The ITAM Review

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

Author: Rich Gibbons

Articles

  • Microsoft Licensing Online Summit: A Recap

    On December 11, 2019 we ran our 3rd Online Summit – “Making Sense of Microsoft”. This was our most successful Online Summit to date with 724 registrations from 44 different countries across 5 continents, again showing that Microsoft, and ITAM, really is a global concept! While...

  • Microsoft introduce Azure Spot Virtual Machines

    Microsoft have announced the preview of Azure Spot Virtual Machines – to replace the current preview of Azure low-priority Virtual Machines, which will be retired January 1, 2020. What are Spot instances? They’ve been around for several years, particularly prominent in the world...

  • Wisdom Australia 2019 – a recap

    November 2019 saw ITAM Review return to Australia and, although it was our third conference there, it had many firsts too: Our first sold out conference Our first conference in Melbourne Our first Australian “Women in ITAM” session Several wonderful first-time customer speakers It...

  • ITAM Review 2020 Research Project: IaaS Cloud Management tools

    The need for Iaas Cloud Management is ever-growing within organisations across the globe – whether organisations are new to the cloud or have been using it for several years, there is always the requirement to ensure license compliance and manage cost. With Flexera’s 2019 State...

  • ITAM Review IaaS Cloud Tool Review Criteria

    IaaS cloud tools are an area of growing interest to many ITAM managers. Managing cloud resources, and the associated spend, is a complicated task – with many environments spanning several cloud providers and 1000’s of services across global locations. Due to the sheer scale of...

  • Amazon AWS Savings Plans – A new way to pay

    Amazon have introduced a new way to pay for Amazon Cloud Services – Savings Plans. Currently, the main way to save money on your Amazon AWS infrastructure is via Reserved Instances (RIs). These enable you to pre-purchase, for 1 or 3 years, types of Virtual Machines (VMs) at a discounted...

  • Wisdom Australia 2019: ITAM and stakeholder engagement

    This is the Sixth “speaker spotlight” article for Wisdom Australia 2019 – a chance for you to see some of the wonderful speakers and sessions we’ve got in store for you this November in Melbourne. If you’ve not yet registered, go and do it now – https://www.itassetmanagement.net/event/itam-review-annual-conference-2019-australia/...