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  • 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...

  • What skills will ITAM managers need in 2025?

    As new technologies are introduced and businesses continue to work in new ways, new skills will be required to ensure ITAM continues to be, or perhaps becomes, a strategic part of your business. Ahead of our Wisdom North America online conference (September 31st – October 1st),...

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