An Ode to Software Licensing

I'll have some new zEnterprise details to share soon. In the meantime, I stumbled across this YouTube video which is at least mildly entertaining. (Ignore the advertisements at the end.)

While few people were paying attention, software licensing has become extremely complex and much more costly outside the mainframe. Many businesses are having a lot of trouble managing their non-mainframe software licensing. In contrast, Workload License Charges (WLC) is one of the best changes IBM has ever made, in my opinion.

by Timothy Sipples August 2, 2010 in Economics
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