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Organizations Can Cut Software Costs By 30%: Gartner

Many organizations can cut spending on software by as much as 30 per cent by implementing three software license optimization best practices, according to research from Gartner, Inc. The keys to reducing software license spending are application configuration optimization, recycling software licenses and by using software asset management (SAM) tools. Hank Marquis, research director at Gartner, said achieving software savings is a complex exercise, but the potential savings are just too large to ignore. “Automated software license optimization is a relatively new discipline and most organizations are at lower levels...