CERN ditches Microsoft for open source

The Large Hadron particle collider operator says no to Microsoft's licensing fees increase.


Open source licensing violations can spell trouble

A large number of companies using open source software are in violation of their licence conditions, the latest OSSRA report reveals.

Mar 19, 2019

The impact of hardware on your licensing costs

The IT hardware organisations choose can have a significant impact on the cost of software licences, says Matthew Poulter, SAM business manager at First Technology National.

Aug 29, 2016

How to make your SQL engine purr

Seven tips for getting the best out of your database servers.

Feb 28, 2012

Yahoo threatens Facebook

The former Internet heavyweight demands licensing fees, claiming Facebook makes use of its patents.

Nov 11, 2011

VMware says new licensing favours customers

The company explains August adjustments to protested July changes.


IDM: Time for profit

Identity management (IDM) can save companies money and highlight profit opportunities

Feb 8, 2007

Infraco's first step may be sidestep

Government is drafting an Infraco law that could allow the broadband supplier to sidestep licensing requirements.

Oct 21, 2005

Potential licensing hurdle in Convergence Bill

Lawyers have criticised the content services licensing provision in the Convergence Bill.

Oct 17, 2005

IBM, Novell present blade chassis subscription for Linux

IBM and Novel have announced a single subscription option for the IBM BladeCenter chassis, which will ease purchasing and administering of subscriptions to Novell`s SUSE Linux Enterprise Server.

May 27, 2005

Software licensing breaking down

Software licensing methodologies won`t hold up, METAmorphosis delegates heard yesterday.

Feb 22, 2005

Second USALs deadline extended

The deadline for applications for the second round of underserviced area licences (USALs) has been extended to 22 April.

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