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Software waste costs US and UK $34 billion, says report

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"The current tally of software waste costs US companies $247 per user, or $28 billion, according to a study by 1E, which makes application management tools.

Software waste is defined as an application that is deployed to a desktop but not used. 1E's software usage and waste report is based on 149 companies, 16 industries and 4.6 million users. 1E's report ignores licence types and includes cloud subscriptions to focus on usage.

If you include UK companies with the US, the software waste total hits $34 billion. Of 35 applications tracked, 1E found the following were most prone to software waste.”

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NCC Weekly News Update 13 September 2016 



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