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Articles

  • UK businesses turn to ISO 27001 to “Improve Infosec Posture”

    This article has been contributed by Matt Stacey at QMS International.  Recent Survey Highlights Shift in Business Cyber-Security Efforts The figures of the global survey of ISO management standards showed that over 2,000 Information Security Management System Certificates were...

  • ILMT no longer a Get Out of Jail Free Card in IBM audits

    Don’t get caught in a trap, ensure you’re compliant This article has been contributed by Eric Chiu of H W Fisher’s IT Asset Consulting practice (FIAC) Customers can still be fined for violating IBM’s Sub-Capacity licensing terms even after deploying the ILMT tool....

  • How to establish accountability for cloud spend

    Many ITAM Review readers are yet to get a handle on cloud spend and lack a definitive cloud procurement strategy This article has been contributed by Bali Kuchipudi of SoftwareONE.  How to establish accountability for cloud spend We all know that the cloud has vastly changed how...

  • Jochen Hagenlocher: SAM’s impact in 2018

    This article has been contributed by Jochen Hagenlocher, Head of SAM at a Fortune 100 Company, ITAM Review Professional of the year 2016, ISO/IEC 19770 WG21 member and SAM enthusiast.  In this article Jochen outlines his focus for increasing SAM’s impact in 2018.  Jochen...

  • Licensing Oracle in the Cloud (Microsoft, Amazon or Oracle)

    In early 2017, Oracle issued a policy statement dedicated to helping customers better understand how to license Oracle products when the customers access the products via Amazon’s or Microsoft’s cloud services. Increasingly, companies are considering outsourcing datacenter workloads...

  • WannaCry? Time to dry your tears and act!

    This article has been contributed by Gilles Auchere, Business Development at Econocom and Board Director at Free ICT Europe. The WannaCry ransomware attack has infected more than 230,000 computers in over 150 countries. The unprecedented ransomware attack that started on 12th May...

  • License compliance a headache? Cloud could make it worse.

    As IT and procurement communities are being surrounded by an army of SaaS, PaaS and IaaS sales teams, a potentially dangerous sentiment has grown that by shifting apps elsewhere and/or by paying subscription instead of owning perpetual licenses, the license compliance headaches (and...

  • How to Prepare for the Future of IT Asset Management

    The Internet of Things revolution is fundamentally transforming businesses. The massive influx of IoT devices (all of which are basically computers) will save time and money and provide better value to customers, employees and other stakeholders. McKinsey estimates that IoT will create...

  • GDPR and the implications for ITAM Managers

    What is GDPR, why is it important & what impact will it have on ITAM Managers? Imagine this situation in two years-time from now. The ITAM manager for a large organization has been called to a board meeting. There has been a major data breach and a large amount of customer information...

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