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Articles

  • Why ITAM deserves a seat at the FinOps Table

    In this guest article by George Arezina, Independent Global ITAM & FinOps Consultant, George explains why ITAM should have a seat at the FinOps table.   I think we can all agree, the use of public cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP, OCI) during the pandemic exploded, whilst organizations...

  • Beyond the Patch: ITAM + Security

    In December 2021, we covered the Log4Shell/Log4J security vulnerability which was described as “the single biggest, most critical vulnerability of the last decade” – and how ITAM plays a role in helping organisations prevent and remediate cyber security threats. In this article,...

  • Oracle launches middleware verification for SAM tools

    Benjamin Vidal, Icon Consulting. This article has been contributed by Benjamin Vidal, Icon Consulting. Following the SAM tools verification for Database and Options, Oracle has launched a similar campaign for its Fusion Middleware products. This article looks at the following questions: What...

  • 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 FisherITS Customers can still be fined for violating IBM’s Sub-Capacity licensing terms even after deploying the ILMT tool. This article takes a look at the areas...

  • 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...