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DBAK Launches Software Advisory Services Offering

DBAK, a leading technology consulting company and Oracle value added reseller, has introduced a Software Advisory Services (SAS) offering that provides a repeatable, affordable process to mitigate risk and help achieve compliance with Oracle licensing.

Available at a fixed fee in the “as-a-service” model, the Software Advisory Services offering provides best-of-breed automation to capture configuration, installation and usage patterns of Oracle software products. DBAK’s SAS helps maintain an inventory of existing software entitlements, helps to identify risks, offers consulting for annual support budgeting, and provides advisement to correct existing issues, as well as advisement for adoption of new licensing. The offering also helps position companies for future compliance by advising on buying strategies that allow users to make the best possible compliance and procurement decisions.

Software Advisory Services functions include:

  • Information Gathering – Provides automated discovery of current-state environment
  • Information Consolidation
  • Review and Confirmation - Reports findings and presents results, including any known risks
  • Compliance – Offers documented recommendations and options to eliminate risk and achieve compliance
  • Oracle Licensing consulting in support of budget cycle, maintenance renewals and Oracle Licensing education and training

“The past few years have seen software manufacturers dramatically increase auditing of companies for product licensing violations. During the same period, licensing complexity and advances in technology have created a vacuum for the proper understanding of existing licensing,” said Ed Hut, CEO for DBAK. “In this climate, it’s critical for companies to understand the potential risks and financial implications posed by being out of compliance. Many companies are now spending millions of dollars to gain compliance with their licensing agreements. The DBAK Software Advisory Services offering is a cost-and-functionally efficient means to mitigate exposure to risk and help assure compliance with Oracle software licensing agreements.”

DBAK is a certified Gold-level Oracle partner with a long-standing reputation for providing high-quality, high-value solutions and services to its diverse and growing customer base. To learn more about DBAK, its SAS offering or the company’s other services, visit www.dbak.com. For Oracle Licensing thought leadership, expertise and insight, read DBAK’s Oracle Licensing Blog found online at www.dbak.com/oracle-licensing-blog.

About DBAK

DBAK is a leading technology consulting company and Oracle License Reseller focused on helping organizations move their business forward. Key offerings include Oracle Licensing Sales and Service, Oracle Database and Applications consulting, and Expert Managed Services. The company is easy to work with; bringing a straightforward and collaborative approach that ensures good communication and success. Named to the Inc. 5000 list for the 2nd year in a row, DBAK was founded in 2005 as an Oracle services provider and has since expanded to deliver a range of services that bring the business and technology sides of an organization together. With a global reach, the company currently operates from offices in the Denver, Dallas, and New York area markets. DBAK brings a successful blend of talent, experience and expertise grounded in core principles of service, trust and ethics. Learn more at www.dbak.com.

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