The ITAM Review

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

Author: Rich Gibbons

Articles

  • AutoDesk licensing changes in 2020

    More Autodesk licensing changes are coming. As part of their long-term strategy to change the buying habits of their customers, and shift them to software subscriptions, AutoDesk have announced further changes to their product line-up, pricing, and promotions. Maintenance and subscriptions Maintenance...

  • Free software offers from vendors to help remote working

    During the international Coronavirus outbreak, there are various free software offers from many vendors, to help organisations quickly adopt/expand remote working procedures. These vendors include: Microsoft Microsoft are offering Office 365 E1 free for 6 months – this includes...

  • Creating an ITAM clean-up action plan

    Creating an ITAM clean-up action plan will mean that, after any major change – particularly one that’s unexpected – you will have a checklist of steps to methodically take stock of the situation. What must you look at to try and ensure your compliance position hasn’t...

  • ITAM and Coronavirus: What’s the impact?

    I don’t want to jump on the bandwagon and, in the grand scheme of things there are bigger, much more immediate concerns, but I do think it’s worthwhile considering the impact the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak may have on organisations, and ITAM in particular. The sudden...

  • Microsoft Extended Support Updates – what’s the deal?

    This article was written by Rich Gibbons, ITAM Review and Damien Juillard, Elée / Sambox.io Following the end of support for SQL Server 2008/2008 R2 on July 9, 2019, Windows Server 2008/2008 R2 also reached the end of support on January 14, 2020. What does this mean and what are...

  • State of UK ITAM Survey

    It’s always useful for us to get a view of how certain subjects are affecting ITAM professionals and our latest “State of UK ITAM” survey covers a few hot topics! We’re looking at: Brexit SaaS IaaS Future Technology Tools Hardware Asset Management And it only takes...

  • Wisdom USA 2020 Speaker Spotlight: Data Governance & Open Source

    This is the fifth “speaker spotlight” article for Wisdom USA 2020 – a chance for you to see some of the fantastic speakers and sessions we’ve got in store for you this next month in St Petersburg, Florida. Joining me is Rebecca Horton, ITAM Manager at Ceridian. What is your...

  • Software vendor financial results: Q1 2020 – part 1

    Software vendor financial results can be more interesting for ITAM & SAM managers than they might first appear. Looking at how the software vendors are performing on a quarterly and annual basis can give the savvy organisation some good insight. Who is likely to increase audits?...

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