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.
  • Manchester (UK) firms face pirate software blitz

    Manchester is the worst English city for software piracy outside London, according to an IT industry body which is trying to stamp it out. The Business Software Alliance is giving local businesses six weeks to prove ...
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  • UK Architects probed by software piracy watchdog

    Huddersfield-based (UK) architecture practice Above and Beyond is being investigated by the Business Software Alliance (BSA) for alleged computer software piracy.The BSA a global watchdog which represents the largest software companies and regularly fines offenders, is ...
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  • USU Builds International Reputation

    According to a recent study conducted by the American market research company ECP, USU is one of the world’s leading suppliers in the area of IT Asset Management and Software Asset Management (ITAM/SAM). ITAM and SAM ...
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  • Centennial unveils Centennial License Manager 2.1 solution

    “Centennial Software a developer of Software Asset Management (SAM) and network audit solutions, launched last week the latest versions of Centennial License Manager and SAM.Suite, which feature several enhancements designed to help organizations better manage their ...
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  • 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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