An Introduction to Cloud Asset Management

An Introduction to Cloud Asset Management

What is cloud asset management, or CAM? How can CAM help organizations manage cloud assets? The proliferation of Cloud is only set to continue, with predictions suggesting that over 80% of IT budgets will to be committed to Cloud apps and solutions by mid-2018....
The Beginners Guide to an Oracle Audit

The Beginners Guide to an Oracle Audit

Did you know that Oracle is one of the top 5 software vendors most likely to audit? Oracle licensing rules are notoriously complex and through their License Management Services Division (LMS), they will rigorously ensure compliance. Like all software vendors, Oracle...
Gain a Complete IT View: Integrating ITSM with SAM

Gain a Complete IT View: Integrating ITSM with SAM

Do you spend more time than necessary trying to find the information you need? Is this impacting your responses to IT and service desk queries? There is a common misconception that IT Service Management (ITSM) and the service desk are the same thing. ITSM actually...
7 Tips for Licensing Optimization in the Datacenter

7 Tips for Licensing Optimization in the Datacenter

Fact: poor management of datacenter software licensing is probably costing your organization thousands, if not millions 80% of software spend now takes place within the datacenter, so the need to manage and optimize license spend here is critical. However,...
Quality Over Quantity: The Art of Software Normalization

Quality Over Quantity: The Art of Software Normalization

Software normalization (or recognition as it’s also known) isn’t particularly new, but it’s becoming an increasingly hot topic from an ITSM perspective, driven by demands for normalized software data to populate the CMDB. When it comes to a normalization service – and...
7 Ways Software Asset Management can Help Minimize Security Risk

7 Ways Software Asset Management can Help Minimize Security Risk

How are you reducing your IT security risks? Did you know that the global spending on security technology is forecast to reach $81.7 Billion in 2017, according to IDC? No business wants to experience a security threat, especially following the NHS WannaCry attack in...