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Tag: cloud applications

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  • Reclaiming unused cloud subscriptions

    Last month the BSA released a paper aimed at helping organizations ‘Navigate the cloud’. The core message was that in a cloud era, Software Asset Management is more important than ever. One of the key action points from the paper emphasized that SAM functions should: “… initiate...

  • Cloud Control

    With the hoopla around cloud computing the question “How do cloud and SaaS affect our industry?” is often asked. In my view cloud computing and other pay as you go models may make inroads into software piracy rates but the role of Software Asset Management; “managing software...

  • IBM Buys BigFix

    If you are a partner offering any form of remote managed service to your customers it will be a a struggle to avoid the allure of cloud based platforms. I have spoken before about the trend towards SaaS based services in the ITAM market and this trend is even more compelling amongst...

  • ITAM SaaS Trends

    There have been a few discussions on LinkedIn recently regarding ITAM SaaS. That is, ITAM software and services delivered as a service via the internet. Delivering an ITAM tool via the web is not a new concept but I believe it is definitely gaining traction.