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Articles

  • ILMT no longer a Get Out of Jail Free Card in IBM audits

    Don’t get caught in a trap, ensure you’re compliant This article has been contributed by Eric Chiu of H W Fisher’s IT Asset Consulting practice (FIAC) Customers can still be fined for violating IBM’s Sub-Capacity licensing terms even after deploying the ILMT tool....

  • Oracle Database 18c: what’s new

    Oracle Database 18c was introduced in late 2017 by Larry Ellison, Oracle’s executive chairman and CTO, as ‘a big thing’. Also called the “Oracle Autonomous Database”, Oracle Database 18c automates security, provisioning and error handling. Oracle calls it “self-driving”...

  • Nike hit back at Quest

    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, many of which can apply to the...

  • ServiceNow “London” release delivers strategic ITAM

    New Broom, New Era According to my Las Vegas taxi driver, an event needs to be over 50,000 people before it makes an impact on the party town. So whilst ServiceNow’s “Knowledge 18” conference might have only made a tiny ripple on the Vegas map with a mind-boggling 18,000 delegates,...

  • ServiceNow & Flexera go shopping for SaaS tools, who’s next?

    Following ServiceNow’s acquisition of VendorHawk in late April Flexera have followed suit with their acquisition this week of Meta SaaS. Clearly this is a market where swift exits for founders and investors is possible. VendorHawk was founded in December 2015, had 7 employees at...