Slides from Cloud Licensing Webinar on Oct 2011. Download this slide deck from our Cloud series and learn more.
By MSPTV Legal
Michael Siggins, Publisher of ChannelPro-SMB
Businesses use private clouds to run a wide variety of applications. Unfortunately, the license agreements governing many of those systems are poorly suited to virtualized, dynamic, and automated IT environments. As a result, companies with private clouds can all too easily expose themselves to costly fines and lawsuits by inadvertently violating the terms of their licenses.
Fortunately, while private clouds add new wrinkles to license management, cloud service providers can easily overcome them. This Webinar provides an introduction to private cloud computing’s unique software licensing challenges and offers concrete advice on tackling them.
The license agreements associated with many of the applications your clients use today feature provisions that are difficult to manage and enforce in a private cloud solution. Cloud service providers that ignore this fact can easily find themselves faced with nasty lawsuits, angry clients, and a tarnished reputation. Download this slide deck from our Cloud series and learn more.