When Outsourcing, Know The Limits of Your Software Licenses (July 2002)

July, 2002


The decision to outsource requires careful review of the terms of the applicable software licenses. Likewise, whenever negotiating a new software license, you should seek appropriate terms to accommodate your outsourcing plans. If some or all IT operations may be outsourced at some point, the terms should be established with the vendor at the time the contract is being negotiated.