Not all Escrow agreements are created equally (Licensors)

In its simplest form, the concept of Escrow is the same whichever provider you choose. 

However, not all Escrow agreements are created equally and the level of standard protection your clients receive can vary significantly between providers as the table below demonstrates.

Why the Recent cyber-attack on the NHS is an Important Lesson for us all

On Friday 12th May 2017 the NHS reported a large scale Cyber security attack, affecting 47 NHS trusts across England and 13 in Scotland, the latest in a string of high-profile cyber-attacks on large organisations

But what about smaller companies which don’t recognise the risks? Undoubtedly, some of these companies have been affected, yet it is only the attacks on well-known organisations which get publicized.

A Single Agreement to Protect all of Your Clients

It’s common practice for organisations to request Escrow as part of contract negotiations when licensing their important software applications. This is because Escrow supports the licence and protects their investment.

Four steps to securing your Escrow deposit

Security is becoming a major concern within many organisations as they set their focus on meeting increasingly strict standards in order to trade more effectively and securely.

Is your Software Escrow provider ISO 27001 certified?

The majority of organisations rely on licenced business critical applications every day.

CRM Systems, Payroll Software, and Stock Management Systems are all examples of business critical applications we use on a daily basis, but what would the impact be to your business if you were unable to access these crucial applications?

Do you have a contingency plan for your business critical applications?

The majority of organisations rely on licenced business critical applications every day.

CRM Systems, Payroll Software, and Stock Management Systems are all examples of business critical applications we use on a daily basis, but what would the impact be to your business if you were unable to access these crucial applications?

“Do I really need to offer Escrow?”

Many of the Software Vendors we speak to are initially hesitant when their clients enquire about including Escrow coverage as part of their service offering.

But, did you know that including Escrow protection as part of your service actually makes you an even more attractive proposition to potential customers?

Business Continuity Planning is now a Board Level decision

Business continuity planning has always been a significant issue for businesses to consider in order to protect against unforeseen circumstances.

You may be familiar with some of the following headlines recognising the rising importance of IT business continuity and how managing that risk is now becoming a board level issue.