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Tag: cloud computing

Articles

  • Get to grips with unmanaged cloud spend

    This article is the first of a four part series by AJ Witt of ITAM Review and Josh Brazee of Aspera. The series explores concepts & practical advice for managing Cloud deployments to minimise cost and risk whilst maximising value.  Part One – (This article) provides an overview...

  • Red vs Blue, why Red Hat acquisition may revolutionise IBM

    Image Credit: Robert Couse-Baker 2018 is shaping up to be the Year of Open Source as industry giants scramble to invest in the software and infrastructure powering modern applications. This year has already seen Microsoft acquire Github and donate many of its patents to the Open Invention...

  • Risk Management within ITAM

    We often hear that IT Asset Management can help organisations manage their IT assets, and prevent any unwanted surprises. We believe that ITAM can help organisations avoid ‘messy situations’ and can help organisations become more aware of any existing or potential risks within...

  • Upgrading to Adobe Creative Cloud

    Upgrading to Adobe CC There are a number of changes within Adobe’s licensing metric for Adobe Creative Cloud, and they have re-organised the software bundles. We have posted a number of documents and licensing guides for Adobe Creative Cloud, including Adobe Licensing Quick Guide...

  • Managing applications on Mobile Assets – Part 1

    Introduction What Mobile Applications will you allow within your organisation? This is part 1 of 2 on managing applications on mobile assets. Part 2 is coming soon! Mobile assets are becoming more important due to their increase in demand and now require serious management due to...

  • iQuate iQSonar for Inventory and Discovery

    This independent review is part of our Inventory and Discovery Tool Review. Executive Summary Elevator pitch Powerful agentless discovery for large and complex IT environments. Strengths Dynamic User Interface (UI). Everything is interactive and easy to use, and the information...

  • Top Ten Licensing Types – Where is the market going?

    Where is the licensing market going? If you would like to find out more about SAM Licensing or need general help with SAM then why not attend one of our SAM Workshops taking place in London, Berlin or New York soon.   No matter what, all software and applications have a license...

  • Adobe Creative Cloud – A Look into the Crystal Ball

    Looking into the future of Adobe Creative Cloud Licensing Adobe Creative Cloud – A Look into the Crystal Ball is a guest post from John Tomeny, VP of Sassafras Software   Adobe has announced an important change for Creative Cloud licensing in Australia. Historically such...

  • Are SAM tools ready for the cloud?

    The ITAM Review team attended the European version of Gartner’s ITAM Summit in London last week for great networking and ITAM and IT procurement led presentations. Gartner Analyst Stewart Buchanan led an interesting session on the future of SAM tools where he argued that the future...

  • Can we deploy Oracle in the cloud?

    The question of deploying Oracle databases to the cloud has started to come up more frequently among our clients and with good reason.  Amazon and Microsoft have slashed the costs of deploying a virtual server, which makes it more appealing for IT departments to consider pushing...