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Enterprise Apps Today – November 2015
Database Journal – November 2015
Database Journal – November 2015
InfoWorld – November 2015
Information Management – November 2015
CRN – June 2015
Enterprise Apps Today – October 2014
Enterprise Apps Today – July 2014
Information Week – April 2014
Entrepreneur – April 2014
Press Release – January 2014
Tech Target – December 2013
Tech Republic – October 2013
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Baseline – May 2013
FSO – January 2013
Tech Target – November 2012
ISM – November 2012
Database Journal – August 9, 2012
ED TECH – July 6, 2012
Nextgov – April 03, 2012
CRN – March 13, 2012
ITAK News – 2011
Are Software Discounts a Bargain
ITAK News – 2011
IT Insider – August 18, 2011
SC Magazine – August 02, 2011
eSecurity Planet – July 24, 2011
Information Management – June 30, 2011
Search Security Channel – June 2, 2011
Computer World – May 20, 2011
Tech News World – May 16, 2011
Search Oracle – April 19, 2011
CIO Magazine – April 16, 2011
Computer World – March 24, 2011
Database Journal – March 21, 2011
CIO Update – December 01, 2010
CFO – November 15, 2010
InfoWorld – September 07, 2010
Cloud Computing Journal’s – August 11, 2010
Enterprise Systems – August 03, 2010
BusinessWeek – April 28, 2010
ComputerWorld – April 02, 2010
In multi-core era, per-socket pricing faces challenges
Analysts wonder how long scheme can last as x86 processors hit 12, 16 and more cores
The ITAM Review – March 16, 2010
IT Business Edge – March 12, 2010
Processor – January 14, 2010
PC World – October 08, 2009
Federal Computer Week – September 21, 2009
PC World – September 18, 2009
CIO – September 18, 2009
APP.com – August 23, 2009
CIO Update – August 12, 2009
CIO Magazine – July 17, 2009
ChannelWeb – June 11, 2009
IDG News Service – June 9, 2009
ChannelWeb – April 21, 2009
CIO Magazine – May 5, 2009
ComputerWorld – May 4, 2009
ComputerWorld – April 23, 2009
Network World – April 13, 2009
Search IT Channel – March 13, 2009
USA Today – March 12, 2009
Smart Enterprise – January 30, 2009
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ITAM Review – January 15, 2008
Network World – December 22, 2008
Channel Insider – December 19, 2008
Oracle Gets Flexible to Off Set Recession Pressure
Oracle, the world’s second-largest software company, reports its first quarterly loss in three years. Solution providers say the vendor is getting more flexible and creative in deals with partners and customers to keep sales steady
ComputerWorld – December 15, 2008
Economy Offering Opportunities for Cutting Software Costs
The global recession isnï¿½t helping IT budgets. But it provides users with an opportunities to gain a pricing edge on their software vendors.
Entrepreneur Magazine – November 2008
All Well and Good. A healthy workplace means keeping your employeesï¿½ minds and bodies happy
Miro Consultingï¿½s CEO & Founder Scott D. Rosenberg talked about how the company encourages his team to be fit in mind and body.
ComputerWorld – October 1, 2008
Oracle Database Machine: For many, much pricier than first touted
Analysts, competitors say Oracle used overly aggressive assumptions for its pricing
Wall Street Journal – September 30, 2008
Bank Tech News – September 30, 2008
Take Steps to Head Off An IP Audit
Compliance has been an ongoing discourse in the banking sector (and, the financial services industry, in general) since the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. Both a mantra and curse, financial institutions continue to struggle to maintain best practices across all sectors. But few companies understand that SOX is not just about reporting financials correctly, it’s also about attesting that your enterprise is in compliance with copyright, trademark and other intellectual property rights.
ZDNet – September 29, 2008
Software Licensing Agreement Strategies Revealed
Negotiating software licensing pacts with big tech. ZDNet senior editor Sam Diaz talks to Eliot Arlo Colon, president of Miro Consulting, discussing the ins and out of software licensing agreements with companies like Oracle. Colon shares his views on new Web 2.0 software and how businesses can get an edge in the negotiating process.
The IT-Finance Connection – August 8, 2008
CFOs and CIOs Should Work Together on Licensing
Today, the role of the CIO has been elevated to that of executive management. Obviously, expectations for IT are on the rise. Unfortunately, CIOs are frequently set-up to focus on the wrong things and tackling the impossible – anywhere from building on an infrastructure thatï¿½s older than Methuselah to struggling with a shrinking budget against the needs of a growing company. What CIOs should be focusing on is governance, oversight, perception and cost control.
Processor Magazine – August 1, 2008
Software License Compliance (Stay on the Right Side of the Law)
Miro Consulting CEO Scott D. Rosenberg lends his expert opinion on compliance. Rosenberg says that “the key to remaining in compliance is ‘software asset management’.”
Network World – July 28, 2008
SAP, Oracle price hikes open door for license optimization
Miro Consulting President Eliot Colon comments on Oracle licensing rules, the new price list and automated discovery tools.
ComputerWorld – July 1, 2008
Microsoft’s new ‘Select Plus’ a better software license for businesses?
Miro Consulting CEO and Founder Scott D. Rosenberg warns that Select Plus still needs oversight.
CIO Magazine – June 25, 2008
Oracle Posts String, Q4 Full-Year Results
Miro Consulting comment on Oracle licensing and the effect BEA has had.
SearchCIO – May 21, 2008
Software Negotiating Expert Eliot colon, Miro Consulting
SearchCIO’s Senior News Editor Linda Tucci interviews Eliot Colon, president of Miro Consulting, on Oracle licensing and how to configure, negotiate and manage Oracle licensing contracts.
CRN – April 4, 2008
Washington Post – March 31, 2008
Could worry over Oracle earnings mean deals for customers?
Washington Post consultants say market worries over Oracle’s earnings performance might lead to better deals for customer.
CIO Magazine – March 28, 2008
Asbury Park Press – February 13, 2008
Brielle Man Moves Up
The Asbury Park Press runs a news item on Eliot Arlo Colon’s new title and duties as president of Miro Consulting.
The Observer – February 5, 2008
Yahoo’s Yang needs to know where it all went wrong
The Observer quoted Miro Consultingï¿½s CEO and Founder in a story about Microsoft’s overture to Yahoo!.
Network World – February 5, 2008
Consultant: How to Deal with Oracle licensing
Network World ran a feature story on Miro Consulting’s webinar on Smarter Oracle Licensing.
CRN – January 28, 2008
Microsoft Tests Partners’ Licensing Knowledge
CRN quotes CEO Scott Rosenberg on Microsoftï¿½s new software licensing quiz in the article entitled, “Microsoft Tests Partner’s Licensing Knowledge”.
E-Commerce Times – January 18, 2008
Five Steps to Compliance: Avoiding the Pitfalls of Software Licensing
Miro Consultingï¿½s CEO Scott Rosenberg discusses enterprise software licensing and measures to ensure compliancy.
Bloomberg – December 19, 2007
Oracle Fees for Software Upgrades May Limit Slowdown
GotVMail is one of more than 265 Oracle clients to use Miro Consulting, in Fords, New Jersey, for bargaining advice
Wall Street Journal – November 20, 2007
As Software Firms Merge, Synergy is Elusive
The Wall Street Journal quotes Miro Consultingï¿½s COO Eliot Arlo Colon about how the current M&A amongst software companies affect customers in the article entitled, “As Software Firms Merge, Synergy is Elusive.” Mr. Colon says: “This has left CIOs and information technology departments with less influence in negotiating software discounts because there are fewer vendors to pit against each other at the bargaining table, though customers can also potentially lower maintenance and integration costs by buying more software from a single vendor.”
IT Week – September 17, 2007
Negotiating the Licensing Maze
IT Week interviews Miro Consultingï¿½s COO and Partner Eliot Arlo Colon on why firms need help negotiating licenses.
CRN – August 28, 2007
Partners to Microsoft: Don’t Make Us Licensing Police
CRN quotes Miro Consulting’s Microsoft licensing analyst, in the article “Partners to Microsoft: Don’t Make Us Licensing Police.”
Baseline Magazine – August 15, 2007
8 Secrets to Software Licensing Management Savings
Miro Consultingï¿½s Scott D. Rosenberg is a guest author for Baseline Magazine and writes about “8 Secrets to Software Licensing Management Savings.”
CXO Magazine – April 2007
What you don’t know can cost you millions
Miro Consulting’s CEO Scott Rosenberg addresses how to assess and minimize the cost of software licensing and maintenance in the April 2007 issue of CXO Magazine. Typically, a company’s CEO or CFO is not particularly interested in or knowledgeable about the intricacies of the IT organization. But, there are two reasons the executive management team should at least give it a cursory glance.
ITAK News – March 2007
Billions at Stake in Software Licensing Knowledge Gaps
Billions at Stake in Software Licensing Gaps…In ITAK, the IT Asset Knowledge Magazine, Miro Consulting CEO Scott Rosenberg talks about how to even the playing field against software giants in the game of compliance.
CRN – December 11, 2006
Channel Will Reap $70B in Vista Business Next Year, Study Says
CRN quotes Miro’s Scott Rosenberg, a Microsoft licensing expert, in the article “Channel Will Reap $70B In Vista Business Next Year, Study Says”
SearchSMB – December 6, 2006
Information is king at the Oracle negotiating table
SearchSMB.com reports on GotVMail Communications LLC’s very positive experience with using Miro Consulting for its Oracle licensing strategy, planning and negotiations. Miro provided GotVMail with the knowledge that shifted the balance of power in favor of GotVMail in negotiating with Oracle.
Inc. 500 – August 21, 2006
Miro Consulting is notified by Inc. Magazine that it is part of the 2006 Inc. 500 list of companies, which represents the nation’s 500 fastest growing private companies. Miro’s ranking is 397. An award ceremony is planned for San Francisco in January, 2007. (Inc. 500)
Deliotte – August 10, 2006
Miro Consulting was recognized and honored at Deloitte’s awards ceremony held at The Sheraton at Woodbridge, Iselin, NJ on August 10, 2006. Deloitte chose Miro Consulting as #15 on their prestigious list of fifty.
New Jersey Business – August 2, 2006
For the second consecutive year, NJBIZ announces Miro Consulting as one of the fifty fastest growing companies in New Jersey.
The New York Times – August 7, 2005
The New York Times Sunday business section ‘Career Couch’, authored by Matt Villano, quotes Miro’s Scott Rosenberg on his views on management.
InfoWorld – February 21, 2005
InfoWorld quotes Miro’s Eliot Colon in the following article “7 Strategies for Highly Effective Buyers”