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Hello and thank you for visiting the ITAM Review, an Online Magazine, Forum and Networking Platform for ITAM Professionals.

We are 100% privately owned, vendor and service provider independent and impartial. Our purpose is to provide an independent, unbiased view of the SAM, ITAM and Software Licensing market and to provide a community for everyone in the industry to share their expertise, feedback and opinions of the technology and services in the market for the benefit of others.

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The ITAM Review hosts events, provides education and independently verifies tools and service providers.

As of August 2016 The ITAM Review receives 1.3 million visitors a year.

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We believe everyone in the ITAM market should have their voice heard – from the one-man band consultant to the largest software companies in the world. Contributions are free and most welcome.

The ITAM Review wants to hear from all ITAM practitioners from all countries and backgrounds; the only thing we ask is that it’s not a sales pitch for your products and services – let your expertise do the talking!

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Oracle Verified Tools – Market Guide

Just published is our guide to the small market for Oracle-verified inventory tools. Oracle-verified tools inventory Oracle Database deployments to a level that will satisfy Oracle LMS during an audit. Oracle haven’t verified any new tools for a number of years and market leaders such as Snow are notable in their absence. So, should you […]

Podcast Episode 58: Setting realistic expectations for SAM projects

In this podcast I’m joined by Hugh Skingley of Livingstone Tech and Patrick Phillips of Red Rock, a DXC Technology Company. We discuss setting realistic expectations for SAM projects. Discussion Points:  The Australasian ITAM market Hidden SAM tool costs Outcome focussed SAM Underestimating efforts / Overestimating returns 15-20% SAM ROI vs. 30% Gartner ROI […]

Crypto-currency malware running in your cloud environment

Management and governance of cloud assets is a big, and growing, area for ITAM professionals to tackle. As more assets sit in the cloud, they need managing in more ways than ever before – making it a fantastic opportunity for ITAM to grow as a discipline and an industry. Equally, security is hugely important in […]


State of ITAM survey results, 10 years of ITAM Review

Thank you to everyone that took the time to complete our “State of ITAM” community survey last month. This article shares some of the preliminary results based on the first 150 responses. The survey is still open, so if you wish to share your views please do so here: 10 Years of ITAM Review […]

Community Survey: The state of ITAM

The State of ITAM Community Survey Where does your team report into and where will it report into in the future? What will be the biggest challenges and opportunities for the ITAM department in the next five years? How can the ITAM department increase its profile and serve new areas of the business? We value […]

$250BN annual software maintenance market needs more scrutiny, a strategic opportunity for ITAM

The Campaign for Clear Licensing is pleased to present a new report on the software support and maintenance market. Thank you to everyone in the ITAM Review community who took the time to participate. Download the report here: This research project has been kindly sponsored by Origina. Origina are the “World’s leading, independent, third […]

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