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Webinar: Getting started with IaaS and SaaS for IT Asset Managers

  • Thursday 4th April 2019

This webinar has now taken place.   Join The ITAM Review’s Rich Gibbons and AJ Witt for a live webinar on ‘Getting started with IaaS and SaaS for IT Asset Managers’ on...

Thursday 4 April 2019

About this event

This webinar has now taken place.

 

Join The ITAM Review’s Rich Gibbons and AJ Witt for a live webinar on ‘Getting started with IaaS and SaaS for IT Asset Managers’ on Thursday 4th April at 4pm GMT.  

Synopsis

This webinar provides an introduction to managing Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS) cloud software, how they differ to existing licensing models, and what people, processes, and tools you need to manage them.

Cloud is growing rapidly and successfully managing it is going to be key for ITAM and SAM managers, as organisations continue with digital transformation projects and the overall IT landscape shifts from on-premises to cloud services.

Learning Objectives

  • What is SaaS?
  • What is IaaS?
  • Key differences between managing on-premises/perpetual licenses and cloud software
  • Similarities & differences between IaaS & SaaS
  • Overview of People, Processes, and Tools required

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Who should attend

  • CIO’s
  • Senior IT Decision Makers
  • IT Asset Managers
  • Software Asset Managers
  • Software Licensing Specialists
  • IT Procurement Professionals

Agenda

  • What is SaaS?
  • What is IaaS?
  • Key differences between managing on-premises/perpetual licenses and cloud software
  • Similarities & differences between IaaS & SaaS
  • Overview of People, Processes, and Tools required

Speakers

Rich Gibbons, Licensing Analyst, The ITAM Review

Rich has almost 15 years’ experience in the world of IT and software licensing, having been both a software sales manager for a VAR and a Microsoft licensing endorsed trainer.

A Northerner renowned for his shirts, Rich is a fan of most films, Hip-Hop, travel, football in general (and specifically MUFC), Marvel and reading as many books as possible. Finding ways to combine these with software licensing is always fun!

AJ Witt, ITAM Industry Analyst, The ITAM Review

AJ Witt is ITAM Industry Analyst at The ITAM Review. Previous to joining the ITAM Review team in April 2018, he was Software Asset Manager for Carnival UK, operators of the P&O & Cunard cruise lines. Coming from a background in IT Infrastructure technical operations IT Security & Compliance, AJ is well-placed to share his experience of how dynamic SAM teams can build mutually-beneficial stakeholder engagement. AJ lives close to the New Forest National Park and enjoys cycling when his son isn’t keeping him busy with music, astronomy, and art projects.

Why you should attend

  • Cost – This Webinar is FREE.
  • Convenience -You can participate in the webinar from a location of your choosing.  No travelling/ travel costs involved.
  • Interaction – You have the opportunity to communicate and ask questions with the presenter and peers.

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Testimonials and reviews

‘This was a great webinar — very informative. I am looking forward to the other 11 modules!’

‘Very well pitched, i.e. middle of the road to be understandable for beginners as well as for people with experience in the field. Looking forward to the next module’

‘I thought this module was well organized and well presented, bringing together some key points about how to get the ITAM ball rolling and to keep it rolling. I look forward to next month’s module’.

‘Really good & interactive’

‘Great presentation! Thanks so much for putting these together. I look forward to next month!!’

‘Thanks this is well-aimed and helped me to think about next steps I should be taking’.

‘The session was very informative with excellent examples’