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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.

What We Do

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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Whose responsibility is it to save costs in the Cloud?

  In the lead up to our Australia Conference 2018, owner  & founder of The ITAM Review – Martin Thompson, posed the following question to our Conference Sponsors experts: ‘Whose responsibility is it to save costs in the Cloud?’ Here are their responses:     Daniel Galecki, Senior Product Manager, Flexera Simple question, but the […]

Shortcuts to SAM Immaturity

This article was prompted by a discussion with an ITAM Review reader, asking how they should maximise the value of an expensive tool deployment that wasn’t, as yet, delivering results.ITAM tools can be seen as a magic bullet for software asset management – buy the tool, install the agents, all good to go, right? This […]

The ITAM Review 2018 Excellence Awards – Shortlist Announced

We’re back for our fourth year of The ITAM Review Excellence Awards! We’re thrilled to announce that we received over 100 nominations from 17 countries worldwide in this years awards. Building on the success of our 2015, 2016 & 2017 awards, our quest continues to shine a light on innovation and excellence in the ITAM market: “The […]


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 […]

Call for participants – ITAM Review researches the growing SaaS Management Market

SaaS Management is the process by which ITAM techniques are used to discover, track, control, and optimise subscriptions made to Software-as-a-Service applications. Most ITAM tool providers have included some functionality to do this for a number of years, typically focused on enterprise SaaS applications such as Salesforce or Office 365. However, with tens of thousands […]

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