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  • Gartner create Cloud Management Platforms Magic Quadrant

    January 2019 saw the release of the first Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Management Platforms. What have they looked at? Gartner have focused on platforms that can manage “multi-cloud” environments but interestingly, they seem to have a different view on what the term means. Gartner...

  • Crypto-currency malware running in your cloud environment

    Management and governance of cloud assets is a big, and growing, area for ITAM professionals to tackle. As more assets sit in the cloud, they need managing in more ways than ever before – making it a fantastic opportunity for ITAM to grow as a discipline and an industry. Equally,...

  • Whose responsibility is it to save costs in the Cloud?

    ‘Whose responsibility is it to save costs in the Cloud?’   In the lead up to our Australia Conference 2018, owner  & founder of The ITAM Review – Martin Thompson, posed the following question to our Conference Sponsors experts: ‘Whose responsibility...

  • IaaS Management – ITAM Review Market Guide

    Here is the second of the ITAM Review Market Guides – this time looking at tools and services to help manage IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) in the public cloud. IaaS environments, such as Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS, are becoming an ever-bigger infrastructure component for...

  • Oracle faces class action lawsuit over cloud FUD

    It appears Oracle’s cloud FUD chickens are coming home to roost. The US based specialist securities prosecutor BLB&G has filed a class action lawsuit against Oracle on behalf of the City of Sunrise Firefighters Pension Fund. In a statement, the class action states that Oracle...

  • Microsoft free server 2008 support – at a cost?

    SQL Server 2008/R2 and Windows Server 2008/R2 will go out of support in July 2019 and January 2020 respectively. Many organisations across the globe are still running these server editions within their infrastructure and have, at a maximum, 18 months left until they are left without...

  • Licensing Oracle in the Cloud (Microsoft, Amazon or Oracle)

    In early 2017, Oracle issued a policy statement dedicated to helping customers better understand how to license Oracle products when the customers access the products via Amazon’s or Microsoft’s cloud services. Increasingly, companies are considering outsourcing datacenter workloads...

  • ITAM in the Cloud Era: More questions than answers?

    Last week was the ITAM Review 2017 UK conference. This was my first, proper, SAM focused, end-user conference and it was fantastic. The overarching theme was “ITAM in the Cloud Era” and the presentations, sessions and conversations were very interesting and enlightening. One...