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Livingstone Industry Highlights July 2022


Livingstone | Highlights July | License teamLivingstone 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.




Financial Year Ends:

Financial year end occurs over the next few months for these major software publishers.

Business’s 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.










Monthly Vendor News and Press Releases:

Financial Year results:

Financial results published by major software publishers may be useful to indicate the approach of a software publisher towards any renewals your company has with them.  Less favorable year end results my result in increased audit activity to recoup any losses:



Acquisitions of a software publisher may impact your ongoing relationship with them and renewals. This may also imply there could be a change in the licensing of any acquired products in the foreseeable future.


Industry News

  • Kyndryl and Veritas announce Global Partnership to aid Cybersecurity threats: Read More
  • 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Software Asset Management Managed Services results announcement 25th July - Check HERE for the results and a complimentary copy of the report after this date.

Disclaimer: Livingstone does not hold any responsibility or authorship for articles or press releases shared within this blog.


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