Leveraging the Vendor Relationship
Application Administrators and organizations that license software from a third-party vendor are in a long-term relationship with the vendor. This chapter describes licensing models like single-user license, server license, per-processor license, concurrent user license, and per-seat licenses. What support does the vendor offer for their software? Alternatives to vendor support are described.
vendor; relationship; licensing; licensing models; license limitations; nonproduction environments; maintenance fees; maintenance contract; fixes vs. enhancements; tech support; Support Desk; support levels; updates; patches; training; alternatives to vendor support; knowledge transfer ...