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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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Microsoft Product Terms Changes – March 2017, Premium Assurance

Product Terms Premium Assurance The big addition to this month’s Product Terms is the availability of Premium Assurance. What is it? These new offerings are aimed at organisations that need to keep older servers and applications in action for longer than the base support lifecycle. Premium Assurance adds an additional six years of product support […]

SAP restrictive practices rile customers. CCL files complaint with Competition and Markets Authority

This article captures the main discussion points and actions from two Special Interest Group (SIG) meetings regarding SAP Licensing. As a result of the conference calls I have, on behalf of The Campaign for Clear Licensing (CCL) logged a complaint with the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) in the UK regarding SAP Licensing and audit […]

Gamification of Software Asset Management

This may come as a surprise to you, but there are some people that find Software Asset Management and Software Licensing a tedious, dull subject. Not being one of those people, I find it tough to understand how and why they don’t find our industry fascinating. There are thousands of different licensing models, new and […]


2017 ITAM Review Salary 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. Your feedback is required! Please participate in our ITAM Review community survey into salaries, resources and trends. START THE SURVEY By participating in the 2017 salary survey you’ll […]

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: 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 […]

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