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Microsoft is the most aggressive vendor when it comes to software audits as 49% of enterprises have experienced one from the software giant over the last three years, according to the Flexera State of ITAM report. 

Software audits are where a customer is audited for license compliance.

The survey, which targeted enterprises with more than 1,000 employees, found that 28% of 461 respondents had a software audit from Oracle over the last three years with IBM at 27% and VMware at 25%, said Flexera.

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Overall, a third of companies paid more than $500,000 last year due to software audits with 10% paying more than $5 million. According to Flexera’s report, software asset management teams are struggling to monitor usage of SaaS, cloud and containers. 

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Other key items:

  • 69% of respondents said the top initiative is to optimize and save on software spend;
  • 52% said the focus on savings will increase
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KEY POINTS

  • Joe Biden’s campaign has accused Facebook of not enforcing its guidelines in order to avoid removing misinformation from Donald Trump and his campaign
  • Facebook’s policies purportedly ban such posts, but the content has remained up with only a warning attached.
  • Twitter has taken a more proactive stance, hiding misinformation, suspending even prominent sources and banning political ads altogether

Facebook is under fire again, accused of not following its own rules mandating the removal of misinformation.

Those policies,  if enforced, would place the social media giant on a collision course with Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.  Facebook rarely removes misinformation posted by Trump or his campaign, but Twitter has shown a willingness for more aggressive action.

In a scathing letter acquired by Axios, Joe Biden’s campaign manager Jen O’Malley Dillon said that Facebook has consistently declined to take action against content such as this video from Donald Trump Jr. The

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