The ITAM Review

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

Our Market Guides provide an overview of solutions to specific ITAM challenges.They aim to cover a wide range of vendors and participation in them is free.

If you have a solution in one of these categories please contact us and we will be happy to include your product at no charge.

Market Guides

Our recent Market Guides are listed below

BI & Reporting Tools – Market Guide

As ITAM teams grow in seniority it becomes increasingly important to focus on the quality and frequency of management reporting. This Market Guide explores tools to help you meet these goals. The need for Management Reporting Driving greater value from

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SaaS Management – Market Guide

Overview This Market Guide provides an overview of vendors and products in the SaaS Subscription Management space. The purpose is to provide you with a long-list of vendors to consider if you are in the market for such a toolset.

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Market Guide – Mobile Device Management for ITAM

This guide looks at tools enabling ITAM-related management of mobile devices. It is primarily focused on tools that enable key parts of the ITAM lifecycle to be performed – in particular Discovery, Inventory, Management, and Retirement. Mobile Device Management for

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Secure Hard Drive Erasure – Market Guide

It is safe to say that Hardware Asset Management is an overlooked, but still vital, part of IT Asset Management. Audit risk and multi-million-pound contracts tend to mean that SAM gets the bulk of a busy ITAM team’s focus. However,

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ITAM Automation Tools – Market Guide

ITAM processes are concerned with discovering, inventorying, and managing IT assets. For large organisations these assets will number in the thousands or tens of thousands. As we move towards managing new asset types such as Internet of Things (IoT) devices

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Office 365 Optimisation Market Guide

Microsoft, with Office 365, is now the single biggest subscription software (SaaS) provider in terms of revenue. They have added 2 million active users per month every month for the last three years. Whilst others such as Salesforce and Adobe

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SAP License Management – Market Guide

SAP software continues to dominate the eCommerce and ERP market segments worldwide.  It remains the platform of choice for many large, global, organisations. As such, it is deeply-ingrained and essential to the business operations of those organisations. From a software

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Salesforce License Optimisation – Market Guide

Salesforce, once the disruptor of the perpetual licensing model, is 20 years old this year. The mother lode of the entire SaaS model and industry is now an institutional behemoth generating over $10bn in revenue worldwide. Their product is ubiquitous

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Oracle-verified Inventory Tools Market Guide

If you deploy Oracle Database products it is critical that you manage them efficiently. Oracle remain very active in initiating license compliance audits with their customers. And if you have a ULA with them you will need to do an

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Secondary Software Market Guide

Are you pursuing a Cloud First strategy? Or do you want to avoid the move to subscription-based software licensing for cost or deployment reasons? Secondary (or secondhand) software sales have been legal in the EU since 2012 as a result

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IaaS Optimisation Market Guide

Overview This Market Guide provides an overview of vendors and products in the ever-growing IaaS Cloud Management space. The purpose is to provide you with a long-list of vendors to consider if you are in the market for such a

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Free Inventory Tools – Market Guide

Overview This Market Guide provides an overview of vendors and products providing free Inventory Tools. The purpose is to provide you with a long-list of vendors to consider if you are in the market for such a toolset. It is

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IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) Providers Market Guide

Overview This Market Guide is focused on the end of the asset lifecycle – disposition. Disposition is the process whereby asset owners transfer ownership of unwanted assets to new owners. Those new owners assume responsibility for those assets and refurbish

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