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ZDNet: License Management Still a Big Business

May 02, 2005, 23:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dana Blankenhorn)

"Even with the danger of the SCO case fading, license management is proving to be a vital niche in the open source universe. Proof comes with today's announcement that former Sun chief marketing and strategy officer Mark Tolliver is the new CEO of Palamida, a license compliance service. (The picture is courtesy the University of Illinois, from which Tolliver graduated in 1973.)

"Palamida charges corporate IT shops $50-250,000 per year to track the legal status of their code, based on a spidered database. The company calls this 'automated software intellectual property (IP) management and compliance...'"

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