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  • Now is the time to think about ITAD

    This post was contributed by Sarah Davies. Over the last 2 months or so, many companies have undertaken large purchases and deployments of equipment to enable employees and students to effectively work from home. As lockdown rules start to be relaxed around the world, an important...

  • Top 5 predictions for enterprise management in 2020

    This article has been contributed by Matt Klassen, Vice President of Product Marketing at Cherwell, to share some insight into what he thinks will be major trends in 2020 and beyond. Low code will democratise IT Low-code, no-code or “codeless” are big buzz words right now in...

  • 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...