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  • ManageEngine for ITAM and ITSM Integration

    This independent review is part of our ITAM vs. ITSM Integration group test. Also participating: InvGate Matrix42 [Best in Class] Miradore SupaTOOLS Virima Technologies To read the summary, strengths and weaknesses, and criteria please visit this page. Commercial Summary Vendor ManageEngine;...

  • 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:...

  • Can a SAM Team be 100% Virtual?

    The Big Question A SAM professional who has been given a budget to build a SAM team recently contacted us to ask whether or not they can build an effective SAM team virtually, or if they need to physically have the personnel in the office. A recent poll by SHRM showed that 46% of...

  • Quocirca Research: Don’t “sweat” IT assets, liberate them!

    Clive Longbottom, Quocirca Quocirca analyst and technology commentator extraordinaire Clive Longbottom has seen a few IT asset management scenarios come and go in his time. Appropriately then, the ITAM Review now gets to quiz Longbottom on his recent white paper entitled Don’t sweat...

  • Keeping Your Asset Data Alive

    Is your Asset Database 'Match Fit'? The ISO SAM Standard refers to the concept of ‘Trustworthy Data’. As the name suggests – it is data that the organization trusts. Whilst no enterprise level asset database is 100% accurate, we need to have a sufficient level of confidence...

  • IT Asset Naming Conventions

    Nir Dvir This article has been contributed by Nir Dvir – an IT Manager and blogger. This article aims to provide a common set of guidelines for handling large numbers of records in your IT environment.  Applying naming conventions to IT records such as usernames, computer names,...