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  • ITAM in the Cloud Era

    In the lead up to our global Conferences, owner and founder of The ITAM Review – Martin Thompson posed the following discussion points to our Conference Sponsor experts: ‘What will the world of ITAM look like in a future of hybrid cloud, internet connected devices and...

  • License compliance a headache? Cloud could make it worse.

    As IT and procurement communities are being surrounded by an army of SaaS, PaaS and IaaS sales teams, a potentially dangerous sentiment has grown that by shifting apps elsewhere and/or by paying subscription instead of owning perpetual licenses, the license compliance headaches (and...

  • Oracle Cloud as a commercial solution

    In this video, Richard Spithoven of b.lay explains what audit trends he is seeing in the market from Oracle, the most common compliance issues, Oracle’s licensing policies around VM Ware and Java. Richard will be speaking at both our UK and USA conferences on day two covering...

  • Quick guide to Microsoft BYOL (Bring your own licensing)

    This quick guide to Microsoft BYOL (Bring Your Own Licensing)  has been contributed by Deepika Shrivastava. Cloud computing has been attributed with increasing competitiveness through cost reduction, greater flexibility, elasticity and optimal resource utilization. With Cloud, there...

  • Oracle cloud growth built on sand

    The ITAM Review Podcast: Episode 20 Sanj Santora, TmaxSoft In this podcast I speak with Sanj Sanotra from TmaxSoft. Sanj (an ex-Oracle LMS auditor) and I talk about his experiences at Oracle. Sanj suggests that the majority of Oracle’s current cloud sales in the UK are offered as...

  • SAM Technologies have become a must, not a ‘nice to have’

    SAM Tools are now a basic must-have for any organisation I remember when I first started in the SAM industry and was looking to implement a SAM tool that at the time a number of professionals and IT staff told me that they were ‘nice to have’ but not essential. At the time I could...

  • Perpetual License Management in a Subscription World

    As we are all aware, the software licensing market is shifting towards a new model, a new way of doing things. This means a number of changes for SAM professionals, organisations and vendors. The biggest change is the way in which software licenses should be managed. Organisations...

  • User-based Cloud Licensing – problematic for some Industries

    By Paul DeGroot, Pica Communications The cloud is not for everyone, but it may not be clear when it’s a good choice and when it’s not. In our practice, we find many customers making suboptimal choices on the Microsoft platform. Those choices increase costs substantially...