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Tag: Managed Services

Articles

  • A three step, risk based approach to team building

    This article is the third of a four part series by Martin Thompson of The ITAM Review and Hugh Skingley of Livingstone. The series explores Building the Business Case for SAM Managed Services. Part One – explores cost considerations for technology implementation in the article:...

  • Why do organizations use SAM Managed Service Providers?

    This article is the second of a four part series by Martin Thompson of ITAM Review and Hugh Skingley of Livingstone. The series explores Building the Business Case for SAM Managed Services.  Part One – explores cost considerations for technology implementation in the article...

  • 15 hidden costs in SAM tool implementation

    This article is the first of a four part series by Martin Thompson of ITAM Review and Hugh Skingley of Livingstone. The series explores Building the Business Case for SAM Managed Services.  Part One – (This article) explores cost considerations for technology implementation  Part...

  • Aspera SmartTrack for Microsoft License Management

    This is an independent review of technology for managing Microsoft licensing and agreements. Also participating in this review: IE Brainware / Spider Snow Software A full comparison and Group Test results can be found here: https://www.itassetmanagement.net/2014/10/02/microsoft-license-management/ Executive...

  • Does your Outsourcer really know SAM?

    "Software Asset Management (SAM) may be a small line item within a huge all-encompassing contract" Outsourcers are a major part of the IT landscape. Third party service providers and integrators are responsible for managing a large proportion of public and private sector...

  • 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...

  • Defrosting SAM Budgets With Managed Services

    ManageSoft are a key player in the Enterprise SAM market, I spoke to them last week about their recent developments and how they are extending the reach of ECM into the SME market via hosted SAM. Of all the IT Projects to be frozen during a downturn, you would have thought a software...

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