What is pre-owned software?

Pre-owned software is software that was initially purchased by a user, installed on his computer, and was therefore accounted as an asset on his balance sheet. Since software does not wear out, the value of the software license is not reduced over time. The price is only determined by supply and demand. Nevertheless software often stays unused on the companies? computers. Usually, companies do not even know which valuable licenses are unused only ca. 50% of all german companies regularly check these stocks. Contrary about 30% are over-licensed. Having detected these values, they can be used to the company's advantage.

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