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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...

  • OEM Software Explained in Simple Terms

    OEM software comes in different forms, including CD. I’m sure you’ve heard of software being referred to as an OEM before. OEM stands for Original Equipment Manufacturer and ultimately it is software that comes pre-installed with hardware such as desktops, laptops, printers and...

  • Forever 21 Pirated Copies of Adobe Software

    Forever 21 store in Singapore On January 29th, The Verge reported that Adobe is suing the fashion chain Forever 21 for a number of copyright infringements and un-licensed software. The Verge states that: “Forever 21 pirated 63 different instances of Adobe software including copies...

  • 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’...

  • Top Ten Licensing Types – Where is the market going?

    Where is the licensing market going? If you would like to find out more about SAM Licensing or need general help with SAM then why not attend one of our SAM Workshops taking place in London, Berlin or New York soon.   No matter what, all software and applications have a license...

  • Oracle Licensing can be tough, so let’s lighten the mood!

    For information on our next Oracle event taking place in New York please click here Oracle licensing can be a heavy subject! We are all aware that Oracle licensing proves to be one of the most complex and hard to understand licensing structures out there. It is one of the most talked...

  • Can a SAM Team be 100% Virtual?

    The Big Question A SAM professional who has been given a budget to build a SAM team recently contacted us to ask whether or not they can build an effective SAM team virtually, or if they need to physically have the personnel in the office. A recent poll by SHRM showed that 46% of...

  • HP Asset Manager for Oracle License Management

    This is an independent review of HP Asset Manager for managing Oracle Licensing. This review is part of our Oracle License Management Group Test. HP Asset Manager for Oracle License Management Product: HP Software Asset Management solution (SAM) consisting of HP Asset Manager (AM)...

  • September ITAM News Round Up

    September News Round Up It’s been a reasonably busy month in the world of ITAM for September, with the biggest news coming from Oracle. The ITAM Review have also had a busy month with a number of new articles and events news! September news: Microsoft to stop Office365 On demand...