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Category: Software Asset Management



One of the core subjects for the ITAM Review is Software Asset Management. We cover some of the latest stories and best practices pieces in the area. Staying up to date with the latest software asset management news will help keep your team informed on the latest developments in the area.

Below is a summary of articles covering Software Asset Management (SAM) from the archive:

Articles

  • Microsoft free server 2008 support – at a cost?

    SQL Server 2008/R2 and Windows Server 2008/R2 will go out of support in July 2019 and January 2020 respectively. Many organisations across the globe are still running these server editions within their infrastructure and have, at a maximum, 18 months left until they are left without...

  • Ticketmaster data breach – “it wasn’t me”

    The recent Ticketmaster breach is perhaps the first large-scale breach in our brave new GDPR-regulated world, and it warrants further analysis. As the dust has settled each party has spun the story in a different way, and there has been far more public disclosure of exactly what happened...

  • Get Me In – to your personal information

    Ticketmaster UK recently announced that customer credit card and personal data had been compromised. This was due to a security breach at their third-party customer service technology provider, Inbenta. In accordance with GDPR requirements Ticketmaster have notified the Information...

  • Nike hit back at Quest

    Image by Thomas Breher from Pixabay We saw a few weeks ago that Quest Software have taken Nike to court over their refusal to settle up for license non-compliance discovered during an audit (article here). Nike have submitted a counter claim and it is full of very interesting details,...

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