The ITAM Review

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

Author: Rich

Articles

  • Starting out as a SAM Consultant

    (L-R) James Bell, Leah Rawlings, & Huw Jones ITAM is a growing industry. Salaries have risen 15% in two years, and more organisations are hiring for ITAM roles, but it’s taking longer than before to fill these roles1. This is due to the worsening skills gap– which is exacerbated...

  • Microsoft changes Home Use Program to favour Office 365

    Microsoft have long offered a “Home Use Program” (HUP) for Software Assurance customers, enabling employees to purchase reduced price copies of certain software for non-commercial use at home. They made some tweaks to it early in 2019 and now another has arrived; they...

  • Azure Dedicated Host – Microsoft’s new cloud offering

    Microsoft have recently announced a new service in public preview – Azure Dedicated Hosts. This new service allows you to run dedicated servers within the Azure datacentre – that is physical servers that are used solely to run capacity for your organisation. How does it work? There...

  • Microsoft Customer Agreement: The way forward?

    Earlier in 2019, we saw the introduction of the “Microsoft Customer Agreement” (MCA) – a new agreement aimed at customers buying Azure directly from Microsoft, but that also featured a new type and style of agreement. It was then announced that the Microsoft Customer Agreement...

  • LISA ITAM Training – Summer Savings!

    It’s summer and it’s sunny, so it’s the perfect time to get skilled up! To celebrate the sun we’re having here in the UK, we’re giving everyone 30% off new LISA ITAM Essentials subscriptions until August 31, 2019! LISA has been growing and improving since we launched in...

  • ITAM Training: New LISA courses and exams added

    We’re always working hard to add new content to LISA, our online licensing and ITAM training platform, and have recently added a whole host of new content for all existing and new subscribers. Learn more about LISA here: https://lisa.training/ Additional Microsoft modules Keeping...

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