Richard Cookson Content Writer

Richard Cookson | Content Writer

Richard Cookson is a content writer for XTIVIA with a background in copy editing, journalism, and business reporting. With a knack for IT research and software analysis, Cookson creates detailed and simplified technical content for the XTIVIA and Virtual-DBA websites. His attention to detail and grammar allows him to deliver concise and educational pieces with every comma in the right place.

Richard Cookson
Content Writer

Richard Cookson is a content writer for XTIVIA with a background in copy editing, journalism, and business reporting. With a knack for IT research and software analysis, Cookson creates detailed and simplified technical content for the XTIVIA and Virtual-DBA websites. His attention to detail and grammar allows him to deliver concise and educational pieces with every comma in the right place.

The Differences Between Perpetual and Subscription Licenses

Software licensing models have had a drastic change over the last decade; specifically, we’ve seen a massive transition from perpetual licensing models to subscription licensing models. Two years ago, Gartner estimated that roughly 80% of software licenses would... read more

Top Ten Benefits of Cloud Technology

By leveraging cloud technology, your business doesn’t just modernize; it takes the next step toward enduring success in the digital age. From your internal operations for employee satisfaction and productivity to customer satisfaction and external reach, the... read more

Five Important Types of Software Licensing

We’ve discussed how the COVID-19 pandemic affected IT environments, particularly the effect it’s had on software licensing. Understanding the intricacies of your licenses is vital right now, and having an overarching knowledge of what they are can help you... read more

Introducing Brazil’s General Law for the Protection of Personal Data

The field of data privacy is getting another installation of data protection laws with the introduction of Brazil’s General Law for the Protection of Personal Data — in Portuguese, Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados (LGPD), Law No. 13.709/2018. The LGPD follows... read more

Snowflake and the Future of Data Warehousing

The future of data warehousing has been a popular topic in IT conversations. The outright evolution in technology has seen a recession from on-premise servers and expensive hardware to cloud-based infrastructure devoid of complicated installations. In other words, the... read more

Benefits of Salesforce and Epicor Integrations

Integration solutions between Salesforce and Epicor can be revolutionary for any company wanting a comprehensive solution between their ERP and CRM platforms. The benefits extend beyond improving internal communications and customer relations, and in most cases,... read more