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Top 5 Digital Transformation Strategies to Unlock Prosperity in 2024

Preface Thank you for joining us to learn more about the Top 5 Digital Transformation strategies you can use to unlock prosperity in 2024. Nearly all clients are seeking greater prosperity in 2024. While the demands of the business are increasingly focused on innovation, automation, and organizational performance improvement, client organizations are still focused on cost reductions to meet the new economic and market realities. We foresee a volatile and unpredictable business landscape predicated on geopolitical tensions, economic uncertainty, and continued supply chain disruptions as client organizations continue to diversify their ...

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NET(net)'s Top 10 Ways to Save on Mainframe: Part 10 of 10 Part Series

Preface: Thank you for joining us for this 10-part series to discuss the Top 10 Ways You can Save on your Mainframe Costs in 2023. Nearly all Clients are Clamoring for Savings in 2023. This is largely due to (a) rising input costs, (b) softening business forecasts, and (c) continued economic uncertainty and headwinds. This has caused many clients to re-evaluate spending plans and implement new cost-cutting targets. IT is the Number One Cost Savings Category of The Modern Enterprise. IT is typically the highest indirect spend area for modern enterprises and is also the cost category with the highest potential savings yield (we average about ...

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NET(net)'s Top 10 Ways to Save on Mainframe: Part 9 of 10 Part Series

Preface: Thank you for joining us for this 10-part series to discuss the Top 10 Ways You can Save on your Mainframe Costs in 2023. Nearly all Clients are Clamoring for Savings in 2023. This is largely due to (a) rising input costs, (b) softening business forecasts, and (c) continued economic uncertainty and headwinds. This has caused many clients to re-evaluate spending plans and implement new cost-cutting targets. IT is the Number One Cost Savings Category of The Modern Enterprise. IT is typically the highest indirect spend area for modern enterprises and is also the cost category with the highest potential savings yield (we average about ...

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Top 10 Tips for Saving on Fortinet Subscriptions

Fortinet is a leading provider of security solutions, but its costs can be high, especially for large enterprise organizations. As a result, many companies are starting to see the value of Fortinet's subscriptions becoming misaligned with the cost. Below we walk you through some of the top tips to review to ensure you are maximizing your investment. Here are our top 10 tips: 1. Review your usage: Take a close look at how you are using your Fortinet products and identify any areas where you can reduce your usage. For example, you may be able to reduce your bandwidth usage by using Fortinet's traffic shaping features. 2. Disable unused ...

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NET(net)'s Top 10 Ways to Save on Mainframe: Part 8 of 10 Part Series

Preface: Thank you for joining us for this 10-part series to discuss the Top 10 Ways You can Save on your Mainframe Costs in 2023. Nearly all Clients are Clamoring for Savings in 2023. This is largely due to (a) rising input costs, (b) softening business forecasts, and (c) continued economic uncertainty and headwinds. This has caused many clients to re-evaluate spending plans and implement new cost-cutting targets. IT is the Number One Cost Savings Category of The Modern Enterprise. IT is typically the highest indirect spend area for modern enterprises and is also the cost category with the highest potential savings yield (we average about ...

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HashiCorp Starts Charging for Previously Free Open-Source Code

HashiCorp announced changes to its open-source license on August 10, 2023. The new license is called the Business Source License (BSL). The BSL is a source-available license that allows for commercial use, but it restricts the use of the software in competition with HashiCorp. This means that companies that use HashiCorp's open-source products for their own commercial offerings may now need to obtain a commercial license from HashiCorp. The announcement of the BSL license has been met with mixed reactions. Some people have praised HashiCorp for taking steps to protect its intellectual property. Others have criticized the BSL license for ...

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NET(net)'s Top 10 Ways to Save on Mainframe: Part 7 of 10 Part Series

Preface: Thank you for joining us for this 10-part series to discuss the Top 10 Ways You can Save on your Mainframe Costs in 2023. Nearly all Clients are Clamoring for Savings in 2023. This is largely due to (a) rising input costs, (b) softening business forecasts, and (c) continued economic uncertainty and headwinds. This has caused many clients to re-evaluate spending plans and implement new cost-cutting targets. IT is the Number One Cost Savings Category of The Modern Enterprise. IT is typically the highest indirect spend area for modern enterprises and is also the cost category with the highest potential savings yield (we average about ...

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Top 5 Ways to Save on Atlassian

Preface Many client organizations who are long-time users of Atlassian's Jira are suffering from supplier-imposed changes over the last several years that have resulted in sharp increases in costs, pressure on their relationships, and the opportunity for other providers to gain a foothold in the gap Atlassian has put between themselves and their customers. Of course, this has been happening right at the time when client organizations can least afford to be distracted by this small but annoying problem. Background Atlassian has been forcing cost increases on their customers in several ways, including: Changing the licensing model: Atlassian ...

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Top 5 Ways to Save Money on Bloomberg

Steven Zolman
Aug. 17,2023 | Bloomberg

Preface When it comes to casting aspersions, technology suppliers face their fair share of scorn from client organizations who have been burned by past transgressions. It’s not uncommon for them to demonstrate contempt for the likes of IBM, Oracle, SAP, Microsoft, Salesforce, and others... but few garner the wrath deservedly bestowed on Bloomberg. Time and again, these organizations seek ways to dethrone the financial software giant, best known for its iconic ‘Terminal’, yet Bloomberg continues to cling to a strategy of tyrannical account control wherever they can, as they continue to ride the mysticism of an iconic social status symbol in ...

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NET(net)'s Top 10 Ways to Save on Mainframe: Part 6 of 10 Part Series

Preface: Thank you for joining us for this 10-part series to discuss the Top 10 Ways You can Save on your Mainframe Costs in 2023. Nearly all Clients are Clamoring for Savings in 2023. This is largely due to (a) rising input costs, (b) softening business forecasts, and (c) continued economic uncertainty and headwinds. This has caused many clients to re-evaluate spending plans and implement new cost-cutting targets. IT is the Number One Cost Savings Category of the Modern Enterprise. IT is typically the highest indirect spend area for modern enterprises and is also the cost category with the highest potential savings yield (we average about ...

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