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Tag: SAP

Articles

  • Making sense of SAP’s new Indirect Access license

    One of the biggest ITAM stories right now has been SAP’s lawsuits against two of its customers – the drinks manufacturer Diageo and the Belgian brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev. Both lawsuits have centred around, or at least paid close attention to, indirect access – particularly...

  • SAP customers want clarity, not a conversation

    SAP customers want clarity not a conversation – 76% in straw poll have concerns or fear the consequences of raising indirect access concerns with SAP Since the multi-million dollars exposures at Diageo and AB InBev hit the headlines in 2017, SAP Indirect Access risk has, to...

  • SAP user and indirect access reconciliation process

    This article suggests a four-step process for managing SAP users and indirect access. It is a mixture of feedback from our SIG calls on SAP Indirect Access and ITAM Best Practice using the ITAM Review’s 12 Box Methodology. The article is designed to accompany our webinar on the...

  • Jaguar Land Rover save £30m optimising SAP

    Jaguar F-Type (Jaguar Land Rover is Britain’s biggest car manufacturer, shipping cars like the Range Rover and Jaguar F-Type around the world. ) The iconic British car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover saved a whopping £30m by optimising their SAP licensing position prior to negotiation....

  • New compliance target in SAP crosshairs, ABInBev face $600m fine

    ABInBev brands include Budweiser, Corona, Stella Artois and Becks The £60m potential fine mentioned in the recent Diageo case with SAP over indirect access looks like small beer, excuse the pun, compared to the $600m settlement mentioned for SAP licensing violations for the multi-national...

  • Checklist for identifying SAP indirect access

    A recent ITAM Review webinar on SAP indirect access found that 75% of ITAM Review readers felt that the topic of indirect access would be relevant soon. Conversations with ITAM Review readers suggests that the recent SAP vs. Diageo will be used as additional ammunition by SAP account...

  • New SAP license management certification

    This article provides an introduction to a new commercial offering from The ITAM Review, a SAP License Management Certification. Certification of SAP License Management Tooling ITAM Review’s SAP License Management Certification is designed to help worldwide ITAM Review readers identify...