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Category: IT Asset Management



The ITAM review focuses on the IT asset management field as part of our service we cover some of the latest news and stories in the area.

Below we have compiled a collection of articles around the IT asset management niche that will keep you informed of the latest developments in the area. We cover various IT asset management stories including case studies, best practice and thought leadership.

Articles

  • What’s the difference between IT Inventory and Discovery

    Whiteboard Wednesday Episode 8: What is the difference between IT Inventory and Discovery Whiteboard Wednesday is me, a whiteboard and learning about all things IT Asset Management (ITAM), every Wednesday! This week, Inventory and Discovery. What do they mean? Why are they important? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8KYqb4SJVpQ Please...

  • Enterprise SaaS Management Market gains momentum

    It’s been a busy few weeks in the Enterprise SaaS Management space. Read on for a roundup of investment announcements, acquisitions, and new entrants. We firmly believe that 2021 will be a year of rapid growth for SaaS Management tools and services, as customers seek to get to grips...

  • What IT Assets should I be managing?

    Whiteboard Wednesday Episode 6: What IT Assets should I be managing? Whiteboard Wednesday is me, a whiteboard and learning about all things IT Asset Management (ITAM), every Wednesday! This week we look at choosing which IT assets to manage to avoid overwhelm and deliver value to...

  • 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...

  • 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 –...

  • USU Software Asset Management Certification – Enterprise SAM

    Executive Summary The ITAM Review is pleased to announce that USU Software Asset Management is certified for Enterprise SAM. ITAM Industry Analyst AJ Witt said: USU Software Asset Management is a mature product which met our detailed criteria for SAM tooling at enterprise scale. USU’s...

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