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  • Frictionless SaaS – Trends for 2019

    SaaS Subscription Management vendor Blissfully have published their SaaS Trends report for 2019. This report is based on aggregated and anonymised data from their customers and provides a number of fascinating insights into the SaaS market. You can download the report here The report...

  • Event Listing: CCL Cloud Consumption Roundtable

    Campaign for Clear Licensing – Code of Conduct for Cloud Computing In 2014 the Campaign for Clear Licensing published a Software Audit Code of Conduct. This was an ITAM community effort, co-written by industry practitioners. It’s intended use was that if a customer must face an...

  • Oracle Java new licensing model

    1. You’re going to need a cup of this after dealing with Java! Oracle announced in 2018 that updates for Java 8 would become chargeable from January 2019, meaning organisations wishing to continue receiving updates for Java SE 8 must do something. It is Oracle’s preference...

  • Equifax and cybersecurity – a deep dive

    Equifax, one of the largest credit agencies in the US, was the subject of a hack in 2017 that left over 148 million consumers affected. It was known at the time that the cause was an unpatched Apache Struts (an open source framework for building Java web apps) server in the Equifax...

  • Gartner create Cloud Management Platforms Magic Quadrant

    January 2019 saw the release of the first Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Management Platforms. What have they looked at? Gartner have focused on platforms that can manage “multi-cloud” environments but interestingly, they seem to have a different view on what the term means. Gartner...

  • Microsoft take Azure sales direct from March 2019

    Microsoft have announced changes to how organisations purchase Azure cloud services. Starting March 2019, Microsoft will introduce the Microsoft Customer Agreement (MCA), a new offering for Azure services which will make the “licensing transaction process easier, more efficient...

  • AWS Outposts – cloud you can touch

    Cloud computing continues to grow among businesses the world over, and Amazon have recently taken a big step to keep their offering front of mind for organisations. Amazon have long been the market leader for public cloud (aka IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service)) with their Amazon...

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