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.
  • ITAM Industry News Round-Up

    SAM ASSESSMENT TOOL. FrontRange Solutions launch an Online SAM Self-Assessment Tool WEBINAR. BDNA & Forrester July 28th 08.30 PDT Ways To Reduce IT Costs In Tough Economic Times ARTICLE. Practical ITAM – Recommended ITAM Exception Reports ...
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  • Express Metrix Review: Express Software Manager Professional V9

    Our review of Express Software Manager Professional V9 from Express Metrix has begun. It is the first mid-market SAM solution to be reviewed as part of our Mid-Market SAM Tools Group Test. Our reviews are truly ...
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  • Licensing & Compliance

    One of the core subjects for the ITAM Review is Software Licensing and Software Compliance. Below is a summary of articles covering Licensing and Compliance from the archives.
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  • ITAM Professionals From 100 Countries

    I am pleased to say the ITAM Review now has regular visitors from 102 countries around the globe. Our most frequest visitors, in descending order, are from the US, UK, Denmark, Netherlands, Canada, Australia, India, Germany, ...
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  • Setting Goals & Milestones in ITAM Projects

    As part of my ongoing work with the IEC I have been lucky enough to participate in some of member discussions around ITAM. We have discussed the pain points in their ITAM strategies, what organizations are ...
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  • End User Review: Symantec / Altiris Asset Management Solution V 6.5 [70%]

    Symantec Altiris Asset Management Solution V 6.5 Estate Size. ~ 4,000 (20% Desktops, 30% Laptops, 45% Servers, 5% Other) Reviewer. Asset Acquisition and Management, Healthcare
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  • ITAM Industry News Round-Up

    Express Metrix Release Express Software Manager Version 9.0 Including tracking software usage within virtual environments and other tweaks to their software management engine. FrontRange Beef Up Software Reconciliation in License Manager 9 new vendors added to ...
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  • End User Review: Symantec / Altiris Asset Management Solution V 6.0 [61%]

    Symantec Altiris Asset Management Solution V 6.0 Estate Size.  ~ 20,000 (52% Desktops, 33% Laptops, 15% Servers) Reviewer. ITAM Professional, Practical ITAM, Finance
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  • IDC Predicts Virtual Machines To Exceed Physical Systems in 2009

    A recent report by IDC predicts the number of virtual machines to exceed physical systems in 2009. The number of servers shipped in Europe with a virtualization platform increased by 26.5% in 2008 compared to 2007. ...
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