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Livingstone Industry Highlights September 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.  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.




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:


Industry News

  • Oracle to hike support fees in line with inflation: Read More
  • Francisco Partners to acquire Litmos from SAP: Read More
  • Open Text is acquiring Micro Focus Read More

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


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