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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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Articles

Get to grips with unmanaged cloud spend

This article is the first of a four part series by AJ Witt of ITAM Review and Josh Brazee of Aspera. The series explores concepts & practical advice for managing Cloud deployments to minimise cost and risk whilst maximising value.  Part One – (This article) provides an overview of the cloud market  to be followed by Part […]

BANES Council forced to pay their Microsoft tax – or are they?

A recent report from Bath & North East Somerset (BANES) council gives some great insight into the world of local authorities, infrastructure, technical debt, and Microsoft licensing. What’s happening? Relating to a decision taken on March 26th, 2019, the council report “IT Asset & License Refresh Programme 2019/2020” points out that January 2020 sees the […]

Building confidence in your License Entitlement

A recent thread on our Forum opened a discussion around what constitutes a proof of license entitlement. This article explores that discussion in more detail, providing practical tips for recording entitlements in your SAM system in order to generate Effective License Positions (ELPs) and be able to respond confidently & calmly to audit requests. What […]

Research

2019 Salary and Skills Survey

How does your salary compare to your ITAM industry peers? How big is your team and the resources available to you compared to others in the industry? Do you have the right skillset to equip you for the future? Your feedback is required! Please participate in our ITAM Review community survey into salaries, skills, resources […]

Salesforce License Optimisation – Market Guide

Our latest Market Guide looks at options for Salesforce License Optimisation. It seems like only yesterday, but Salesforce is 20 years old this year. 20 years ago they set out on a mission to be a huge disruptor of the application software industry and it is safe to say that they have succeeded. They created […]

ITAM Process Automation Tools – Market Guide

January’s Market Guide looks at tools for ITAM Process Automation. As our roles as IT Asset Managers mature there is a need to deal efficiently with day-to-day operational demands on our time, and automation is a way of doing this whilst still retaining oversight & control. For many organisations, ITAM Process Automation will be an […]

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