The ITAM Review

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

Author: AJ Witt

Articles

  • Get to grips with unmanaged cloud spend

    This article is the first of a four part series by AJ Witt of ITAM Review and Josh Brazee of Aspera. The series explores concepts & practical advice for managing Cloud deployments to minimise cost and risk whilst maximising value.  Part One – (This article) provides an overview...

  • Building confidence in your License Entitlement

    A recent thread on our Forum opened a discussion around what constitutes a proof of license entitlement. This article explores that discussion in more detail, providing practical tips for recording entitlements in your SAM system in order to generate Effective License Positions (ELPs)...

  • Solution Spotlight Online: Managing Virtual Environments

    This morning we announced our first ever online conference! We’re conscious that not everyone is able to attend our in-person conferences, and we’ve been thinking about how we can best address that. Well, we have an answer… Solution Spotlight Online! The Solution Spotlight Online...

  • SAP License Optimisation – Market Guide

    Our latest Market Guide for SAP License Optimisation looks at tools and services available to manage licenses for SAP systems including ERP & eCommerce platforms. SAP continues to be the publisher of choice for large enterprises looking for software in this space, despite the...

  • Market Guide – Free Inventory Tools

    Interested in finding out what’s running on your network but don’t have budget? Or maybe you’d like to verify the inventory your primary paid-for tool is providing? If so a good option is to deploy a free inventory tool. Modern tools and protocols can provide you...

  • Frictionless SaaS – Trends for 2019

    SaaS Subscription Management vendor Blissfully have published their SaaS Trends report for 2019. This report is based on aggregated and anonymised data from their customers and provides a number of fascinating insights into the SaaS market. You can download the report here The report...

  • What should we be doing to manage new technologies?

    Our upcoming USA conference, in St Petersburg, Florida, looks at the ‘Next Generation of ITAM’, a concept which includes topics such as: Infrastructure as a Service (like Azure and AWS) Software as a Service (like Office 365 and Adobe Creative Cloud) Internet of Things Open Source Cyber...

  • Grow ITAM maturity – and your profile – with ISO 19770-1

     In this video Rory Canavan explores some of the benefits of the new version of ISO 19770-1 ahead of his session at our US Conference.  I think it’s safe to say that many ITAM managers may think that they’re too busy to implement an ISO-compliant programme, have the perception...

  • Salesforce License Optimisation – Market Guide

    Our latest Market Guide looks at options for Salesforce License Optimisation. It seems like only yesterday, but Salesforce is 20 years old this year. 20 years ago they set out on a mission to be a huge disruptor of the application software industry and it is safe to say that they...