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|Table 5.1 When do you need escrow?|
|Type and scope of software||Type of supplier||Stability of software||Need for escrow|
|Standard package used across the company||Large multinational software company||Very stable: no maintenance is required and new versions and upgrades appear as a matter of course.||Little risk of the owner going out of business; the owner is unlikely to agree to an escrow arrangement.|
|Standard package; medium criticality–used daily||Successful specialist software company||Stable: but could be acquired and is reliant on few customers; upgrades required to address business issues.||Medium risk of the owner going out of business; and ownership of package may change.
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