The ITAM Review

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

Author: Rich Gibbons

Articles

  • 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...

  • Micro Focus Support guide

    Following this Micro Focus Support guide – be on the lookout for our Academic, Government, & Non-profit guides soon! Image by ar130405 from Pixabay Maintenance & Support Micro Focus offer both “Business Support” and “Premium Support” which provide access to new...

  • Gartner drop SAM Tools Magic Quadrant

    A busy month as Gartner drop the SAM Tools Magic Quadrant, Ivanti & SoftwareOne both make more acquisitions, Oracle expand their tool acceptance, and VMware need a new CEO. Gartner drop SAM Tools MQ Gartner have decided not to continue with the Magic Quadrant for SAM Tools –...

  • Micro Focus Commercial Licensing guide

    Following this Micro Focus Commercial Licensing guide – be on the look out for our Academic, Government and non-profit, and Support guides soon! Image by Jason Goh from Pixabay There are two agreement types for commercial businesses: Volume License Agreement (VLA) Master License...

  • MathWorks Licensing: Getting started

    This article “MathWorks Licensing: Getting started” was contributed by Dominique Dormet. Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay What is MathWorks? MathWorks is a vendor that you may not be particularly familiar with – they definitely fit into the “niche” category –...

  • ITAM Review Wisdom 2021: Share your stories

    Image by Dean Moriarty from Pixabay 2021 is here and what better way to start this new year than submitting your session to speak at one (or more) or our world-renowned ITAM Review Wisdom events?! We’ve confirmed the dates and formats for all 3 of our 2021 Wisdom conferences and...

  • Multi-million dollar ITAD fine for bank

    Image by dokumol from Pixabay International bank Morgan Stanley have been hit with a $60 million fine from the US Treasury Dept. for “engaging in unsafe or unsound practices relating to information security and noncompliance”; this was brought about by failures in their ITAD (IT...

  • European Parliament give “right to repair”

    Image by Michal Jarmoluk from Pixabay Making IT more sustainable The European Parliament look to give the “right to repair” as a recent resolution – aimed at boosting the sustainability by encouraging repair and reuse of hardware – was adopted with 395 MEPs...

  • Subscription sales surpass on-premises software

    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?...

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