THE ORIGINA BLOG

Security Patches: The Whole Strategy or Only Part of It?
A Peek Behind the Curtain at an IBM Software Contract

A Peek Behind the Curtain at an IBM Software Contract

IBM® software contracts lock businesses into long-term deals, but do they always have what's best in mind for the client?

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The IBM and HCL deal – and What it Means for Software Support

The IBM and HCL deal – and What it Means for Software Support

IBM® sold seven legacy applications to HCL, transferring software support along with it. How does this impact companies?

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IBM/HCL - What Happens Now?

IBM/HCL - What Happens Now?

On Tuesday 28th of May, Origina's CEO, Tomas O'Leary and Martin Thompson from the ITAM Review hosted a webinar in relation to IBM selling a large proportion of their legacy software portfolio to HCL.

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What Will I Lose/Gain by Choosing Third-Party IBM Software Support?

What Will I Lose/Gain by Choosing Third-Party IBM Software Support?

A lower cost third party IBM software support provider must have to cut corners somewhere. Or do they?

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Maintenance Fees as a Disruptive Force

Maintenance Fees as a Disruptive Force

Software support and maintenance fees are one of 8 disruptive forces needed to be managed to avoid a huge rise in IT Asset costs according to Gartner.

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Software Contracts - This is What Stockholm Syndrome Feels Like!

Software Contracts - This is What Stockholm Syndrome Feels Like!

Businesses are suffering, conditioned by software contracts vendors to believe they have absolutely no choice but to accept audits, annual charge uplifts.

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How to Reduce IBM Support Costs Using Third-Party Support

How to Reduce IBM Support Costs Using Third-Party Support

Although IT budgets have been increasingly over the past few years, CIOs are expected to make that cash stretch further than ever before.

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5 Reasons Why IBM Clients Switch to Origina

5 Reasons Why IBM Clients Switch to Origina

A big part of what we advocate for Origina is the promotion of choice by campaigning against lock-in practices that dominate the software industry. Read our blog to learn why clients switch to Origina.

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5 BS 'Facts' About Software Audits Every Thinks Are True
In the Era of Big Data, Everything Matters – Including IBM Legacy Support

In the Era of Big Data, Everything Matters – Including IBM Legacy Support

When business agility, data transformation and quality of customer service rely on speed, you need a support partner who can respond quickly.

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Origina Earns Approval from Global Industry Analysts

Origina Earns Approval from Global Industry Analysts

Delighted to hear Forrester name check our benefits, highlighting our savings of up to 50% on OEM contracts.

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