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  • Enterprise SaaS Management Market gains momentum

    It’s been a busy few weeks in the Enterprise SaaS Management space. Read on for a roundup of investment announcements, acquisitions, and new entrants. We firmly believe that 2021 will be a year of rapid growth for SaaS Management tools and services, as customers seek to get to grips...

  • Industry News: Rise of the platforms

    Image credit: Touzrimounir, CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons Early 2021 has been a busy time for ITAM tool and service providers. We’ve seen announcements from Flexera, Aspera, Ivanti, and Cleanshelf and they all have one thing in common – looking to address the need to integrate...

  • 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 –...

  • New online discussion board for the IT Asset Management industry

    New ITAM discussion board I am pleased to announce a new online discussion board for the IT Asset Management industry. https://forum.itamf.org (Please note joining instructions below) Sadly we had to retire the old ITAM Review discussion board due to a combination of unmanageable...

  • 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?...

  • Salesforce pick up the Slack in latest acquisition

    Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Reports emerged last week that CRM giant Salesforce was in talks to buy techie-friendly chat and collaboration service, Slack – and the deal was announced December 1, 2020 for $27.7 billion. This move likely has (at least) two motives behind it...

  • Micro Focus tops poll of least helpful software publishers

    Micro Focus International plc (LON: MCRO) tops poll of least helpful software publishers. Quelle surprise, audits are up during COVID. A recent survey of ITAM Review readers has, perhaps unsurprisingly, revealed that software publisher audits are up during the global pandemic. Micro...

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