The ITAM Review

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

Author: Rich Gibbons

Articles

  • Preparing for the future of Asset Management

    Image by Buffik from Pixabay The time to start preparing for the future of Asset Management is now. Technology, and the way businesses view and use it, is changing – rapidly. Concepts such as DevOps and cloud have already had a significant impact on the way businesses view and use...

  • Mitigate risk and vulnerabilities in your organization

    This article was written by Rich Gibbons, ITAM Review and Kevin Miller, Flexera. Image by Pete Linforth from Pixabay Chaos in the IT environment Digital disruption is making it difficult to control IT spend for a number of reasons, including: IT no longer owns or may have limited...

  • Strategies to raise your ITAM maturity

    This article “Strategies to raise your ITAM maturity” was written by Rich Gibbons, ITAM Review with Antony Attfield and Dan Ortman, SoftwareOne. Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay IT Asset Management (ITAM) has historically focused on software license compliance, although...

  • Cloud still driving software vendor revenues

    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?...

  • Wisdom North America: “One of the best online conferences”

    Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Wisdom Online North America took place September 29th – October 1st and it was absolutely fantastic! Originally planned for March 2020 in St Petersburg, Florida, it was a pleasure to host and really showed us that a virtual conference can be a...

  • New savings with engineering software

    This article was written by Rich Gibbons, ITAM Review and Kieron Dean, ServiceNow. Image by xresch from Pixabay Cost management is always an important aspect within SAM, but it has come into even clearer focus during 2020. Reducing spend has, in some cases, become central to an organisation’s...

  • IBM, Microsoft, and Atlassian all drive cloud adoption

    Image by Patricia Alexandre from Pixabay There is always something happening somewhere and keeping track of it all can be difficult – to say the least! Our ITAM industry news roundups aim to cover some of the important and interesting developments you may have missed, to help...

  • IBM container licensing – new rules

    Image by Julius Silver from Pixabay IBM have recently announced new rules for licensing their software in containers, a growing technology that makes up part of almost any IT environment. Here we look at some of the terminology involved as well as the new requirements from IBM. Terminology There...

  • What you need to know about ITAD

    This post was contributed by Sarah Davies. Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay IT Asset Disposition is an integral piece of the ITAM puzzle. How you’re going to deal with your assets at the end of their life is something that should be at the forefront of your mind even when purchasing...

  • Getting to know: Micro Focus

    Image by StockSnap from Pixabay We all often talk about the “Big 4” Tier 1 vendors – Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, IBM – but more and more, increasing amounts of attention must be paid some of the smaller vendors. Often referred to as “Tier 2” vendors, they include software...

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