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Oracle SE2 Licensing Made Easy

With the release of Oracle SE2 comes new challenges especially that of reduced processing power and the impact this can have on your Oracle Licensing.

This webinar is aimed at those companies currently running Oracle standard edition (SE) and Oracle Standard Edition One (SE1). Oracle and dsp we will be giving a joint presentation with first-hand experience how the release of Oracle SE2 changes the playing field. We will also be looking at the implications this can have on application management and how successfully avoid Oracle license increases.

Essentially, the webinar will be giving impartial ‘specialist insight’ on all options available to companies running SE and SE1 and how this can be applied to your IT roadmap.

The key learning’s from this webinar will be to deliver an understanding into the financial impacts of SE2 and how to turn this into a positive outcome.


  • Key changes within Oracle SE2
  • How this will affect your Oracle Licensing
  • How to ensure licensing compliance and maximum cost savings


  • Date: TBC
  • Time: 11:30 am
  • Location: Online (webinar)

Solution, Design and Architecture

‘The foundation to success’

Solution, Design and Architecture (SD&A) is an in-depth IT scoping and review process that bridges the gap between your current IT environments, the technology and the business needs in order to deliver maximum return-on-investment and the steps required in order to get there. More importantly the SD&A process focuses on understanding, capturing and illustrating return-on-investment and providing confirmation that the project is financially viable. The SD&A deliverables can be used to justify stakeholder endorsement but also becomes a working reference document throughout architecture deployment.

By undergoing a SD&A review, together we are ensuring your IT project is scoped correctly to vendor and industry best practices. This is of paramount importance as it guarantees best-of-breed and best fit technologies are implemented and aligned to your unique business processes with a guaranteed list of return-on-investments. It also ensures:

  • Delivery resource is supplied as and when required during implementation.
  • Your project has been correctly priced and is delivered to budget.
  • Your project is delivered on time and within scope.
  • Your business receives a better product.
  • You have a 99.9% chance of project success.

The SD&A review delivers a detailed ‘deep dive’ technical solution including a detail project plan covering all aspects of the project life cycle from build, testing and implementation. Furthermore, in conjunction with in-house employees it delivers a well-defined holistic view of the IT project including a technical document, accurately outlined architecture and licensing issue resolutions.

The SD&A bridges the gap between what your business has, what your business needs and how your business is going to get there. It delivers insight and process at every step along the way to ensure the best possible solution is implemented at the best possible price.

In our experience, companies that embark on an SD&A review have a 99.9% chance that their project will be implemented within scope. In comparison, we have found that companies not undergoing this review have a 61% chance of project overrun and therefore increased costs.

In addition, the SD&A pays special attention into how to go live and how to transition an existing solution systemically as well as align to business process. It also goes one step further by defining:

  • How the existing system and the technology deployment is supported during migration.
  • Illustrating when and at what point key resources are required.
  • Outlining both the migration testing and implementation testing solutions.
  • How the data migration will be performed.
  • Who has responsibility for the delivery of hardware.


SQL Server 2005: End of Life Roundtable

On the 12th April 2016 Microsoft will be ending their support for all editions of SQL Server 2005 as part of their normal support life-cycle.

We have arranged this roundtable event which is aimed at companies currently running SQL Server 2005 or earlier. We will be discussing the risks of running unsupported versions of SQL Server, the impact this can have on your business and the steps you need to take when modernising your IT infrastructure. The round table will also allow you to voice your concerns on how to modernise and consolidate your environment and get expert advice from leading industry experts.

We will help you to build a business case to modernise your environment which includes:

• Identifying and reducing the TCO of your data platform

• Meeting regulatory compliance and audit requirements

• Improving profit margin or reducing costs

• Increasing customer loyalty / improving service experience

• Entering new markets or acquiring new customer segments

• Responding to change in markets or customer needs

Data Platform Modernisation focuses on infrastructure investments that will deliver significant value including performance enhancements with new capabilities (such as High Availability) to your data platform causing minimal or no changes required to application layer.

When, where and how long?

This roundtable is being held at the Microsoft offices in Cardinal Place, London on Tuesday 29th September, registration starts at 10:00am.

Why attend?

Attending this roundtable will give your organisation the information needed to understand the reasons why support for SQL Server 2005 is coming to an end, and the solution needed to migrate your IT infrastructure to a more current environment. This roundtable is primarily aimed at Technical/Enterprise Architect, IT Manager, CTO, IT Decision Maker, however if you are interested in monderisation please do register.


10:00 – Registration

10:30 – Welcome and introductions

10:45 – What does ‘End of Life’ mean for your business

11:15 – How to build a business case for modernisation

12:00 – Break and refreshments

12:45 – How to optimize your Microsoft Licensing

01:15 – What can dsp do for you

01:30 – Q&A Session

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