Get Insights Into
Reducing Software Costs & Governing License Compliance

Event Highlights

Discover how to master the complexities of software license compliance while efficiently saving software costs. Get answers to your pressing questions on the licensing challenges of key software vendors by experts from Rythium Technologies.

Seminar Topics

  • Compliance Issues in Software Licensing
    (with focus on Oracle, Microsoft, IBM, RedHat, Adobe)
  • Focused session on Oracle License Audits & Cost Reduction
  • Mega Vendor Contract Negotiations

For Whom?

Chief Information Officers

Uncover cost-saving strategies for your software licenses while guaranteeing they align with your business needs. Plus, learn how to prepare for and navigate audits from major software vendors.


Procurement Officers

Poor license management can lead to overspending. Get insights on how to negotiate better deals with the mega software vendors, reduce risks of non-compliance and avoid potential penalties.


IT Finance Teams

Software licenses are a significant investment. Get insights to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of different software options based on licensing models and usage patterns. Learn how to reduce software costs.




Hear from a senior colleague about the potential risks associated with improper licensing, including compliance issues, wasted resources, and security vulnerabilities. Also get to understand how the best practices have helped benefit from reduced software costs and lower future risks.

Current Audit Challenges

Get to hear the current license management challenges with the Mega Vendors – Oracle, Microsoft, IBM, Adobe, Red Hat and VMware. Also understand the services available to manage your software inventory and compliance all year around, be always audit ready and reduce software costs.

Oracle LMS

Listen to the world’s best Oracle license management expert on how to manage Oracle license audits, optimize Oracle license deployment to remain compliant and reduce costs. Challenges with Oracle Database, Java, Middleware and EBS licensing, ULAs and Oracle contracts will be discussed.

Mega Vendor Negotiations

Feeling like a pawn in mega-vendor IT negotiations? Listen to the leading procurement and contracts expert on how to deal with the IT Mega Vendors and negotiate optimal deals, saving your company money, and secure more flexible terms and conditions to reduce future exposures.


Sheshagiri Anegondi (Sheshu)

Sheshagiri is, the Managing Partner & Principle Licensing Advisor at Rythium Technologies.

Prior to this, he was a Vice-President in Oracle Corporation.

Sheshagiri helps companies reduce Software License & Support costs through deployment optimization and risk management in software license compliance audits.


Anil Nahata

Anil co-Founded Rythium with a vision to bring to customers best in class IT Asset Management and Software License Compliance Management products and services.

Prior to this he was in Reliance Infocomm heading their Towers infrastructure business and was also their group Chief Procurement officer. Anil is an expert in commercial and contract negotiations.



August 8


7:30am – 9:15 am

Welcome & Breakfast

9:30 am – 11:30 am


11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Networking + Q&A


Kofisi Square, Riverside Drive, Nairobi