ITAM News & Analysis

This page combines news with our analysis of issues affecting the ITAM industry, including software publisher stories, ITAM/SAM tools developments and launches, mergers & acquisitions and any other IT news which is pertinent for the ITAM professional to know about.
  • AI is Revolutionizing IT Asset Management: Early Research

    AI is Revolutionizing IT Asset Management: Early Research

    The preliminary results of a global study by the ITAM Forum have unveiled crucial insights into the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) in the IT Asset Management (ITAM) industry. The findings show a growing use of ...
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  • Digital document solutions - why every ITAM professional should be managing one

    Digital document solutions - why every ITAM professional should be managing one

    In the face of growing environmental concerns and the urgent need for sustainable practices, the role of ITAM is expanding. Today, ITAM professionals are uniquely positioned to drive sustainability initiatives within their organisations. Sustainability in ITAM ...
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  • ITAMantics - April 2024

    ITAMantics - April 2024

    Welcome to the April 2024 edition of ITAMantics, our monthly news podcast where we discuss the biggest ITAM stories from the last month. George is joined this month by AJ Witt and Ryan Stefani. Stories tackled ...
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  • The Dutch Police Achieves ISO 19770-1 Certification

    The Dutch Police Achieves ISO 19770-1 Certification

    The Dutch Police recently became the 4th organisation (ever!) to achieve ISO 19770-1 certification for its ITAM management system. This is a massive achievement, and, here’s why does it matter… Certification not only recognises the great ...
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  • Broadcom is removing expired VMware licences from its portal - take action now!

    Broadcom is removing expired VMware licences from its portal - take action now!

    Hot on the heels of Broadcom’s announcement of the end of perpetual licences for VMware it has given customers barely a week to download any keys for licenses from its portal with expired support. This is ...
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  • Who Loses When Broadcom Wins?

    Who Loses When Broadcom Wins?

    News of a new Broadcom deal rarely arrives with great fanfare. The November 2023 VMware acquisition provoked open worry online and in business circles, with many critics wondering whether the former Hewlett-Packard spinoff’s reputation would prove ...
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  • Software Vendor Insights: What do the numbers tell us about the opportunities for ITAM negotiations?

    Software Vendor Insights: What do the numbers tell us about the opportunities for ITAM negotiations?

    What software vendor insights can be gained from the latest financial results from Amazon, Google, Broadcom, Salesforce, IBM and SAP? An important part of ITAM is paying close attention to the health of the companies we ...
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  • Flexera is first SAM tool vendor verified for Oracle E-Business Suite applications

    Flexera is first SAM tool vendor verified for Oracle E-Business Suite applications

    Flexera has announced that it has been verified as the first software asset management (SAM) tool vendor for Oracle E-Business Suite applications. Almost anyone with an Oracle estate will be familiar with the company’s License Management ...
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  • ITAMantics - March 2024

    ITAMantics - March 2024

    Welcome to the March 2024 edition of ITAMantics, where George, Rich and Ryan discuss the month’s ITAM news. Up for discussion this month are. Listen to the full ITAMantics podcast above or queue it up from ...
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