struggle and will contribute greatly to overall IT spend reduction. Read this paper for tips on optimizing datacenter license management, and learn how to handle the challenges you will face along the way, such as:
- Heterogeneous/multi-platform environments
- Complex license models
- License entitlements: product use rights
- And more