To Migrate Or Not To Migrate? – Microsoft’s New Pricing

To Migrate Or Not To Migrate? – Microsoft’s New Pricing

On July 25th, Microsoft announced it is to introduce significant price rises from 1st October 2018, including a 10% increase for Office 2019. Now those price rises have started to kick-in, businesses are left wondering if they will be better off in the Cloud or...
Has the industry created a SAM merry-go-round?

Has the industry created a SAM merry-go-round?

Has the industry created a SAM merry-go-round? Scream if you want to go faster… It’s generally agreed that effective Software Asset Management requires a combination of technology (in the form of a tool or tools) and process, in the form of services delivered by...
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...
Quality Over Quantity: The Art of Software Data Normalization

Quality Over Quantity: The Art of Software Data 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 SAM can Help Minimize Security Risk

7 Ways SAM 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...