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8 leading SAM Tools independently reviewed by The ITAM Review

8 leading SAM Tools independently reviewed by The ITAM Review

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GDPR and the implications for ITAM Managers

Imagine this situation in two years-time from now. The ITAM manager for a large organization has been called to a board meeting. There has been a major data breach and a large amount of customer information has been stolen. The penalty for this breach could be as high as 20million Euros. The Directors ask the […]

SAM Managed Service Provider

Driving successful SAM Managed Service Provider relationships

I met with Gerben Vermeulen and Arjen Hamerling of Prof-IT group back in December in Amsterdam. In this video we have a quick chat about driving a successful relationship with SAM Managed Service providers. As independent SAM consultants, Gerben and Arjen are often sat between the customer and the SAM Managed Service provider trying to […]

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Office 365 removes older versions of Office based products

A number of organisations who have already gone through this process may have already experienced this, but for those of you who are thinking about upgrading to Office 365, there is a slight bump in the road that you need to be aware of if you want to run Office 365 with previous versions of […]

Research

The CCL report shares who is the most and least aggressive software vendor when it comes to audits

Average software audit takes 7.13 months and consumes 194.15 hours

Research I’ve just published with The Campaign for Clear Licensing (CCL) reports that the average software audit (according to 170 worldwide ITAM, SAM and Licensing Pros) takes 7.13 months to complete and consumes 194.15 hours of IT department time. See the full report here: http://www.clearlicensing.org/audit-report-nov-2016/ CCL Audit Census Summary Software vendor audits block software market competition […]

Assessment criteria and weighting for the SAM Tools Universe

2016 SAM Tools Universe

I am pleased to announce the publication of our ‘2016 SAM Tools Universe‘ report, an independent assessment of leading SAM tools for large enterprises. It has taken us the best part of eight months to compile the research, sorry for the delay. Starting in February and originally planned for a June 2016 publication, the project […]

Campaign for Clear Licensing

Please help with the CCL Audit Census

Please participate in our Audit Census The purpose of this survey is to investigate current software audit activity. This research revisits themes from our software audit survey back in 2010 when we asked who was auditing most frequently and who was most helpful during the audit process? We also look at the role of the […]

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