Leading organizations are re-evaluating their choice of database technology following Microsoft’s change from socket to core-based pricing. Absent a price advantage, the latest release of Microsoft SQL Server simply can’t compare to the superiority of Oracle Database technology.
If core-based pricing and higher IT costs are on your horizon*, join Method 180, and Oracle on March 26 for a view at the top.
You’ll discover how clients who run the world's #1 database achieve higher performance and gain business benefit from:
Join us March 26 at Seattle’s Space Needle as we outline the advantages only Oracle Database offers.
*And to help cheer you up, we’ll be joined by some of the Seattle Sea Gals for a picture taking session.
Valet parking provided for your convenience.
Mike Austin Method 180
Mike Austin leads the delivery team at Method 180. Mike brings more than 15 years of Microsoft licensing experience to his clients’ projects. He assists companies, from Fortune 500 to organizations with as few as 500 employees, with negotiations of Microsoft Enterprise Agreements (EA), Premier Support Contracts and Select Agreements. He has a vast amount of experience across multiple industries including: financial services, high tech, manufacturing, media, health care, government and retail. In addition to helping negotiate contracts he assists clients with creating and implementing software asset management processes to prevent over-purchasing of licenses and ensures terms and conditions reflect actual usage.
Previously Mike was employed by Microsoft for more than 8 years, where he:
Mike can be reached at:
PH: 905-854-0222 ext 701
Tom KopecSenior Technical Account Manager, Oracle
As a member of the Oracle VAD Alliance team, Tom focuses on the technical aspects of the distributor and partner relationships. This includes presales activities, trainings, and running point between the Partner and Oracle Engineering teams. Prior to entering the software industry, Tom was employed by US West for 12 years as a Systems Programmer and Application Developer. After leaving US West, Tom worked for Informix, Unidata, Knowledgeware and Pansophic Systems. Tom has been in the software industry for the last 27 years focusing on sales and marketing of Database/Application Development technologies. The last 16 years Tom has supported Oracle’s technology offerings in the channel.
Tom is a Denver native and is a Parrott Head!