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ITAM Review Webcast: Thomas Trappler, Contracting in the Cloud

This is the first in a new series of articles entitled “Ask the Expert“.

‘Ask the Expert’ sessions put a specialist in a particular field in the spotlight to share their expertise with ITAM Review readers.

This month I’m very pleased to welcome Thomas Trappler.

Thomas is a Director of Software Licensing at the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA) and an Instructor and Advisor on Contracting for Cloud Computing Services. See

In this webcast Thomas provides an introduction to Contracting in the Cloud which includes

  • Cloud Infrastructure / Security
  • SaaS, IaaS, PaaS Service Level Agreements
  • Data Protection, Access and Location
  • Vendor Relationships

Thomas also answered questions from ITAM Review readers. If you have any further questions for Thomas please either contact him via his website or leave a comment below.

If you would like to suggest a topic for a future session or suggest an expert please let me know.

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About Martin Thompson

Martin is owner and founder of The ITAM Review, an online resource and community for worldwide ITAM professionals.

Martin is also 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.

On a voluntary basis Martin is a contributor to ISO WG21 which develops the ITAM International Standard ISO/IEC 19770.

Learn more about him here and connect with him on Twitter or LinkedIn.

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