Join Robert J. Scott, who represents some of the world’s largest companies in enterprise transactions with Microsoft, to learn how the legal issues in enterprise agreements have shifted dramatically as Microsoft and other major vendors emphasize their cloud offerings. The key issues in modern enterprise agreements are driven by privacy, security and regulatory compliance. This…
Michael O’Dwyer, The PULSE of IT, 11/29/16 Virtualization offers many advantages, but ineffective virtual server security and compliance policies can easily negate them. Virtual machine (VM) sprawl and software license management in particular may prove vulnerable to security breaches or audit failure, which can result in large financial costs.
Scott & Scott, LLP, a technology law firm, has been recognized as the successful winner in the 11th Anniversary of their ACQ5 Global Awards. “We are honored to be a winner in ACQ5’s Global Awards 11th Anniversary as USA – Full Service Technology Law Firm of the Year and recognized for our professionalism: experience, value…
Scott & Scott is a business and technology law firm that helps businesses aggressively protect their intellectual property, understand and comply with applicable laws and regulations, litigate and resolve disputes, and consummate complicated business transactions. Below is our interview with Robert J. Scott, Managing Partner at Scott & Scott, LLP.
Michael O’Dwyer, ipswitch, 9/29/16 If you require software licensing tips, don’t expect your software vendors to be of any real help, given the prevalence of outsourced call centers by many of the world’s global players.
Microsoft publishes what have become industry standards for numerous different software products, and the market for hosted software solutions that incorporate or that are built on Microsoft programs is a lucrative one. However, Microsoft has very specific licensing requirements for making its products available to end users through commercial hosting services, and the failure to…
In its OEM, retail and volume license agreements, Microsoft prohibits its customers from using its products for “commercial hosting services.” That prohibition leaves a major hole in Microsoft’s license grant for IT and software service providers and for any other companies with customer-facing applications hosted on Microsoft infrastructure. As a result, many companies now require…
Software licensing options for large enterprises have evolved substantially over the past several years. Businesses today have more options and flexibility to meet their software needs. However, with that flexibility often comes complex software asset management (SAM) obligations. Licensing models that were previously unavailable absent extensive negotiations are now regularly offered. IT teams must equip…
IT professional services firm selects Scott & Scott, LLP to defend BSA audit.
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