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Tag: VMWare

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  • August Radio Show – Change Management and ITAM

    Industry news, job of the week, jargonbuster – plus the importance of change management The ITAM Review Monthly Radio Show starring (in order of appearance): Martin Thompson Geoff Worsley Stuart Pomfrett AJ Witt Barry Pilling David Foxen August 2019 topics include:  Microfocus...

  • Don’t let cloud adoption fool you – VMware are still relevant

    It’s easy to think, in these days of ever greater cloud infrastructure adoption, that VMware doesn’t have the clout they once did in the IT world. In fact, I recently had a client demote the vendor from their top 20 list, where they’d sat for many a year. More businesses are...

  • Oracle on VMWare: What to know

    Many companies use VMware as their virtualization technology. Many companies use Oracle as their database technology. It’s great that the two co-exist so well, making everyone’s lives that bit easier. If only! Running Oracle in a VMware environment can be confusing, illogical...

  • The definitive guide to Oracle on VMware – Webinar

    Licensing Oracle in a VMware environment can be full of risks and requires deep understanding and careful planning to ensure compliance. Join Rich Gibbons, Microsoft Licensing Analyst from The ITAM Review and Richard Spithoven of B-lay on this interactive webinar –  ‘The...

  • VMWare running on Azure

    Vmware on Azure, say what? Say what now?! Microsoft have made quite the announcement – soon, organisations will be able to run VMWare virtual machines on Microsoft Azure. These two companies have been perennial rivals in the virtualization space for many years, does this signify...

  • VMWare Licensing Quick Guide 2015

    Introduction VMWare are one of the biggest virtualization and cloud vendors within the software market. Initially founded in 1998 in California, USA, it was sold to EMC Corporation in 2004. VMWare software can run on a number of different platforms, including Windows, Linux and Mac...

  • Certero AssetStudio for Inventory and Discovery

    This is an independent review of Certero AssetStudio for Inventory and Discovery. Executive Summary Elevator pitch Great all round inventory and discovery solution that can also be used for SAM and Systems Management. Strengths Customisable widgets for data graphs Very strong...

  • Lets talk about Microsoft Downgrade rights

    Rob Horwitz Microsoft licensing is something the majority of us have to deal with on a daily basis. There are some aspects of Microsoft licensing that are not commonly known about, including downgrade rights and what that entails. Downgrade rights’ are available on certain products...

  • Why Oracle License Management requires a different approach

    Avoid unnecessary costs Oracle is a key software publisher in the datacentre and for many organizations represents a large proportion of their software spend and an essential part of their IT infrastructure. Taking the right approach to Oracle licensing is vital; a poorly managed...

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