My company's approach to software management is...

Christina Lewellen
February 27, 2008

A news story last week reported that TruStile Doors will pay more than $90,000 to settle claims that the Denver-based manufacturer had unlicensed Microsoft and Symantec software on corporate computers. The company is now in compliance and has developed a software license management program to make sure that there are no recurring problems.

While TruStile suffered the unfortunate headline, I can’t imagine that all other industry companies are perfect angels when it comes to licensing. I’m not implying that companies are actively seeking unlicensed products—but do you know for sure that every last bit of software on every single company computer is registered and paid for?
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