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  • 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...

  • Ending the vendor audit cycle

    Vendor audit cycle: audits have become so common in the enterprise IT landscape that they are beginning to be accepted as “business as usual.” This article has been contributed by Walker White of BDNA. Ending the vendor audit cycle Vendor software and hardware audits have become...

  • Quick guide to Microsoft BYOL (Bring your own licensing)

    This quick guide to Microsoft BYOL (Bring Your Own Licensing)  has been contributed by Deepika Shrivastava. Cloud computing has been attributed with increasing competitiveness through cost reduction, greater flexibility, elasticity and optimal resource utilization. With Cloud, there...