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Tag: SAP

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  • Snow Software acquire SAP specialist to boost datacentre SAM

    Independent assessment of Snow License Manager V6 We were commissioned to review Snow Software’s License Manager in March this year. You can download a copy of the review here. Our review identified that Snow has built a reputation for SAM in desktop environments and has been developing...

  • Assessment Criteria: IBM Feature and Product Review

    In September of this year, we will be kicking off a special feature dedicated to IBM Licensing and IBM License Management. The feature will include guides, opinion as well as reviews of SAM products suitable for managing IBM licensing. Overview This will be our fifth deep dive feature...

  • Assessment Criteria: SAP Feature and Product Review

    In June of this year, we will be kicking off a special feature dedicated to SAP Licensing and SAP License Management. The feature will include guides, opinion as well as reviews of SAM products suitable for managing SAP licensing. Overview This is our fourth deep dive feature aimed...

  • 2013: A Year in ITAM Review

    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! As 2013 begins to draw to a close, I thought it would be nice to finish off the year with a final article that’s an overview of what has happened at the ITAM Review over the last 12 months.  That’s right, this will be our last post for 2013...

  • SAP Audits – 6 Steps to Prepare Real Use Data

    Eliminating duplicate accounts and dormant usernames can save 4%-7% from the total number of user accounts! This article has been contributed by Moshe Panzer, CEO of Xpandion. Part One – Getting into the Right Mind Set Part Two – Preparing Real Use Data Part Three – Pre-audit...

  • 8 Tips for a Successful SAP Licensing Audit

    Moshe Panzer, Xpandion This article has been contributed by Moshe Panzer, CEO of Xpandion. Part One – Getting into the Right Mind Set Part Two – Preparing Real Use Data Part Three – Pre-audit Data Cleansing Classification Part 1 of 3: Getting into the Right Mind Set Once...

  • SAP: “We will clarify and simplify our licensing models”

    SAP UK MD Tim Noble: “standardise our terms, software rights and conditions globally” SAP this week holds the US leg of its TechEd 2012 developer and user conference and exhibition in Las Vegas. The firm used its opening keynote sessions to detail a set of extended developer services...

  • 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...

  • Lifting the Lid on SAP Engines

    SAP founders: Klaus Tschira, Hasso Plattner, Dietmar Hopp (from left to right) in 1982 This article has been contributed by Chris Hughes of Flexera Software. SAP engines (also known as packages) are optional applications for which additional licenses must be purchased. The metric...

  • SAP Named User License Optimization – Beyond the Basics

    Chris Hughes, Flexera Software This article has been contributed by Chris Hughes of Flexera Software. Generally, when we think about SAP named user license optimization, the focus is on three key optimizations: Identifying inactive users Inactive SAP user accounts are retired to...