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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

  • The Search Engine for IT?

    An interesting new concept from Paglo who are turning conventional IT Asset Management Reporting on it’s head by offering a “Search Engine for IT”. The California based startup is offering “inventory management, network management and software audits of IT...

  • Irwin Mitchell saves £65,000 a year with green IT strategy

    Computer Weekly reports that Irwin Mitchell, a UK law firm with more than 2,500 employees, expects to save a total of £65,000 a year by driving down power consumption in its IT department.Gary Thomas, head of IT at Irwin Mitchell, said the company is working towards compliance with...

  • Four migration lessons from Vista early adopters

    An interesting article in Reseller News in New Zealand highlights the “Four keys to Vista migration success”. 1. Tie the OS upgrade to your company’s natural PC refresh cycle. 2. Beware of application compatibility hiccups. 3. Rework software developed in-house to...

  • 19770-2 Software Asset Management Tag DRAFT

    The third Working Draft of ‘ISO/IEC 19770-2 SAM Tag’ was released by the 19770-2 Other Working Group on 14 April 2008. This is available for public review until 11 May 2008. The full draft, together with the commenting template and instructions, in available for open distribution...

  • IT Asset Management – Do you know what you’ve got?

    Stuart Brown MBCS, a services architect with 3net Ltd gets to grips with ITAM. Most large organizations do not really know what IT assets they have or who is looking after them, so using the inventory, investigation and improvement process outlined here can result in real economic...

  • Software Compliance Policy Basics

    Enterprise IT Planet follow up their article last month regarding software piracy with some useful advice on defining your software compliance policy. They look at the basic controls every business should have in place. Software Compliance Policy Basics

  • Leeds completes ‘painless’ Windows XP upgrade

    Silicon.com reports on Leeds City Council’s XP migration using Centennial Discovery from ITAM Vendor Centennial Software. “The mammoth task of migrating the council’s staff of more than 12,000 laptop and PC users to Windows XP was streamlined using Centennial Discovery...

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