The ITAM Review was 18 months old in May. A continued big thank you to all the readers, contributors and supporters who have helped the site grow.
Below is a summary of the hottest topics plus a snapshot of the site statistics:
Most Popular Articles*
- Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager SAM Add-Ons (January 2009)
- Agent Vs Agentless (May 2009)
- Oracle Licensing Quick Guide (March 2010)
- IT Asset Disposition Best Practice: Selling IT Assets Prior to Decommissioning (August 2009)
- What is IT Asset Management? (September 2009)
- Ten Leaks In Your Software Management Process (April 2009)
- Ten Things To Consider Before Signing Your Next Microsoft Agreement (March 2009)
- ITAM: A Prerequisite for Building a CMDB (Part 1/6) – “Houston, we have a problem!” (November 2009)
- Microsoft Licensing Quick Guide (November 2009)
- Licensing in Virtual Environments – Six Steps to Containing Costs (April 2009)
Most Popular Pages*
- 48% Traffic From Search Engines (94% Google, 3% Bing, 2% Yahoo)
- 25% From Referring Sites
- 27% Direct Traffic
- ~ 45% End Users
- ~ 40% Resellers/Partners, Consultants, Trusted Advisors
- ~ 15% Software Vendors
Top Ten Visitor Locations (Total of 151 Countries)*
- US (38%)
- UK (22%)
- Denmark (4%)
- Canada (4%)
- Germany (4%)
- India (3%)
- Netherlands (3%)
- Australia (3%)
- Sweden (2%)
- Others (17%)
*By number of visitors November 1st 2008 to June 1st 2010.
** Based on The ITAM Review reader survey.
About Martin Thompson
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.