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  • What is Client Access License? (CAL)?

    Whiteboard Wednesday Episode 21 :What is client access license? (CAL)? Whiteboard Wednesday is me, a whiteboard and learning about all things IT Asset Management (ITAM), every Wednesday! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKGy2o-eyWI Please like, follow, subscribe to Whiteboard Wednesday...

  • What is a cluster?

    Whiteboard Wednesday Episode 20 : What is a cluster? Whiteboard Wednesday is me, a whiteboard and learning about all things IT Asset Management (ITAM), every Wednesday! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_UU2DjkYXY Please like, follow, subscribe to Whiteboard Wednesday updates, reach...

  • Mastering ITAM in Complex Environments

    This article is a collaboration between AJ Witt of The ITAM Review and Dean Bolton, Co-founder & Chief Architect of LicenseFortress. In it, we explore the challenges around licensing highly complex environments and how to approach these to minimise risk, reduce cost, and maintain...

  • ITAM and ITSM Integration Group Test – The Results

    Six tools offering ITAM and ITSM from around the globe This Group Test explores the relationship between the IT management disciplines of IT Asset Management (ITAM) and IT Service Management (ITSM). Our remit was to explore the opportunities for managing assets and interacting with...

  • InvGate for ITAM and ITSM Integration

    I recently reviewed InvGate for the ITAM vs. ITSM Integration group test. Below is a summary, read the full review on Tools Advisor here. Also Participating: ManageEngine Matrix42 [Best in Class] Miradore SupaTOOLS Virima Technologies To read the summary, strengths and weaknesses,...

  • What you need to know – ITAM and Licensing Terms

      Key phrases;   Activation: When the software is installed, a serial number of activation code is required to unlock use to the software. Allows vendor to track activations and also allows them to stop any unauthorized installs. Application: Software name. Asset Management:...

  • Introduction to Software Asset Management [Video]

    One of the main aspects of IT Asset Management, also known as ITAM is Software Asset Management (SAM), has seen a large increase in demand and interest in its services in recent years, and SAM professionals are now considered a niche, with established, specialist professionals in...

  • The Importance of Effective HAM (Hardware Asset Management)

    As we all know, there are huge savings to be made on software within an organisation through software asset management (SAM). But what about the hardware aspect? Are there cost savings to be made on desktops, laptops, physical servers etc? With effective Hardware Asset Management...

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