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  • Gartner ITAM London Conference Round-up

    It was great to attend the Gartner ITAM conference in London last week (thanks to our friends at the big G for inviting us). Sentiment from the show floor and delegates was positive. I heard the odd grumble about content but overall I think Gartner, as always, did a great job of capturing...

  • Review: Flexera Software FlexNet Manager Suite for Enterprises

    This independent review of FlexNet Manager Suite for Enterprises from Flexera Software is part of our 2012 SAM Tools Review. See all participants and terms of the review here. Executive Summary Elevator Pitch Black-belt SAM Strengths Industrial Strength Enterprise SAM offering,...

  • EU rules against Oracle on second-hand software licensing

    The EU court has decided that distribution rights end when and at the specific time that the original copyright holder (in this case Oracle) markets and then completes a sale of the software on what is denoted as one “material medium” or another including a CD-ROM, a DVD or through...

  • Quick Guide to Second-Hand Software (Part 3 of 3)

    "...the spread of ‘fear, uncertainty and doubt’ (FUD) is still the preferred choice of weapon by major software vendors" This article has been contributed by Noel Unwin of Discount-Licensing.com Part One – Industry Dynamics Part Two -Demystifying the Mist Part...

  • Quick Guide to Second-Hand Software (Part 1 of 3)

    "Some statements from software vendors in this space may seek to cloud your judgement and paint a shady tone of grey" This article has been contributed by Noel Unwin of Discount-Licensing.com Part One – Industry Dynamics Part Two -Demystifying the Mist Part Three...

  • Oracle Licensing: The Data, The Report and The Reality

    “Reality is changing – I’d suggest you get involved” As with almost any complex area of life or business, Software Asset Management is seldom black and white. Like most of us, SAM practitioners need to deal with various shades of grey. This is the first of two articles...

  • Video: How to Run Oracle on VMware

    Cowardly Lion; Solve Fear, Solve the Problem In this informative session Jason Keogh from iQuate and Will Monin from VMware explore how to optimize Oracle licensing within VMware environments. Topics: How Oracle is licensed? Processors, Cores and Core Factors Hard vs. Soft Partitioning VMotion Virtualization...

  • Oracle Licensing in a Fluid Virtual Environment

    The following question has been posted within the Virtual User Group (VUG) by an ITAM Review reader. If you have experiences or advice to share regarding managing this type of Oracle licensing scenario please post your comment below or respond directly within the VUG. Thank you. Question: Introduction  We rely...

  • IBM – The Dark Horse of Software Audits?

    Are Companies Underestimating IBM Audits? I recently interviewed Alan Swahn, VP of Product Management at Flexera Software. We discussed IBM Licensing and the IBM audit program. Q. Why IBM? Shouldn’t companies spend more time focusing on Microsoft, Adobe or Oracle audit compliance? Many...

  • Forum Archive

    The ITAM Review forum now has a new home within the Virtual User Group. Below are some edited highlights of some of the discussions from the old forum. Thank you to everyone that contributed and sorry for the upheaval in moving things around. Q. Looking for a SAM tool that will full...