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  • Microsoft make changes to Office 365 support requirements

    What’s happening? It’s quite common for organisations to use a perpetual license of Office to access their Office 365 services such as Exchange Online, E1 etc. Microsoft have announced a change to Office 365 support requirements that may mean a change of strategy for some organisations: “Starting...

  • Microsoft Product Terms changes – April 2017

    Visual Studio 2017 The latest release of Visual Studio is now in the Product Terms. Editions available are: Professional 2017 Professional 2017 Subscription Enterprise 2017 Subscription Test Professional 2017 Subscription MSDN Platforms This can be found on pages 35/36 of the April...

  • New UK Microsoft Licensing Training Course

    We’re excited to announce our latest training offering for 2017 – a one day UK Microsoft Licensing Training Course, delivered by Microsoft Licensing Expert Rich Gibbons. This is an ideal session if you and your organisation would benefit from more information on licensing...

  • Interview: Managing changes to Windows Server Licensing models

    Christopher Brune, Consultant, Aspera GmbH I recently spoke with Christopher Brune, consultant at Aspera, about Microsoft Windows Server Datacenter licensing. ITAM Review: Christopher, let’s introduce you to the reader. What is it like to be Mr. Christopher Brune working at Aspera? Christopher...

  • Kylie Fowler: ITAM for strategic decision making

    In this video Kylie Fowler of ITAM intelligence, speaker at our UK Conference speaks about where IT asset management is going and what is changing in the market by referring to an article we published back in May ( You can find the article here.) She also speaks about the role...

  • Microsoft: “Shelfware should be conceded”

    Mark Bradford, Microsoft : “Shelfware should be conceded” Mark Bradford, UK head of Software Asset Management (SAM) and Compliance at Microsoft, suggests that Shelfware should be conceded and customers should not be punished for honest mistakes. “Bradford said...

  • Podcast Episode 22: News Round

    In this Podcast, Martin Thompson is joined by Danny Begg, SAM Technical Specialist at HRG and Rory Canavan, Owner at SAM Charter to discuss the all things ITAM and the latest news in the industry. Danny Begg Rory Canavan Topics Covered: Computing: Oracle accused of ‘improper...

  • Basic ITAM metrics and red flags for auditors

    One of my first blog posts on The ITAM Review back in 2008 referred to inventory accuracy and total number of assets. An accurate, up-to-date and dynamic view of the total number of IT hardware assets in an organisation is probably the most basic of ITAM metrics to monitor. “IT...

  • Proactive SAM is the perfect antidote to cloud blackmail

    In this podcast I was joined by Eric, Richard and Nico to discuss the software market ahead of our audit defence workshop in Amsterdam on the 12th April. Further info here. Podcast Guests Eric Chiu, HW Fisher Richard Spithoven, b-lay Nico Blokland, In2SAM Left to Right (Richard,...

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