News, Reviews and Resources for ITAM, SAM and Software Licensing Professionals.

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    Event Listing: ITAM Review Events, 27th-29th January, New York, USA

    // Nov 13th, 2014

    We are very pleased to announce our first events in the USA. Please reserve these dates in your diary; further details will follow over the coming weeks. USA readers represent our largest audience, so we’re keen to come and meet you in January 2015 with three specialist ITAM events. The content and focus of these [...]

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    92% of customers say that Oracle does not clearly communicate licensing changes

    // Nov 3rd, 2014

    Campaign for Clear Licensing White Paper: “Key risks in managing Oracle Licensing” The Campaign for Clear Licensing (CCL) has today announced the publication of its first major review into Oracle’s licensing and auditing practices. The report Key Risks in Managing Oracle Licensing, states that Oracle’s approach to licensing and auditing has resulted in customer relationships that are [...]

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    Oracle Licensing can be tough, so let’s lighten the mood!

    // Oct 22nd, 2014

    Oracle licensing can be a heavy subject! We are all aware that Oracle licensing proves to be one of the most complex and hard to understand licensing structures out there. It is one of the most talked about issues with SAM and licensing professionals, with everyone having their own story on struggles with Oracle. Whilst [...]

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    Event Listing: Oracle Seminar, 21st November, London

    // Sep 22nd, 2014

    Managing the complexity of your Oracle Licensing Agreements Introduction Oracle licensing is one of the greatest software investments you are likely to make – yet ITAM Review readers tell us Oracle is where you often experience mind-bending license complexity and the harshest of compliance risks. We believe Oracle cannot have sustainable customer relationships based on [...]

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    Event Listing: ITAM Tools Day, 18th November 2014, London

    // Jul 31st, 2014

    We are very pleased to announce our very first event! In a nutshell: If you’re actively searching for a new SAM solution or contemplating changing your current tool in the near future, then this event is one not to miss. See six leading vendors all in one place and network with peers. The ITAM Review European [...]

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  • Adobe Licensing

    Adobe Licensing Quick Guide 2014

    // Jul 8th, 2014

    This Quick Guide is available in PDF format – simply subscribe to our free newsletter to receive a free copy instantly.  Adobe has made a number of changes to its licensing structures over the past year. The aim of this quick guide is to provide insight into Adobe’s new licensing model. The guide will not [...]

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IT Asset Management

Verifying Asset Accuracy

// Nov 24th, 2014
A reader writes: “What is the industry standard way of calculating ITAM accuracy?” I’m not sure about the ‘industry standard’ way, but I’ll share techniques I’ve used in the past,... 
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Software Asset Management

Advanced License Optimization : Go Beyond Compliance for Maximum Cost Savings

// Nov 24th, 2014
Bernhard Boehler, Aspera By Bernhard Boehler, Co-founder & CEO, Aspera Technologies Inc. Introduction If you are going to do Software Asset Management (SAM), why stop at license compliance?... 
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Podcasts

Podcast Episode 5: Trends in Oracle License Management

// Nov 4th, 2014
In the run up to our Oracle Seminar on the 21st November, we discuss the current activity around Oracle Licensing and audits, trends in services around Oracle and the future of Oracle in the... 
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    Software Licensing

    Advanced License Optimization : Go Beyond Compliance for Maximum Cost Savings

    // Nov 24th, 2014
    Bernhard Boehler, Aspera By Bernhard Boehler, Co-founder & CEO, Aspera Technologies Inc. Introduction If you are going to do Software Asset Management (SAM), why stop at license compliance?... 
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    Events

    New York Events: Call for Speakers

    // Nov 27th, 2014
    Interested in speaking at one of our New York events? Read on! The ITAM Review is compiling a roster of ITAM & SAM experts and industry insiders for three days of fantastic events to take... 
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    Tools Intelligence

    Picking the right Software Asset Management tool (Part 1 of 2)

    // Oct 22nd, 2014
    The time has come for your organisation to get a SAM tool. You’ve decided to buy into the idea of software asset management and you want to manage and utilise your software licenses better.... 
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