The ITAM Review

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

Author: Rich Gibbons

Articles

  • Microsoft extend support for Windows and Office 365

    In a blog post on September 6, 2018, Microsoft announced several revisions to current support policies for Windows and Office 365 –which should all be positive for customers. Microsoft product support has long been the subject of conversation, and it seems to be a hotter topic than...

  • IaaS Management – ITAM Review Market Guide

    Here is the second of the ITAM Review Market Guides – this time looking at tools and services to help manage IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) in the public cloud. IaaS environments, such as Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS, are becoming an ever-bigger infrastructure component for...

  • Microsoft 2019 servers – on-premises lives on!

    Microsoft have released the first public previews of their next generation of on-premises Office server products – that is: Exchange Server 2019 SharePoint Server 2019 Skype for Business Server 2019 Exchange Server 2019 The next release of Exchange Server will run on Windows Server...

  • Microsoft free server 2008 support – at a cost?

    SQL Server 2008/R2 and Windows Server 2008/R2 will go out of support in July 2019 and January 2020 respectively. Many organisations across the globe are still running these server editions within their infrastructure and have, at a maximum, 18 months left until they are left without...

  • Nike hit back at Quest

    We saw a few weeks ago that Quest Software have taken Nike to court over their refusal to settle up for license non-compliance discovered during an audit (article here). Nike have submitted a counter claim and it is full of very interesting details, many of which can apply to the...