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Category: IT Asset Management

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  • Micro Focus licensing guide: Government & non-profit

    Image by Jackelberry from Pixabay Government entities purchase via the “VLA for Government” and the rules are very similar to those for the commercial VLA – these can be found here. Qualification for the program Qualifying government entities must meet all of these conditions: Perform...

  • Public Cloud: The new gold rush

    This article “Public Cloud: The new gold rush” was contributed by Mikkel Brun Naesager. Image by Mike Goad from Pixabay They’ve found gold out West! So started the California Gold Rush in 1848, and so begins the Cloud-age Gold Rush. The FinOps Goldrush. The Wild West...

  • What is a software audit? four types explained

    Whiteboard Wednesday Episode 4: What is a software audit? four types explained. Whiteboard Wednesday is me, a whiteboard and learning about all things IT Asset Management (ITAM), every Wednesday! This week we explore four types of software audit. https://youtu.be/0ouOSTiMEhM Please...

  • Google Cloud loses $5.6 billion

    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 ITAM professional some good insights. Who is likely to increase...

  • 5 Business Benefits of IT Asset Management (ITAM)

    Whiteboard Wednesday Episode 3: 5 Benefits of IT Asset Management (ITAM). Whiteboard Wednesday is me, a whiteboard and learning about all things IT Asset Management (ITAM), every Wednesday! This week we explore 5 key areas an organisation will see an impact when it stands up an ITAM...

  • What’s the difference between ITAM, SAM and HAM?

    White board Wednesday is me, a white board and learning about all things IT Asset Management (ITAM), every Wednesday! This week, What’s the difference between ITAM, SAM and HAM? https://youtu.be/NU8bUoflddY Please like, follow, subscribe to Whiteboard Wednesday updates, reach...

  • Micro Focus Support guide

    Following this Micro Focus Support guide – be on the lookout for our Academic, Government, & Non-profit guides soon! Image by ar130405 from Pixabay Maintenance & Support Micro Focus offer both “Business Support” and “Premium Support” which provide access to new...

  • 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...

  • What is IT Asset Management (ITAM?)

    I’m pleased to launch a new series today: White Board Wednesday. White board Wednesday is me, a white board and learning about all things IT Asset Management (ITAM), every Wednesday! In this first video, we ask the simple questions: What is IT Asset Management (ITAM)? What is IT...

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