The ITAM Review

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

Author: Rich Gibbons

Articles

  • The benefits and dangers of multi-cloud

    This article looking at the benefits and dangers of multi-cloud was written by Rich Gibbons, ITAM Review, and Kevin Miller, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Flexera. It’s pretty much accepted that public cloud – aka IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) – is a big benefit to...

  • Software vendor financial results – August 2020

    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?...

  • Quest software audit goes to court

    In December 2019, Fairview Health Services, a non-profit organisation, informed Quest that they wouldn’t be renewing support for their “Active Roles” licenses; this move seemingly prompted Quest to launch an audit. The reconciliation summary from Quest found the customer to...

  • ITAM industry news roundup – July 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. This ITAM...

  • Podcast Episode 88: Looking into Containers

    Containers are fast becoming a hot topic for many of us in ITAM. As DevOps practices, cloud, and digital transformation continue to expand within organisations, containers are being used more and more often – in a few different ways. To help you get a better picture of what’s...

  • COVID-19: Won’t someone think of the vendors?

    2020 has been tough globally – on businesses of all types – but won’t someone think of the vendors?  When it comes to planning your next 12 – 24 months, it’s important to consider the impact on software vendors and how this might ultimately impact you, their customers. Won’t...

  • Podcast episode 86: All about cloud

    Public Cloud aka Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) plays a part in most roles within a business – ITAM, architects, finance, security, CFO, CIO etc. – and continues to grow in importance. I talked to Damien Juillard, COO of SamBox.io/Elee, about some of the challenges posed...

  • Wisdom Online: APAC 2020 – call for speakers

    Wisdom Online is coming to the APAC region, November 24-25, 2020. Although, for this year at least, we can’t make our annual trip across the globe to Australia – through the power of modern technology, we CAN still deliver great content to all our awesome Australian & New...

  • 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...

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