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  • Beware Secondary Software FUD

    SAM tool vendor Snow Software reports that Adobe has lost a case of reselling secondary software in the USA that has good implications for the US secondary software market. See: Adobe loses courtroom battle. It is great to see Snow Software (ITAM Review Tool Provider of the Year 2015...

  • Windows 10 Licenses: What You Need to Know

    In-case you have been in hiding or without any internet connection over the past six months, you may be aware that Microsoft have released their new operating system; Windows 10. Windows 10 follows on from Windows 8.1, which had moderate success within organisations (much better...

  • User-based Cloud Licensing – problematic for some Industries

    By Paul DeGroot, Pica Communications The cloud is not for everyone, but it may not be clear when it’s a good choice and when it’s not. In our practice, we find many customers making suboptimal choices on the Microsoft platform. Those choices increase costs substantially...

  • Podcast Episode 11 – Introduction to Microsoft Virtualisation

    ITAM Review Podcast Episode 11: An introduction to Microsoft Virtualisation In this podcast I was joined by Mathias Knops of Aspera and Robert Paton and Mark Hobson from Concorde to discuss Microsoft Virtualisation.  Topics covered in this podcast: How Microsoft software can...

  • Why Microsoft Software Assurance Customers ‘never win’

    In anticipation of our upcoming Microsoft Licensing Seminar in New York on 21st October 2015, our Analyst David Foxen interviewed Steven Kelley – Director of Software Licensing Advisors and one of the expert speakers at our New York event. His session ‘Software Assurance...

  • The Increased Importance of User Management

    User management has been around within the ITAM and IT space for a while now, but with the introduction of cloud-based subscription user licensing it has taken on a new importance. What is User Management? We believe that user management is the effective management of user accounts...