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.
  • VMware stops selling perpetual licenses

    VMware stops selling perpetual licenses

    Mere weeks after completing its acquisition of VMware, Broadcom has announced some very significant changes to VMware licensing. Effective immediately, “VMware by Broadcom,” (as it is now affectionately known) will no longer be available on a ...
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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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  • USU Oracle Optimization is certified for management of Oracle Databases, Middleware and Java licences

    USU Oracle Optimization is certified for management of Oracle Databases, Middleware and Java licences

    ITAM Review is pleased to announce it has certified USU Oracle Optimization for management of Oracle Databases, Middleware, and Java licenses against our open community-sourced standard. The following certification report is based on survey responses provided ...
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  • ITAM trends and statistics broken down by ITAM Review

    ITAM trends and statistics broken down by ITAM Review

    Flexera’s 2023 State of ITAM Report highlights the latest ITAM trends and statistics surrounding ITAM and SAM teams across the globe, including challenges, initiatives and return on investment (ROI) of programs. The report captures the responses ...
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  • Oracle Java licensing analysis: Insights from the frontline (podcast)

    Oracle Java licensing analysis: Insights from the frontline (podcast)

    Our latest podcast covers Oracle Java licensing analysis from LicenseFortress and Beeman & Muchmore. We’re approaching 12 months since Oracle made major changes to their Oracle Java licensing policy. In this podcast we’re joined by. The ...
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  • 5 things to know if you’re considering third-party support for Oracle platforms

    5 things to know if you’re considering third-party support for Oracle platforms

    The following is a guest article from Evan Boyd, VP of Global Operations at Software Licensing Consultants While the U.S. economic outlook has brightened a bit in recent months, a mild recession remains a possibility for ...
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