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  • LISA Training Expanded with Brand New Oracle Modules

    We’re pleased to announce that our LISA training platform has a new addition – Oracle licensing training. In conjunction with long-time ITAM Review collaborator – and internationally renowned Oracle consultant – Richard Spithoven of B-Lay, our bite-sized, self-paced Oracle...

  • Red Hat JBOSS Middleware Subscription Guide

    This article is a guide to Red Hat JBOSS Middleware. See also our guide to Red Hat Enterprise Linux here. Subscriptions A Red Hat subscription is required for “each and every instance or installation”, in whole or in part, of a JBOSS product being used in your environment. These...

  • A guide to Containers AKA What do Containers Contain?

    What are Containers? Containers can be viewed as the next step in virtualisation. They’re smaller, faster and easier to work with than traditional Virtual Machines (VMs). A Virtual Machine is, as the name suggests, a complete machine – so each one has its own Operating System...

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux: Subscription Guide

    What is a Red Hat Subscription? A Red Hat Subscription provides the following: Access to the Software as well as access to updates, upgrades, corrections, security advisories and bug fixes for the Software (if and when available). It also allows customers to download all supported...

  • The reverse click-through EULA to cancel software audits

    Playing software vendors at their own game I was speaking to Jochen Hagenlocher on The ITAM Review podcast recently (My recording with Jochen will go live in the New Year). Jochen shared a smart idea for thwarting audits before they start – The reverse click through EULA. What is...

  • Licensing Oracle in the Cloud (Microsoft, Amazon or Oracle)

    In early 2017, Oracle issued a policy statement dedicated to helping customers better understand how to license Oracle products when the customers access the products via Amazon’s or Microsoft’s cloud services. Increasingly, companies are considering outsourcing datacenter workloads...

  • VMWare running on Azure

    Vmware on Azure, say what? Say what now?! Microsoft have made quite the announcement – soon, organisations will be able to run VMWare virtual machines on Microsoft Azure. These two companies have been perennial rivals in the virtualization space for many years, does this signify...

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