Free Online Summit: Oracle & Microsoft: Financial year-end analysis FY23

Oracle and Microsoft are critical vendors for almost all organisations – with one or both of them featuring heavily in terms of software infrastructure and software spend.....
27 July 2023

About this event

Oracle and Microsoft are critical vendors for almost all organisations – with one or both of them featuring heavily when it comes to software spend, compliance risks, and cloud infrastructure.

Join Rich Gibbons and AJ Witt from the ITAM Review as we discuss the financial year end results for both Oracle & Microsoft on Thursday 27th July at 2pm BST.

We will examine how both of these Tier 1 vendors have fared through their most recent financial year and what to expect from them in the next – including areas of change, audit potential, product focus areas, cloud, licensing, and more. The aim of the session is to provide an overview of the last financial year and arm you with key information you can use to help you in upcoming conversations and dealings with Oracle and Microsoft.

Knowing where these vendors are coming from, and where they are heading, will help you as ITAM managers better understand any risks, manage costs, and successfully manage the relationship for another year.

ITAM Review analysts will look at the vendors financial results and what they might reveal about their roadmap, and how they may impact renewals and contracts moving forward.

The agenda will include:

  • Microsoft FY23 review – including financial results analysis
    • Microsoft – the year ahead
  • Oracle FY23 review – including financial results analysis
    • Oracle – the year ahead
  • Partner sessions
  • Q&A


Who should attend: 

  • SAM & ITAM professionals
  • Cloud cost management professionals
  • Procurement professionals
  • Vendor management professionals
  • CIO


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14:00 - 14:10 Welcome & Introduction
Rich Gibbons, ITAM Review
14:10 - 14:45 Microsoft FY22 review – including financial results analysis & the year ahead
Rich Gibbons, ITAM Review
14:45 - 15:15 Oracle FY22 review – including financial results analysis & the year ahead
AJ Witt, ITAM Review
15:15 - 15:45 Partner Session - Topic TBC
Speaker TBC
15:45 - 16:15 Partner Session - Topic TBC
Speaker TBC
16:15 - 16:45 Q&A & Close
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    Rich Gibbons
    Managing Director, ITAM Review
    Rich has almost 15 years’ experience in the world of IT and software licensing, having been both a software sales manager for a VAR and a Microsoft licensing endorsed trainer. A Northerner renowned for his shirts, Rich is a fan of most films, Hip-Hop, travel, football in general (and specifically MUFC), Marvel and reading as many books as possible. Finding ways to combine these with software licensing is always fun.
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    AJ Witt
    ITAM Industry Analyst, The ITAM Review
    AJ Witt is ITAM Industry Analyst at The ITAM Review. Previous to joining the ITAM Review team in April 2018, he was Software Asset Manager for Carnival UK, operators of the P&O & Cunard cruise lines. Coming from a background in IT Infrastructure technical operations IT Security & Compliance, AJ is well-placed to share his experience of how dynamic SAM teams can build mutually-beneficial stakeholder engagement.

Why you should attend

  • Cost – This Webinar is FREE.
  • Convenience -You can participate in the webinar from a location of your choosing.  No travelling/ travel costs involved.
  • Interaction – You have the opportunity to communicate and ask questions with the presenter and peers.

Testimonials and reviews

“Good info, great speakers! I’ll be sharing the recording with my colleagues on our infrastructure team. These sessions are always engaging. I started watching them sessions for the ITAM knowledge, ideas, growth, value; but I find that I am now also watching to get speaker and interacting with presenters tips from Rich! Amazing job, love it. Thanks for hosting these. Can’t wait for Wisdom!!”

“This was excellent ! I am going to go back and re-watch OnDemand. Love all segments presented.”

“I found the information informative and am looking forward to being able to reference it on demand. In particular the information about where in organizations cloud SW was being managed and I agree that ITAM can (and should) provide thought leadership in that space.”

‘Really good & interactive’

‘Great presentation! Thanks so much for putting these together.’

‘Thanks this is well-aimed and helped me to think about next steps I should be taking’.

‘The session was very informative with excellent examples’

“I got some information at the webinar today that is going to assist me in a negotiation this afternoon”

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