Licensing Compliance – Understanding Your Oracle Licensing On AWS - Apps Associates

Understanding Your Licensing

This is the first webinar as part of a three part series.  Mihir Patel, VP Cloud Infrastructure, Apps Associates and Michael Sit, Sr. Partner Development Specialist, Oracle Applications, AWS will walk you through:

  • Managing Your Oracle Investment
    • Oracle licensing models
    • Oracle licensing on AWS with a like-for-like design optimization
  • Understanding Oracle Licensing on AWS
    • Entitlements- profile current supported licenses, review and analyze contract terms and conditions, and understand what you own and what you are entitled to use
    • Infrastructure – collect and consolidate server data, know your architecture, software discovery, what has been installed
    • Data Analysis – map entitlements to infrastructure to identify potential gaps or surpluses, validate usage, true up, baseline established

Who Should Attend:

This is geared towards managers responsible for Oracle License compliance.

What You Will Learn:

  • What motivates vendors to plant a seed of doubt around cloud licensing
  • The misconceptions and misinformation about Oracle licensing and support in a 3rd party cloud
  • How to ensure that applications are deployed according to the specifications agreed upon with Oracle
  • What to look for in your contracts before moving to the cloud
  • The most common myths faced by Oracle Customers when considering AWS
    • It’s Too Difficult to Navigate License Compliance
    • It’s Not Feasible to Move Oracle Applications to the Cloud
    • Cybersecurity Concerns Outrank Cloud Benefits
    • My Company Can’t Afford Cloud Migration (Cost Management Is Difficult)
    • Oracle Applications Users Have Limited Cloud Options

Get Answer to Your Questions Around Oracle Licensing:

Can I run Oracle on AWS and remain compliant? YES
Will Oracle provide support? YES
Are companies all over the world running Oracle on AWS? YES
  • Can I build a roadmap allowing me to:
    1. leverage cloud-native services while remaining compliant?
    2. assess and plan future state (6 R’s)
Is Oracle really 2X more expensive running on AWS compared to Oracle cloud? NO


Speakers Profile:

Mihir Patel
Mihir Patel, Vice President, Apps Associates LLC

Mihir Patel is the VP, Cloud Architecture at Apps Associates. He is a seasoned IT Executive with a record of engineering cloud IAAS and PAAS solutions and expertise in driving change and transformation. Mihir has extensive experience in enterprise cloud architecture, cloud adoption, Oracle license optimization, implementing ERP solutions and optimizing complex technology environments

Michael Sit
Michael Sit, Sr. Partner Development Specialist – Oracle Applications, AWS

Michael is a Partner Development Specialist at AWS focusing on Oracle workloads. He is responsible to support customers and partners on their Oracle migration journey to AWS. Previously, Michael worked at Oracle for 21 years and was an Oracle customer for 9 years prior to accepting that position.

Oracle Validation Assessment


Did You Know?

With 350+ Oracle migrations to the public cloud, Apps Associates has built a formative team that understands the full range of complexity when planning, migrating, integrating, and managing your technology stack in the cloud. We’ll work closely with you to maximize your investment and optimize utilization, so you can focus on accelerating growth within your business.

This webinar will be followed up with:

Webinar II: Is it Possible? Assessing the Technical Feasibility of Oracle Applications on AWS
Webinar III: A Customer Perspective; Oracle Migration to AWS

About Apps Associates:

Apps Associates is an enterprise application services leader with a customer-first focus. Apps Associates has more than two decades of experience helping organizations innovate through digital transformation initiatives. Customers such as Brooks Automation, Hologic Inc., Edwards Vacuum, and Take Two Interactive Software turn to Apps Associates for strategic counsel, system integration and the services required to solve their most complex business challenges – utilizing experience in analytics, application modernization, process automation, digital systems, technology and operations. To learn more about how Apps Associates can help you align your business with the right technology, visit:, or follow Apps Associates on social media on Twitter and LinkedIn