Software publishers

Licence management is the mainstay of many ITAM roles, so it is important to stay informed on the latest software publisher news. We aim to keep our readers informed on the latest developments at tier 1, 2 and 3 software publishers, combined with analysis of how it will affect ITAM professionals.
  • Adobe Sued by FTC for Unfair Selling Practices

    Adobe Sued by FTC for Unfair Selling Practices

    The Federal Trade Commission has announced legal proceedings against Adobe and two of its senior executives for what it claims is misleading and complex terms and activities related to cancellation of software subscriptions. Section 8403 of ...
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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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  • Can I run Oracle on Microsoft Azure? Podcast with LicenseFortress and Bridgeton Data

    Can I run Oracle on Microsoft Azure? Podcast with LicenseFortress and Bridgeton Data

    As hybrid environments become the norm within organisations, considering what you can run where is a key component of system architecture and IT Asset Management. In this episode, Rich talks to Dean Bolton from LicenseFortress and ...
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  • VMware stops selling perpetual licenses (updated 8th May 2024)

    VMware stops selling perpetual licenses (updated 8th May 2024)

    The following article was originally published on the 12th December 2023. Scroll down for more recent updates on this continually-evolving story. Mere weeks after completing its acquisition of VMware, Broadcom has announced some very significant changes ...
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  • Rocket Software is buying OpenText’s Application Modernization and Connectivity Business (formerly part of Micro Focus)

    Rocket Software is buying OpenText’s Application Modernization and Connectivity Business (formerly part of Micro Focus)

    Goodbye COBOL. OpenText to focus on cloud and AI opportunity  Rocket Software. “Combined Entity Will Offer the Most Compelling Portfolio of Solutions to Support the World’s Largest Companies in their Modernization and Hybrid Cloud Journeys”  Rocket ...
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  • Oracle & Rimini St: A look at the latest events (podcast)

    Oracle & Rimini St: A look at the latest events (podcast)

    Rich is once again joined by the experts from LicenseFortress and Beeman & Muchmore – this time to examine the latest happenings in the ongoing battle between Oracle and 3rd party support provider, Rimini St. They ...
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  • What ITAM can learn from contract management: Lessons from Schiphol Airport

    What ITAM can learn from contract management: Lessons from Schiphol Airport

    What can ITAM learn from contract management? ITAM Arjen Hamerling is IT Contract Manager at Schiphol Group, the owner and operator of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Arjen is responsible for both Software Asset Management and Contract Management ...
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  • ITAMantics - October 2023

    ITAMantics - October 2023

    ITAMAntics – October 2023 (ITAM Review monthly news podcast) This month George, Rich and AJ tackle the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant for SAM Managed Services, the role of AI in ITAM, insights from nearly a year ...
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