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  • SAMS Europe 2014 Event Review

    SAMS Europe The ITAM Review was recently the ‘Premium Media Sponsor’ at the SAMS Summit Europe 2014 event in Berlin, Germany. This was the third year that we.CONECT hosted the SAMS Europe event, which included an awards ceremony after the first night. I was also fortunate enough...

  • SAM Managed Services: SHI (Vendor Profile)

    Founded in 1989, SHI is a $5BN provider of IT products and services and includes 1,800 staff serving over 10,000 customers worldwide. With 44 full time staff, SHI has the largest SAM team in this review consisting of Inventory Engineers, License Analysts, Project Managers, Business...

  • Gartner: Use Market Forces to Drive Licensing Negotiations

    "Show me the money!" ~ Tom Cruise I studied Economics at University many moons ago. So I felt a mixture of both fascination and nostalgia when Gartner Analyst Stewart Buchanan started using demand and supply curves to describe the business value of SAM. I attended the London...

  • What REALLY Happens During an Audit (Part 3 of 3)

    This is part three of a three part series. Read the first part here. This article has been contributed by Kylie Fowler. Regular columnist and Analyst at The ITAM Review. Once you have pulled the deployment and entitlement data together, it must be compared to identify if there are...

  • What REALLY Happens During an Audit (Part 1 of 3)

    This article has been contributed by Kylie Fowler. Regular columnist and Analyst at The ITAM Review. 1. I’ve had a request for an audit… what do I do now? Most audit requests come through as a letter or an email addressed to a senior manager or Officer of the company. If it doesn’t...

  • Interview: Sherry Irwin on Vendor Lifecycle Management

    Sherry Irwin, TAM Inc. Sherry Irwin of Technology Asset Management Inc. will be sharing her views of Vendor Lifecycle Management at the IAITAM Annual Conference and Exhibition on the 13th October. Sherry has kindly shared an overview of her methodology. ITAM Review Q: Please describe...

  • Vendor Management in an Age of Austerity

    Building Long Term Mutually Beneficial Relationships By Martin Chalkley, Regular columnist and ITAM Review Analyst. See other articles from Martin here. Asset Management as a discipline is likely to touch not only several internal stakeholders and customers, but also a number...

  • Market Synopsis: Mid-Market SAM Tools

    The chart below represents a high level summary of how vendors are currently scored within the ‘TOOLS INTELLIGENCE’ service from The ITAM Review. Vendors have been assessed against our ‘Mid-Market SAM’ criteria. The Enterprise SAM summary can be found here. IMPORTANT:...