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Tag: software asset manager


  • Podcast: Vinci Construction and Life without SAM tools

    Mark Sales, Software Asset Manager at Vinci Construction. The ITAM Review Podcast Episode 3 Hosted by Martin Thompson Guests: Mark Sales, Software Asset Manager at Vinci Construction Rory Canavan, Independent Consultant, SAM Charter In this podcast I interviewed Mark Sales, Software...

  • Review: HP Asset Manager for SAM

    This independent review of HP Asset Manager from HP is part of our 2012 SAM Tools Review. See all participants and terms of the review here. Executive Summary Elevator Pitch Strong Enterprise SAM Contender with dated interface Strengths Flexible and intelligent ‘software...

  • Microsoft Product Use Rights (PUR)

    The Devil is in the details This article has been contributed by Sean Robinson of License Dashboard. Microsoft Product Use Rights Document – the hidden font of Microsoft licensing knowledge! As any Software Asset Manager should know, a license is actually the right to use a piece...

  • SAM in the City: “You’re not corporate….”

    Rory Canavan: SAM in the City You’re not Corporate… These words were used to describe me over 12 months ago, mid-way through a SAM engagement for a global client.  I might have shrugged off such a comment; however this statement came from my boss at the time.  So whilst...

  • Review: 1E AppClarity & Shopping

    This independent review of AppClarity and Shopping from 1E is part of our 2012 SAM Tools Review. See all participants and terms of the review here. Executive Summary Elevator Pitch AppClarity – Plug-in for SCCM for automatic reclaim of unused software. Shopping – Enterprise...

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