When and how to dispose of your shelfware licenses

There is a common “habit” among many companies to pay support fees on software licenses that are not used. This software is called shelfware. Despite not used, these licenses still require annual maintenance fees. Most of the times, end users are not even aware of this and therefore fail to address the possibility of reducing shelfware maintenance costs during negotiations with software vendors. As software maintenance costs typically increase every year, the financial impact of shelfware will steadily increase.

Shelfware is a major issue for many organizations – but how do you avoid falling into the shelfware pitfall? Do you know how and when to dispose of your unused licenses? Read our latest whitepaper to gain insight into shelfware and your options to avoid spending a consistent part of your budget on software licenses you don’t use.