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Livingstone Industry Highlights March 2022


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.



Financial Year Ends:

Financial year end occurs over the next few months for several 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.


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Monthly Vendor News and Press Releases:


Financial Q4 2021 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:



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.

  • Citrix to be acquired by the same Investment company as Tibco: Read More
  • IBM acquires Sentaca: Read More
  • IBM acquires Neudesic: Read More


Industry News

  • Microsoft announces pay-as-you-go model for Power Apps  (Source: Microsoft): Read More
  • Merger between Citrix and Tibco likely over the course of the Citrix acquisition (Source: Citrix Systems): Read More


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

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