The ITAM Review

News, reviews and resources for worldwide ITAM, SAM and Licensing professionals.

A Big Thank You

ITAM Review Weekly Traffic Nov 08 - Nov 09

ITAM Review Weekly Traffic Nov 08 - Nov 09

The ITAM Review is one year old this week. A big thank you to all the readers, contributors and supporters who have helped the site grow over the last year.

If you would like to contribute or collaborate with the ITAM Review as we grow into our second year please contact me. Click here for the contributions page or click here for the contact page.

Below is a summary of the hottest topics over the last year plus a snapshot of the site statistics:

Most Popular Articles*

  1. Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager SAM Add-Ons (January 2009)
  2. Agent Vs Agentless (May 2009)
  3. Ten Leaks In Your Software Management Process (April 2009)
  4. Ten Things To Consider Before Signing Your Next Microsoft Agreement (March 2009)
  5. IT Asset Disposition Best Practice (August 2009)
  6. Licensing in Virtual Environments – Six Steps to Containing Costs (April 2009)
  7. What is IT Asset Management? (September 2009)
  8. Defrosting SAM Budgets with Managed Services (March 2009)
  9. The Software Compliance Calendar (April 2009)
  10. Revolutionising the Identification and Management of Software (June 2009)
  11. A Free Tactic To Save Thousands in Licensing (January 2009)
  12. Software Asset Management (August 2009)
  13. Why SAM Projects Fail (February 2009)
  14. Accreditations, Affiliations and Career Paths in SAM and ITAM (May 2009)
  15. New SAM Tool Checklist (May 2009)

Most Popular Pages*

  1. Vendor Director
  2. Partner Directory
  3. ITAM Reviews
  4. Category / IT Asset Management
  5. Category / Software Asset Management

Traffic Sources*

  • ~ 40% Traffic From Search Engines
  • ~ 30% From Referring Sites
  • ~ 30% Direct Traffic

Visitor Profiles**

  • ~ 45% End Users
  • ~ 40% Resellers/Partners, Consultants, Trusted Advisors
  • ~ 15% Software Vendors

Top Ten Visitor Locations*

48,313 Page Views from 120 Countries

  1. US
  2. UK
  3. Denmark
  4. Canada
  5. Netherlands
  6. Australia
  7. Germany
  8. India
  9. Sweden
  10. France

*By number of visitors November 1st 2008 to November 1st 2009.

** Based on The ITAM Review reader survey.

About Martin Thompson

Martin is owner and founder of The ITAM Review, an online resource for worldwide ITAM professionals. The ITAM Review is best known for its weekly newsletter of all the latest industry updates, LISA training platform, Excellence Awards and conferences in UK, USA and Australia.

Martin is also the founder of ITAM Forum, a not-for-profit trade body for the ITAM industry created to raise the profile of the profession and bring an organisational certification to market. On a voluntary basis Martin is a contributor to ISO WG21 which develops the ITAM International Standard ISO/IEC 19770.

He is also the author of the book "Practical ITAM - The essential guide for IT Asset Managers", a book that describes how to get started and make a difference in the field of IT Asset Management. In addition, Martin developed the PITAM training course and certification.

Prior to founding the ITAM Review in 2008 Martin worked for Centennial Software (Ivanti), Silicon Graphics, CA Technologies and Computer 2000 (Tech Data).

When not working, Martin likes to Ski, Hike, Motorbike and spend time with his young family.

Connect with Martin on LinkedIn.

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