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  • Wisdom Unplugged: What’s it all about Rich?

    Further to the recent sad event of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II passing, the ITAM Review and Snow Software took the difficult decision to reschedule Wisdom Unplugged from Tuesday 20th September to Wednesday 9th November 2022. We look forward to seeing you in November.  If you need...

  • ITAM Review becomes patron of ITAM Forum

    The ITAM Review is pleased to announce it has become a patron of the ITAM Forum, the global trade body for the advancement of the IT Asset Management industry. Many of you will be familiar with the ITAM Forum and the various collaborations we have done together. The ITAM Forum has...

  • Opentext acquires Micro Focus: Audits ahead?

    You’ll be pleased to know that a company known for their aggressive audit tactics have bought another company known for their aggressive audit tactics…OpenText will acquire Micro Focus for $6 billion USD. The acquisition is expected to close in Q1 2023, subject to approvals. This...

  • July/August news roundup

    What happened in ITAM over the summer? While the summer is typically a slow period for news, there were a few ITAM developments that are worth flagging.   MinIo claims Nutanix breaches open-source rules and revokes licenses In a blog article published on StorageNewsletter.com,...

  • Amazon to Microsoft: J’accuse!

    Image by Sapto Cahyono from Pixabay Just as many aspects of the 90s, including music and fashion, are back in vogue (if only I’d kept hold of the contents of my wardrobe!) so too – it seems – is Microsoft facing a growing storm of anti-competitive accusations for their licensing...

  • ISO/IEC 19770-1 certification reaches validation phase

    One of the founding goal’s of The ITAM Forum has been to create the world’s first ISO/IEC 19770-1 certification. The ISO/IEC 19770-1 certification will help the ITAM industry as a whole gain more attention, investment and credibility, helping our industry mature into the...

  • Our thoughts on the Citrix acquisition & TIBCO merger

    Citrix, the ubiquitous virtualization company, is to be acquired for $16.5 billion by “Vista Equity Partners” and “Evergreen Coast Capital” – the latter being an affiliate of “Elliott Investment Management”. The fact Citrix have been acquired isn’t a surprise… I’ve...

  • Take our free Audit Defence Maturity Assessment

    The ITAM Review is delighted to announce the availability of our free Audit Defence Maturity Assessment, presented in conjunction with Scott & Scott LLP. Being audit-ready is vitally important for ITAM teams in order to protect their organisations from time-consuming and expensive...