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Tag: cloud computing

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  • Why SAM Needs to Focus on Cloud

    "Migrating expensive, server software to shared services and cloud based infrastructure without a proper understanding of the risks involved will cost enterprises millions of dollars." Microsoft WPC (Worldwide Partner Conference) was held in July. I was delighted to be asked...

  • SAM as Cloud Enabler

    Simon Leuty & Jason Allaway of SSS, 2012 Microsoft SAM Partner of the Year I’m attending the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in sunny Toronto this week. The Microsoft SAM partner ecosystem is a large and influential part of the overall industry and it is great to...

  • Six Strategies for Sustainable IT

    This article has been contributed by Tanya Kristiansen from Open iT, inc. Everyone knows it isn’t just business as usual. The climate is warming up, and species are dying out at an alarming rate. We are in a climate/resource crisis, and the broad solution to it requires sharing,...

  • 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.