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Tag: software license

Articles

  • SAM – What can be automated & what needs to stay manual?

    Here at the ITAM Review we are always being asked about how organisations can make their ITAM function more proactive and efficient. One of the arguments and suggestions for improving a SAM function is to start automating certain processes to take the strain off the ITAM team, allowing...

  • SAP Licensing Quick Guide (2015)

    This Quick Guide is available in PDF format – simply subscribe to our free newsletter to download   SAP licensing is one of the most complicated and complex license metrics currently faced by software asset management (SAM) and software licensing professionals. SAP is different...

  • IBM Licensing Quick Guide (2015)

    When you discuss the most complex licensing vendors, the usual names crop up. Oracle, SAP, Microsoft and IBM. IBM is one of the largest software vendors in the world with one of the most complicated licensing models. IBM licensing doesn’t appear to be common knowledge for users...

  • Realizing Authentic License Optimization

    “There’s no silver bullet for a discovery tool” Ahead of the SAM Summit taking place in Chicago, 23-25 June, I chatted to Bernhard Boehler, Co-founder and CEO at Aspera Technologies. In this interview Bernhard discusses Aspera’s new Optimization & Simulation...

  • 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...

  • SAP Licensing Quick Guide

    This article was published in 2010 – read a new and updated 2015 version here. If you would like further information on managing the complexity of your SAP licensing agreement why not join us at one of our free events taking place this year? For more details visit our Events...