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Tag: Software Asset Management

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  • Oracle License Management 

    Oracle licensing is one of the most complex license metrics to manage within the IT Asset Management community. It poses the biggest challenge for ITAM, SAM (software asset management) and licensing professionals alike. There are only a few vendors that require specialist experts...

  • February News Roundup

    News Forever 21 accused of pirating Adobe software – It was reported in February that fashion retailer Forever 21 have been knowingly pirating copies of Adobe software. According to Adobe, they even told Forever 21 they were in breach of copyright, but they continued to do so....

  • SAM Tool Buyers Guide

    This SAM Tool Buyers Guide highlights some of the key requirements and competitive differentiators to consider when selecting and buying Software Asset Management (SAM) tools. This guide is available in PDF format, subscribe to our newsletter to download it.  I have also included...

  • The Importance of Effective HAM (Hardware Asset Management)

    As we all know, there are huge savings to be made on software within an organisation through software asset management (SAM). But what about the hardware aspect? Are there cost savings to be made on desktops, laptops, physical servers etc? With effective Hardware Asset Management...

  • iQuate iQSonar for Inventory and Discovery

    This independent review is part of our Inventory and Discovery Tool Review. Executive Summary Elevator pitch Powerful agentless discovery for large and complex IT environments. Strengths Dynamic User Interface (UI). Everything is interactive and easy to use, and the information...

  • Picking the right SAM tool (Part 2 of 2)

    Ensure your SAM tool can dig deep and get all of the data you need. Read Part 1 in our series of articles on SAM tools here. What to look for in a good SAM Tool This is a tough call to make, as everyone’s needs are different. Let’s assume an organisation wants a solid ‘all-round’...

  • Event Listing: SAM Workshop, 13th May 2015, New York

      Following the unfortunate timing of Juno, the storm that hit New York in January we are pleased to announce that we have rescheduled our SAM Workshop to Wednesday, 12th May 2015.   Martin Thompson and David Foxen will be leading a SAM Workshop as part of our reschedules New...

  • Technology Review: Concorde Core Control

    This is an independent review of Core Control from Concorde Solutions (Reviewed October 2014). AT A GLANCE – CONCORDE CORE CONTROL Concorde was founded in 2007 and has seen rapid growth over the past few years. They are a member of the CiF (Cloud Industry Forum) and FAST (Federation...

  • Process of the Month – SAM Process Review Process

    Establishing a SAM framework can take a mammoth effort In the final process of the month, we have a process that is all too often missed but can be as vital as the audit and reconciliation process itself, and that is the SAM Process Review Process.  Establishing a SAM framework can...

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