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Are you looking for Oracle Licensing support?

Are you struggling to navigate the complexities of Oracle licensing? Do you find it challenging to stay compliant while also maximising cost savings? As a leading Oracle partner in the UK, DSP has the experience and expertise to guide you through the Oracle licensing journey, ensuring you remain compliant and achieve the most cost-effective solution.

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DSP has been providing specialist Oracle Licensing services for over two decades. Consequently, we have become known within the industry for our Oracle Licensing expertise and are officially one of only three Oracle partners in the UK and Ireland to offer accredited Oracle Licensing support.

Our Oracle Licensing team will work in partnership with you to assess your current Oracle licensing requirements, identify any areas of noncompliance or inefficiency, and recommend solutions to meet your unique business needs.

Whether you're currently in an audit and need third-party independent Oracle audit support, or you want to ensure your estate is compliant with the latest Oracle licensing rules with a Software Asset Management review, or even if you're looking to get the most competitive pricing for your Oracle licensing purchase... we're here to provide our expert services.


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“We were approached by Oracle as they requested an audit of our Oracle estate, with DSP assigned to assist us. Oracle licensing has always been complex, DSP’s in-depth knowledge and long-standing relationship as an Oracle partner helped us assess our licensing situation, identify the areas of non-compliance or inefficiency, and recommend solutions that met our business needs. No Oracle audit is pain-free, but DSP helped us achieve full compliance, completing the audit with a focus on what’s best for RSSB and not their sales team...”


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Why choose DSP as your Oracle licensing support partner?

Cost Optimisation

Leveraging our extensive knowledge of Oracle licensing, we help businesses optimise their costs by identifying opportunities for license consolidation, reducing unnecessary expenditures, and ensuring compliance with Oracle's licensing policies.

Tailored Solutions

Our team of Oracle experts understands that each business is unique which is by we provide personalised solutions that align with your specific needs and requirements, ensuring that you only pay for the licenses and support you genuinely need.

In-Depth Knowledge

Oracle's licensing policies are continually evolving. Our team stays abreast of the latest updates and changes, ensuring that your organisation remains compliant and well-informed about any modifications that may impact your licensing agreements.

Independent Support

Unlike vendor-provided support, we maintain vendor neutrality. This independence ensures unbiased advice, focusing solely on what is in the best interest of your organisation without any pressure to upsell unnecessary products or services.

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Oracle Audit Support

Do you have a looming Oracle GLAS (LMS) audit? Or are you currently halfway through one? The DSP team of Oracle licensing specialists will guide you through your Oracle License audit, giving you the best available options and advice. As one of only three accredited Oracle licensing partners, we provide independent, up-to-date, and reliable information based on the latest Oracle licensing policies.

Audit Risk Assessment

Oracle audits can be a painful experience if your estate isn't compliant. Therefore, we provide an audit risk assessment with a top-level review of your existing licensing environment. We analyse where the risks, density and maturity of your Oracle licensing estate are and create a report to outline concerns and problem areas within the estate. As a result, this report will help to mitigate the risk if you were to be audited by Oracle.

SAM Services

We carry out an internal review of your software to ensure you are compliant with your Oracle licensing requirements. Organisations find it difficult to manage their software licenses... DSP creates a plan that simplifies the licensing estate which consequently, allows your IT department to be able to budget for the next financial year and ensures that the organisation is up to date with licenses and not at risk of legal liabilities.

Oracle Licensing in Public Cloud

Public cloud offerings such as Oracle Cloud, Azure or AWS could affect your Oracle licensing. Companies are increasingly seeing Oracle Licensing as a main 'trigger' to migrate to the cloud. Our specialists can help you understand your licensing options in the cloud.

Workshops: Oracle Licensing Training

We offer unique training focused on Oracle licensing. It is available to everyone, no matter the level of ability. This is an excellent opportunity to gain sought-after knowledge from our experts which can then be used to organise and control your Oracle licensing.

Oracle Licensing Purchasing Support

Capitalise on our 25-year relationship with Oracle and utilise our expertise when buying Oracle licenses. We'll ensure you remain compliant and cost-efficient. You can expect independent support through the entire licensing journey. 

Oracle Licensing mistakes DSP can help you avoid

  • Use of Virtualisation software and Hardware Partitioning: Is your partitioning techniques, either at a Hardware level or at a Hypervisor, recognised by Oracle as a valid way of pinning resources?
  • Use of Enterprise Edition Options or Management Packs: If these are in use, are they correctly licensed, do they match the database licenses for the server in question?
  • Database Edition: Use of Enterprise Edition is key as this mandates that all cores in servers count towards licensing, whereas Standard Editions just count occupied sockets.
  • Matching support levels: Oracle insist under their policies and terms that you must match support levels to be compliant. You cannot have some licenses in active support and licenses in the same product set where it has lapsed or been cancelled.
  • Know your definitions of users: Oracle counts both human and non-human users. It is licensed on specifically named individuals or non-human interfaces e.g. 3 different shifts with 10 different named employees on each, would require 30 licenses.

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“Allianz Technology Services UK use the services of DSP to complement in-house sourcing and SAM personnel to increase our knowledge of Oracle licensing rules, as well as to mitigate against non-compliance risks relating to Oracle. They’re easy to work with, their services are comprehensive and we derive good value from the relationship.”

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“DSP has supported us with their License Advisory Service to mitigate any non-compliance risk and to help define and deliver on our Cloud migration strategies. I would not hesitate to recommend DSP to any Oracle customer if they are considering their services.”

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"Selecting a company like DSP is the best option as you receive a tailored database service. Generalists are not focused on the aspects required.”

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"We live and breathe this every day but it was really impressive how quickly DSP got on board with our systems and processes in order to start delivering results from the outset."

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"Our relationship now is so much more than just client-and-supplier; it is a genuine partnership. It’s more valuable to us as it means we grow and develop as an organisation while working with DSP."

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