The ITAM Review

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

Author: David Foxen

Articles

  • Quick Guide to Mobile Device Management (MDM) Part 2 of 2

    Company data left on a mobile device in a back of a taxi. Are you covered? Recap We previously looked at what exactly mobile device management (MDM) is and the types of solutions available to organisations. In part two we dive deeper into MDM including how MDM can help support mobile...

  • September ITAM News Round Up

    September News Round Up It’s been a reasonably busy month in the world of ITAM for September, with the biggest news coming from Oracle. The ITAM Review have also had a busy month with a number of new articles and events news! September news: Microsoft to stop Office365 On demand...

  • SAMS Europe 2014 Event Review

    SAMS Europe The ITAM Review was recently the ‘Premium Media Sponsor’ at the SAMS Summit Europe 2014 event in Berlin, Germany. This was the third year that we.CONECT hosted the SAMS Europe event, which included an awards ceremony after the first night. I was also fortunate enough...

  • Technology Review: Miradore

    This is an independent review of Miradore. AT A GLANCE Founded in 2006 with headquarters in Finland, Miradore is a provider of IT Asset Management (ITAM) solutions enabling organisations to manage their IT assets throughout their lifecycle. This review takes a look at the core capabilities,...

  • Quick guide to Hardware Asset Tagging

    Martin Thompson and I were recently commissioned to write an overview of options for Hardware Asset Tagging for a client. The client has kindly let us share our report for the benefit of the ITAM Review community. Thanks to Michael Smith, Practice Area and Delivery Manager, Inventory...

  • Quick Guide to Mobile Device Management (MDM) Part 1 of 2

    Mobile devices are increasing in popularity within organisations. With so many mobile device types and options currently on the market, organisations are spoilt for choice when choosing what tablet their employees can use, or what mobile phones they are going to give out. Mobile devices...

  • Adobe Licensing Quick Guide 2014

    This Quick Guide is available in PDF format – simply subscribe to our free newsletter to receive a free copy instantly.  Adobe has made a number of changes to its licensing structures over the past year. The aim of this quick guide is to provide insight into Adobe’s new licensing...

  • The Pros and Cons of Subscription Licensing

    User-based subscription licensing increases the difficulty for piracy Over the last few years software licensing has shifted from predominately perpetual device-based licensing to user-based subscription licensing. Subscription licensing has also introduced us to the world of ‘token’-...

  • BSA reports $60 billion worth of unlicensed software

    42% of end users are unaware of software or SAM policies within their organisation This morning (24/06/2014) the Business Software Alliance (BSA) announced the results of their Global Software Survey. Security threats is the number one reason NOT to use unlicensed software The number...