Be prepared for a Quest audit
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Since the early 2000s software audits have proved to be a profitable revenue stream for software publishers. Software vendors’ selection process, tactics, procedures and even timing for software audits have gained a somewhat bad reputation over the years. However, the truth is that they have legal rights to verify if their customers are following the agreed-upon contractual usage terms.
In the following sections we will go through the key points that will help you minimize possible challenges for your organization. We will look at the Most common criteria for audit nominations, the Types of Quest audits and the Audit phases, which will help you understand the problem better. These sections will be followed by a dive into the Most common causes for Quest compliance issues and Best practices, that will help you proactively improve your IT strategy.