The ITAM Review

News, reviews and resources for worldwide ITAM, SAM and Licensing professionals.

Tag: licensing

Articles

  • Playing Defense in the Audit Game

    What are the best data-sets to present to an auditor should they knock on your door? Ahead of the SAM Summit taking place in Chicago, 23-25 June, I chatted to Christof Beaupoil, Co-founder and President at Aspera Technologies. In this interview Christof shares his advice on audit...

  • BSA Fines Engineering Design Company over £30k

    The Business Software Alliance (BSA) has found an engineering design company to be non-compliant on Autodesk software, resulting in a payout of over £30k. Project Options Ltd Project Options Ltd are the organisation in question and they were found to have unlicensed Autodesk software...

  • Adobe Creative Cloud News! Ding Ding!

    Adobe has taken a small step back in successfully annoying all of its customers by offering the chance to install older versions of the software via the new ‘Creative Cloud Desktop’ application. Adobe has released the information as part of its new release notes dated 27/05/2014,...

  • The Dangers of Click-Through Licensing

    When you install a new piece of software either from the Internet or from a network drive within your organisation, you will have come across the click-through licensing concept. The click-through license is usually in the installer or set-up process when installing new software or...

  • Assessment Criteria: SAP Feature and Product Review

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

  • 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...

  • Shaking off SAM’s ‘solitary’ stereotype

    Generally, when we refer to SAM within an organisation, it tends to imply the singular and a function that’s the responsibility of a solitary SAM professional. This perception seems to exist regardless of the size of organisation. Whilst that may have been the case in the early...