Are you a Microsoft Enterprise license customer? If so you may find Microsoft knocking on your door to help you determined the ROI of your software licenses.
At least that is Microsoft’s explanation.
The 2012 Software Pricing and Licensing Survey by IDC indicates that 51 percent of enterprise customers may be subject to compliance reviews – aka software license audits meant to uncover violations of licensing and in turn elicit additional compensation.
According to a story today in The Register , Microsoft may have set a goal of targeting 30,000 companies to be audited over the next two years.