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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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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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Outsource ITAM or keep in-house?

When should you outsource ITAM to a third party? When does it make more sense to keep resources in house? This article is in response to an ITAM Review reader question as follows (edited for brevity): “I’ve recently become the ITAM Leader at <Company>. Where I’m needing help is around a few key topics my […]

Challenging Vendor Audit Costs

Our organisation has recently gone through a lot of change – we have been bought out by a much larger organisation and are now a division that is being incorporated into a large, enterprise organisation. Whilst this is an exciting time for us, it has also been extremely challenging. The parent company are going through […]

Introducing Rich Gibbons, Licensing Analyst

We are very pleased to welcome Rich Gibbons to The ITAM Review team as our new Licensing Analyst. Rich Gibbons ‘Rich has almost 14 years’ experience in the world of IT and software licensing, having been both a software sales manager for a VAR and a Microsoft licensing endorsed trainer. A Northerner renowned for his shirts, Rich […]

Research

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 […]

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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