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  • Assessment Criteria: IBM Feature and Product Review

    In September of this year, we will be kicking off a special feature dedicated to IBM Licensing and IBM License Management. The feature will include guides, opinion as well as reviews of SAM products suitable for managing IBM licensing. Overview This will be our fifth deep dive feature...

  • Compliance Manager Summit

    It is my pleasure to announce that we will be the Media Partner for the Compliance Manager Summit, 10-11 March 2014 at the Hilton Santa Clara, California. The event brings together top IT professionals, with more than a dozen presentations discussing and analyzing the latest trends...

  • The importance of Internal Software Audits

    Do your software audits fill you with dread? As we are all aware, software audits are something that most organisations dread. Organisations can stay one step ahead of the BSA and FAST by conducting their own internal software audits. Why should we audit ourselves?  There are a...

  • BSA appoints new President and Chief Executive

    Last week, the BSA, the trade group representing software vendors, announced the appointment of Victoria Espinel as its new President and Chief Executive. Under recently departed predecessor Robert Holleyman, the organization grew over several decades, from a tiny office to a major...

  • IBM Virtualization; Five Hidden Costs

    This article has been contributed by Julie Machal‐Fulks, of Scott & Scott, LLP. Many enterprises are exploring virtual technology as a way to reduce both hardware and software technology costs related to IBM solutions. For disaster recovery, security, and resource allocation...

  • IBM – The Dark Horse of Software Audits?

    Are Companies Underestimating IBM Audits? I recently interviewed Alan Swahn, VP of Product Management at Flexera Software. We discussed IBM Licensing and the IBM audit program. Q. Why IBM? Shouldn’t companies spend more time focusing on Microsoft, Adobe or Oracle audit compliance? Many...

  • 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...

  • IBM Licensing Quick Guide

    IBM Blue Gene-P This Quick Guide is available in PDF format – Simply subscribe to our free newsletter to receive a free copy instantly.

  • The Software Compliance Calendar

    Generally speaking, you can expect proactive software asset management initiatives from software vendors at the start of their financial year and more heavy-handed compliance enforcement towards the end. For example, Microsoft released the SAM Optimization model in July last year...

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