Oracle license management is a complex and often emotional topic, especially if you have been on the wrong side of Oracle’s famously aggressive audit. However, the good news is that Explorer provides an extremely valuable service to Oracle customers, providing protection and expert advice, ensuring all non-compliance exposures are mitigated, and your organisation pivots to a “value” based conversation with Oracle rather than a compliance one.

It all starts with effective and continual discovery of what Oracle software is deployed. The rest comes down to expertise, domain knowledge and effective communication with the correct parties inside Oracle. To book a demonstration of Explorer’s discovery and reporting tools for Oracle Audits, complete the form.

Our Software Asset Management services are discrete consultancy engagements where we provide independent discovery, assessment and reporting for your Oracle workloads. Often, customers evolve this engagement to extend into continual lifecycle management with the added benefit of having a partner negotiate with Oracle on your behalf for new contractual requirements such as Cloud adoption.

Explorer can provide the following services for our customers: 

   1 Unlimited License Agreement (ULA) sizing, contracting and declaration support
   2 Complex contract negotiation such as novation’s involving mergers & acquisitions

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   4 Oracle License Audit pre-assessment
   5 Continual Software Asset Management
   6 Oracle License Training
   7 Oracle Cloud sizing and BYOL modelling

Explorer has a long history of providing best value licenses to our customers; providing complimentary services and guaranteeing compliance. Disparate architectures, virtualisation, Cloud and constant changes to Oracle’s licensing policies mean that Explorer’s License Advisory Services are essential for any organisation using Oracle technology and has proven to save our customers millions of pounds!

To do this, we follow our time proven methodology to analyse what you need, what you own and what you’re using (with the latter two not always being the same!):


Explorer is part of Oracle’s JPE Programme in the UK. Meaning we are among a small selection of organisations certified by Oracle LMS (License Management Services) to provide authoritative advice on licensing.

Many customers can unintentionally put themselves into non-compliant situations when re-architecting, especially when using virtualisation or Cloud platforms like AWS & Azure. If you feel at risk and would like to discuss our License Advisory Services further, please get in touch.

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