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.
  • Bit9 collates 6 Billion Software Titles

    Bit9 announced the Bit9 Global Software Registry™ has accumulated more than 6 billion records, making it the most comprehensive repository of information on software ever compiled. Designed to help determine the authenticity and trustworthiness of software, the ...
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  • ManageSoft Launches Knowledge Center

    ManageSoft has rolled out a new knowledge center for its customers and partners through its website. This hub of information brings together hundreds of searchable articles, the latest product downloads, answers to customer inquiries, training course registration, ...
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  • Event: An introduction and overview of Microsoft Licensing

    15 April 2008 18.30 – 15 April 2008 21.20 GMT, London Outline of Licensing session This session is aimed at providing IT professionals with a complete understanding of Microsoft’s Software Licensing. The course is not in-depth ...
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  • New Report Demonstrates Licensing Savings

    A new report has been published in conjunction with SaaS systems management company TriActive and consulting firm THINKstrategies.  “The study, which included data collected by TriActive’s Asset Management Suite™ from over 125,000 endpoints across 460 companies, ...
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  • Fast tackles illegal software auctions

    The Federation Against Software Theft (Fast) has reiterated its determination to crack down on the sale of pirated software on auction websites. The announcement follows the launch of 17 auction piracy actions against individuals selling counterfeit ...
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  • Software Piracy Hot Lists

    Interesting article by Enterprise IT Planet on the activities of the software piracy watchdogs. The ‘Hot Lists’ include “2007 Software Titles Most Frequently Pirated by Companies” and “2007 Software Titles Most Frequently Pirated from the Internet”. Software ...
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  • Two companies settle software copyright claims

    A refreshing change – the BSA is actually naming companies in their recent press release. TruStile Doors and Sentage have settled with the Business Software Alliance and agreed to pay fines for their use of unlicensed ...
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