Oracle gives all the freedom to their users when it comes to licensing. Anyone from your company can install a software and start using it. The trial phase is usually provided for one or two months. However, Oracle doesn’t stop or warn you from using the software, even if you don’t pay for it at the end of the trial period. But that doesn’t mean that you can freely use the products and pay whenever you like. It is clearly stated in the rules and regulations of the Oracle that you risk the threat of the audit by not paying for your licenses. Hence, it becomes very important that you keep an eye on the products which are being used for trial.
So, you need to self-inspect your company in order to avoid the audit risk from Oracle. If you find yourself confused by the rules and regulations of Oracle, you can contact us for oracle licensing services.
However, here are a few things you should keep in mind while using the license for trial.
How long have you been using the product?
You need to keep a record of all the products that have been downloaded for trial. It will allow you to track the time limit and pay for the software in time. You can remove the unwanted licenses which have been there in your system for a long time. This is to reduce the risk of audit from the Oracle.
Many times, the organization neglect the downloads and accumulate a list of unlicensed products from the company. These situations are hazardous and can’t be managed by the internal IT staff. Here we come with our expertise and start managing your Oracle infrastructure from all directions. You can also come to us if the situation is unmanageable in your company.
How useful the installed product is?
The usefulness of the download holds a strong reason why it should be there in your system. There is no point having an unlicensed product if no one is actually using it. Even the minimal use of a product doesn’t justify its place in a system. Hence, it is necessary that you look the usefulness of the downloaded products.
We offer our expertise in finding out the true importance of an Oracle product in your business. Being a strong player in the industry, we are able to analyse your needs and provide suitable suggestions regarding the use of an installed product.
Where is the installed product?
Yes, it is true. There are some cases where the business leaders had no idea about the location of the product. These kinds of situations are most threatening. How can you manage it if you don’t know about it?
So, it is important to keep inspecting the system to find out the unlicensed products in your system. It is a continuous process which requires a team to manage everything. You can get our help to avoid the risk of audit and create a strong image in front of Oracle.