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

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    Enterprise Opinions Cup – Call for Drivers

    // Apr 16th, 2015

    Do you consider yourself as a frustrated Lewis Hamilton, or are you more like Maureen from Driving School? Do you like the thrill of speed, the competitive nature of racing and the smell of burning rubber? Let’s face it, it’s more likely that we’ll be like Maureen from Driving School. We are, after all, ITAM […]

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    Empire State of Mind?

    // Apr 7th, 2015

    Spare us six minutes and we’ll put you in a Empire State of Mind – and also give you a great earworm to start your week! David, Glenn and I provide a preview of our upcoming events in New York in May (With apologies to Jay-Z and Alicia Keys) Martin ThompsonMartin is owner and founder […]

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  • SAP

    SAP License and User Management Group Test – The Results

    // Apr 7th, 2015

    Need further help with your SAP environment? The ITAM Review are holding a series of seminars on SAP licensing in Europe and North America through 2015. For more information on these and other seminars and workshops visit our Events Page.   Overview – SAP License and User Management Group Test Managing SAP licenses and users are one of […]

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    Mark Bartrick, Forrester Research, on SAP Licensing and Audits

    // Mar 17th, 2015

    In this video Mark Bartrick, Principal Consultant at Forrester Research, provides a preview of his session at the ITAM Review IBM and SAP Seminar. Mark covers what he is seeing in the market, how Forrester typically helps clients and a preview of his seminar sessions. Mark will be presenting at both our London and New […]

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    SAM Tool Buyers Guide

    // Feb 28th, 2015

    This SAM Tool Buyers Guide highlights some of the key requirements and competitive differentiators to consider when selecting and buying Software Asset Management (SAM) tools. This guide is available in PDF format, subscribe to our newsletter to download it.  I have also included a section on the trends that are driving interest in SAM and some […]

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    Event Listing: IBM and SAP Seminar, 14th May (New York)

    // Feb 23rd, 2015

    Building on our Oracle seminars, we’re pleased to continue our series of seminars on IBM and SAP licensing and audit defence with a stop in New York. This seminar will cover the key issues of IBM and SAP licensing and will include expert industry speakers, interactive workshops and the chance to network with like-minded peers who […]

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IT Asset Management

Secret Diary of an IT Manager – The Importance of Managing Hardware Assets

// Mar 24th, 2015
We recently spoke about free ITAM tools, gathering all of our software licenses and starting physical software audits. That was back in October, and 5 months on we are making good progress with... 
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Software Asset Management

Study shows Crystal Reports, Visual Studio, AutoCad, Project and Visio most likely to be unused

// Apr 7th, 2015
As SAM pros we all hear about the value of identifying unused software. A recent study from 1E has examined the applications most likely to be unused in an organisation. The study is available... 
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Podcasts

Podcast Episode 8: The Oracle Negotiation Grey Zone

// Jan 15th, 2015
Ahead of our Oracle Seminar in New York later this month Martin Thompson talks with guests about the grey zone of Oracle negotiation, cloud options with Oracle and copyright principles and... 
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Software Licensing

Adobe quietly removes Adobe Acrobat XI from the price list

// Apr 15th, 2015
Adobe has recently (not) announced that Adobe Acrobat XI is no longer available on the CLP price list. Instead, they have released a new version that is called ‘Acrobat DC’. Adobe Channel... 
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Events

How IBM customers get caught out with licensing

// Apr 13th, 2015
Eric Chiu of HW Fisher tells us how IBM customers get caught out with IBM licensing and audits, the recent changes to IBM’s passport advantage impacting customers and a preview of his... 
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Tools Intelligence

SAM Tool Buyers Guide

// Feb 28th, 2015
This SAM Tool Buyers Guide highlights some of the key requirements and competitive differentiators to consider when selecting and buying Software Asset Management (SAM) tools. This guide is available... 
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