Software publishers tend to audit the customers they believe are most far out of license compliance. It is just another line of business for software publishing companies and the return on investment is quite high. But it is not a level playing field for all involved, as software license metrics have become very complex. Mandatory
Reaching the end of an agreement
Subscription licensing is a hot topic within the SAM (software asset management) world at the moment, with a number of organisations dipping their toes into the unknown waters of non-perpetual licensing.
License renewal requires a clear licensing strategy for now and for the future - some fine insights into vendor license negotiation