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Podcast Episode 49: ‘Average 30% overspend on Cloud is reducing necessity for audit’

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In this Podcast, I am joined by Darryl Sackett of SoftwareOne to have a general catch up about the current SAM market from arguably the world’s largest SAM team.

Podcast Topics

  • Darryl’s background in IT
  • Lifecycle management
  • The SAM team at SoftwareOne
  • Global perspective of SAM
  • Winning ‘Partner of the Year’ at the ITAM Review Excellence Awards 2017
  • 30% cloud overconsumption – vendors are less likely to audit in fear of disrupting the overspend
  • The ‘tagging everything’ approach to cloud cost management
  • Data efficiency is key for the future of automated SAM – ensuring the right data in the right place to speed up licensing decision making

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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.

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