Webinar: Microsoft Licensing Audits - The most overlooked areas

This webinar has now taken place.   Join The ITAM Review’s Rich Gibbons and Geoff Worsley & Vida Sirmeniene from Aspera for our Microsoft Licensing webinar on the 28th June 2018 at 4pm BST. Topic Microsoft Licensing Audits – ...
14 June 2018


This webinar has now taken place.


Join The ITAM Review’s Rich Gibbons and Geoff Worsley & Vida Sirmeniene from Aspera for our Microsoft Licensing webinar on the 28th June 2018 at 4pm BST.


Microsoft Licensing Audits – The most overlooked areas


For organisations of all sizes, making sure you’re aware of potential issues before a compliance check is an important element of a successful ITAM program.In this webinar, Rich and Geoff will take you through some key Microsoft licensing areas that can impact an organisation’s compliance, as well as looking at what the compliance process can look like. Join this webinar to learn more about preventing licensing gaps in your Microsoft environment.

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Who Should Attend

  • CIO’s
  • Senior IT Decision Makers
  • IT Asset Managers
  • Software Asset Managers
  • Software Licensing Specialists
  • IT Procurement Professionals

Why They 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.



  • Cloud instances and discovery data – knowing what is subscription vs BYOL
  • Terminal Services
  • CALs – when and when you don’t need them
  • Virtualisation and Cloud
  • Visual Studio / MSDN subscriptions
  • SQL Server and Windows Server


Rich Gibbons – Licensing Analyst, The ITAM Review

Rich has almost 14 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!



Geoff Worsley – Country Manager, Aspera 

Geoff thrives on challenges, and is passionate about driving data-driven outcomes that deliver the most cost effective licensing solutions to customers. With over eighteen years of expertise in software and hardware asset management, Geoff holds a range of SAM / Software Compliance skills acquired from experiences at PwC and more recently an end-user role at BP. Skills include service delivery, data analysis, vendor compliance positioning, audit defense, contract negotiation support to IT solution architecture recommendations for software licensing.



Vida Sirmeniene – Vendor Competence Manager, Aspera

Vida Sirmeniene has 10 years of experience in Licensing and Software Asset Management. Before joining Aspera, she worked for an international SAM service provider where she conducted Microsoft license reviews in the UK, Nordics and USA. She was also part of the Audit defense team which helped customers optimize their estates, and avoid common licensing pitfalls. As a Vendor Competence Manager at Aspera she primarily looks after Microsoft competence and helps to shape Aspera solutions in order to stay abreast of changing licensing conditions and customer needs


This was a great webinar — very informative. I am looking forward to the other 11 modules!
Very well pitched i.e. middle of the road to be understandable for beginners as well as for people with experience in the field. Looking forward to the next module
I thought this module was well organized and well presented bringing together some key points about how to get the ITAM ball rolling and to keep it rolling. I look forward to next months module.
Really good & interactive
Great presentation! Thanks so much for putting these together. I look forward to next month!!
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

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