The ITAM Review

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

Author: Adrian Bridgwater

Articles

  • Keeping The ITAM Superhero Alive

    Dr. Barbara (Barb) Rembiesa Dr. Barbara (Barb) Rembiesa is the founder and CEO of the International Association of IT Asset Managers, Inc, (IAITAM), a global organisation focused on bringing education and best practice standards to IT asset management. As a staunch ITAM advocate,...

  • Hornbill & Certero Announce Partnership

    Aiming to create a harmonious marriage of IT management interests this month are Hornbill Service Management and Certero who have announced a new strategic partnership. The firms say that they realise we are “far beyond” simply managing printers and laptops on a network in terms...

  • Easing Inventory Admin Annoyance, Absolutely

    Absolute Software has released its Computrace 5.11 firmware-embedded persistent endpoint security and management solution. With a specific remit to try and address the governance and compliance requirements in data security management today, the company notes that the new version...

  • Quocirca Research: Don’t “sweat” IT assets, liberate them!

    Clive Longbottom, Quocirca Quocirca analyst and technology commentator extraordinaire Clive Longbottom has seen a few IT asset management scenarios come and go in his time. Appropriately then, the ITAM Review now gets to quiz Longbottom on his recent white paper entitled Don’t sweat...

  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective IT Asset Managers

    In the style of the ‘7 Habits’ series of motivational writing, The ITAM Review decided to run a feature to discuss and analyse the 7 Habits of Highly Effective IT Asset Managers (Read the original LinkedIn discussion thread here). Our goal from the outset was to try and pin down...

  • London’s ranked as gangland computer theft capital of EMEA

    Airports are one of the most common locations for stolen laptops globally, with the majority of thefts taking place in the luggage / storage area followed by the terminal / boarding area. Security vendor Absolute Software has used this week’s InfoSec IT exhibition as a platform...

  • Computer Aid International: “Donating PCs Is Green”

    A UN 2003 analysis stated that at least 240 kilograms of fossil fuels, 22 kilograms of chemicals and 1,500 kilograms of water are required to produce one desktop computer and monitor. Computer Aid International has called upon IT Asset Managers across all industry verticals with a...

  • Public Sector Unencrypted Laptop Syndrome

    The ITAM Review has learned of yet more disquiet in the public sector data arena recently with two London councils being severely rapped for breaches of the Data Protection Act, after the loss of two unencrypted laptops containing sensitive personal information. While information...

  • Reseller Gone Bad: £123K Fraudulent Filcher Found

    Nisa-Today's Member Support Centre in Scunthorpe, UK The reseller market has felt a few shockwaves recently after Bytes Software and Nettitude were jointly linked to a fraudulent conspiracy worth £123,000 perpetrated by Lincolnshire-based grocery co-operative Nisa Today. Nisa...

  • Defining Our ITAM Identity

    By Adrian Bridgwater, Editor.  Can a LinkedIn discussion transmogrify into a technical analysis editorial piece? That is what I wanted to find out by starting some level of discussion on the ITAM Review’s LinkedIn conversation board when I suggested that it might be prudent to...