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  • What you need to know – ITAM and Licensing Terms

      Key phrases;   Activation: When the software is installed, a serial number of activation code is required to unlock use to the software. Allows vendor to track activations and also allows them to stop any unauthorized installs. Application: Software name. Asset Management:...

  • First Microsoft ISO/IEC 19770-2 Tag Spotted in The Wild

    Windows 8 Preview SWID Tag - CLICK TO ENLARGE Back in April we reported how Microsoft was about to embed ISO/IEC 19770-2 tags into their software (Microsoft to Embed ISO/IEC 19770-2 Software ID Tags). Now, a few months later, lo and behold Steve Klos over at Tagvault has spotted the...

  • Microsoft to Embed ISO/IEC 19770-2 Software ID Tags

    Heather Young, Global Manager, SAM Services and Partners, Microsoft Corporation Great news for the SAM Industry this week. Software giant Microsoft has announced adoption of ISO/IEC 19770-2 software identification tags. Heather Young, Global Manager, SAM Services and Partners, Microsoft...

  • Best Use of Tags 2011 – Call for Volunteers

    Best Use of Tags 2011 This is an advanced notice that TagVault.org and The ITAM Review will be running the ‘Best Use of Tags’ contest in early 2011. The contest, now in its second year, aims to identify and recommend those SAM vendors who have clearly demonstrated the use of...

  • The ISO/IEC 19770 SAM Standard Needs Your Input (Action Required)

    Your Help Is Required The SAM standard ISO/IEC 19770 is pivotal to the ongoing development of the SAM industry. The standard enables the industry to benefit from a commercially neutral benchmark and frame of reference on which to build SAM training, services, skills and implementations. However,...

  • Commitment Trumps Best Practice Frameworks

    This article has been contributed by Rory Canavan of FAST Limited. My current role involves going about organisations in the North of the UK and advising them on best practice in regards to software asset management.  “Do we go down the FAST route? Or do we follow ITIL? Or perhaps...

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