The ITAM Review

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

Author: Rich Gibbons

Articles

  • Recent news roundup – Audits, acquisitions, and lawsuits

    Audits, acquisitions, and lawsuits There is always something happening somewhere and keeping track of it all can be, to say the least, difficult! Our ITAM industry news round ups aim to cover some of the important and interesting developments you may have missed, to help keep you...

  • Micro Focus Academic licensing guide

    Micro Focus Academic Licensing There are three agreements available for Academic institutions: VLA for Education Academic License Agreement (ALA) School License Agreement (SLA) VLA for Education For this agreement, the rules are very similar to those for the commercial VLA which...

  • Micro Focus v Express Scripts: The audit outcome

    Image by NomeVisualizzato from Pixabay Back in April 2020, we reported on the U.S. lawsuit between Micro Focus and Express Scripts concerning alleged over-deployment of Micro Focus’s terminal emulation software. I initially looked at the pretrial summary judgment proceedings and...

  • Micro Focus licensing guide: Government & non-profit

    Image by Jackelberry from Pixabay Government entities purchase via the “VLA for Government” and the rules are very similar to those for the commercial VLA – these can be found here. Qualification for the program Qualifying government entities must meet all of these conditions: Perform...

  • Public Cloud: The new gold rush

    This article “Public Cloud: The new gold rush” was contributed by Mikkel Brun Naesager. Image by Mike Goad from Pixabay They’ve found gold out West! So started the California Gold Rush in 1848, and so begins the Cloud-age Gold Rush. The FinOps Goldrush. The Wild West...

  • Google Cloud loses $5.6 billion

    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 ITAM professional some good insights. Who is likely to increase...

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