The ITAM Review

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

Author: Rich Gibbons

Articles

  • Oracle will manage your BYOL compliance for you…

    Oracle are moving increasingly towards being a subscription-based company and have identified Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) as their big bet for the future – getting customer organisations off boring on-premises agreements and onto exciting cloud agreements.  Despite the $179...

  • ITAM + DEX – a podcast with 1E

    In episode 113 of The ITAM Review podcast I talk to Jason Keogh, Field CTO of 1E, about Digital Employee Experience (aka DEX). We cover a range of topics including:  What DEX is and how it can help a modern business  The various ways in which it relates to, and crosses over with,...

  • Microsoft 24×7 support to be retired

    Microsoft have announced more changes to their Software Assurance program – this time its the 24×7 Problem Resolution Support that is on the chopping block. 24×7 support will be retired/killed off/ended as of February 1, 2023. Historically, access to 24×7 support has been...

  • Podcast: Creating business value with ITAM

    In this podcast, I talk to Simon Leuty – founder of Livingstone Group and veteran of the ITAM industry. Once we got talking, we almost couldn’t stop (very much like some ITAM Pringles!) so we’ve got an action-packed 48 minutes of ITAM goodness for you here. We discuss a range...

  • Adobe price increases: Could Ado BE any more expensive?

    Whatever Microsoft can do, Adobe can do too, right? April 27th, 2022 sees the introduction of Adobe price increases of 4-7% for Adobe Creative Cloud products in 36 countries. Just as with Microsoft, the justification for the increase is new apps and features including: 1TB per license...

  • Podcast: Building the relationship between ITAM & FinOps

    In this latest ITAM Review podcast, I speak with Wouter Deceuninck & Diederik Van Der Sijpe from Deloitte about all things ITAM & FinOps. Both Diederik and Wouter have extensive ITAM experience and have been working with organisations as they move to the cloud, and I have...

  • FinOps Guide for ITAM Managers: Free download

    FinOps is another one of those evolving IT trends that is increasingly scanning across the ITAM manager’s radar – in fact we ran a session on it at our recent Wisdom North America 2022 event because of this. Successfully bridging the gap between ITAM & FinOps will...

  • Certero launches “Vitado” for cloud cost management

    ‘Vitado by Certero’ is a new proposition by the ITAM solutions vendor Certero for managing and optimising multi-cloud costs. Initially focusing on the market leaders AWS and Azure (but later Google Cloud Platform and others), Vitado sets its sights on helping businesses prevent...