The ITAM Review

News, reviews and resources for worldwide ITAM, SAM and Licensing professionals.

Category: Case Studies

Articles

  • CASE STUDY: A Compelling Case for SAM

    An Overview of a recent Software Asset Management (SAM) and Compliance Consultancy from Australia. Smartpath SAM Services is an Australian based specialist Asset Management consultancy. Smartpath recently completed a SAM and License Software Compliance consultancy for a major Australian...

  • Industry Leading ITAM Implementations

    As part of my ongoing work with the IEC I was fortunate enough to participate on a call with an organization that is ahead of the curve in IT Asset Management. The principle behind the IEC is to find out what the best companies do, in order to share methodology with peers –...

  • BBC Slashes SAP Licensing Costs

    The BBC has reportedly reduced it’s software spend by using software usage data on SAP licensing. Silicon reports that there were 2,126 staff members with licenses to use their SAP ERP system who had not logged in during a 3 month period, highlighting a potential  £300K ($450K)...

  • Osmose Six-Figure Savings with Automated SAM

    Osmose Holdings sought a automated software asset management system following a ‘True-Up’ of it Microsoft licensing. The Wood Management specialists vowed “never again” to negotiating their Enterprise Agreement without first analysing their software estate and quickly demonstrated...

  • Silverstone Cuts Licensing Costs by 20%

    British Race Circuit Silverstone has cut Licensing Costs by 20% by implementing a software asset management project. The circuit is best known for hosting the British Grand Prix Kevin O’Brien, IT Manager, said savings were being made by monitoring which software was in use...

  • 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...

  • 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...