The ITAM Review

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Category: Cloud Management

Articles

  • As IT spending shifts to the cloud, ITAM must evolve

    As IT spending shifts to the cloud, ITAM must evolve. In this article we explore the implications for ITAM of the main findings from Flexera’s 2022 Tech Spend Pulse, where the top priorities for technology initiatives continue to focus on digital transformation, cybersecurity and...

  • 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...

  • 3 considerations before a move to Oracle Cloud

    In this article, Evan Boyd, Vice President of Software Licensing Consultants, examines the risks you need to consider before moving to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI).   The competition for your Cloud services business has never been more fierce, even as tech behemoth Oracle...

  • Certero launches “Vitado” for cloud cost management

    ‘Vitado by Certero’ is a new proposition by the ITAM solutions vendor Certero for managing and optimising multi-cloud costs. Initially focusing on the market leaders AWS and Azure (but later Google Cloud Platform and others), Vitado sets its sights on helping businesses prevent...

  • Flexera State of the Cloud 2022: Loadsamoney (to manage)

    Flexera have released the latest edition of their annual “State of the Cloud” report and, as always, it gives some great insights into the growth, changes, and advances within the world of cloud – an area of growing importance for pretty much every IT asset manager around the...

  • Microsoft Power Apps pay-as-you-go (PAYG) pricing model

    Microsoft have recently made Power Apps available under a pay-as-you-go (PAYG) model, alongside the traditional “per user”/ “per app” options. The rationale behind Power Apps pay-as-you-go appears to be so Redmond can help organisations digitally transform faster while also...

  • Are legacy software vendors unfairly distorting the cloud?

    A new report, commissioned by CISPE (Cloud Infrastructure Services Providers in Europe), sees Professor Frédéric Jenny looking into the “prevalence and impact” of alleged unfair licensing terms from software vendors – with particular relation to the cloud. CISPE believe that...