The ITAM Review

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

Author: Rich Gibbons

Articles

  • A guide to licensing Oracle in the cloud

    As public cloud (like Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure) continues to grow and more projects are shifted to Infrastructure-as-a-Service, it is increasingly likely that you will find on-premises licenses being migrated – and so a guide to licensing Oracle in the cloud will come in...

  • An introduction to Engineering software

    This article – “An introduction to Engineering software”  was written by Rich Gibbons, ITAM Review and Paul Empringham, European Sales Director, TeamEDA. What are Engineering Tools? A class of software exists in many companies that collectively is known as; “Engineering...

  • ITAM industry news June 2020: IBM, NetApp, Apple, and VMware

    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 informed and up-to-date. June saw...

  • VMware Contracts Deconstructed: Order of Precedence

    This article on VMware contracts was contributed by Barry Pilling, Managing Partner at Cortex Consulting.   A comment on my previous article regarding VMware’s CPU metric change has prompted some thought – and this post. It was a great point about VMware contracts and...

  • Oracle third party licensing audit

    Oracle are suing Perry Johnson & Associates (PJA), a healthcare consultancy, for incorrect licensing, with a total claim of over $3.2 million dollars. Oracle aggressively going after a company for licensing infringements isn’t anything new, this case is a little different than...

  • ITAM industry news roundup – May 2020

    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 informed and up-to-date. Oracle get...

  • Microsoft Extended Support Updates : Quel est le deal ?

    Cet article a été écrit par  Rich Gibbons, ITAM Review et Damien Juillard, Elée / Sambox.io Après la fin du support pour SQL Server 2008/2008 R2 le 9 Juillet 2019, Windows Server 2008/2008 R2 a également atteint la fin de son cycle de support le 14 Janvier 2020. Qu’est-ce...

  • Podcast episode 83: COVID-19 and ITAM

    We’re at least 3 months into the COVID-19 outbreak and still learning more details about the virus on a regular basis. This is also the case for businesses – everyone is still working to understand exactly what the impact is for them, how they can mitigate it, and what the long-terms...

  • Cloud accounting changes on the horizon

    Cloud computing continues to grow and bring benefits across a range of business sectors but, at the same time, it can represent challenges for the finance/accounting departments and ultimately, the CFO. How you pay for cloud is a big consideration for many organisations – there...