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.
  • 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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  • ITAMantics podcast - September 2023

    ITAMantics podcast - September 2023

    In the September edition of ITAMantics, Rich, AJ and George discuss Cisco’s acquisition of Splunk, ITAM’s role in corporate credit ratings, SAP buying LeanIX, Josys raising $93M, Torii launching an AI assistant, and whether Oracle had ...
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  • Oracle announces support for Ampere ARM Processors

    Oracle announces support for Ampere ARM Processors

    Could more favourable Oracle licensing persuade you to move to Ampere ARM servers?  Oracle recently announced support for Ampere ARM architecture for both cloud and on-premises deployments. Specifically, Oracle Database 19c Enterprise Edition (the current long-term ...
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  • ITAMantics podcast - August 2023

    ITAMantics podcast - August 2023

    Welcome to the August edition of ITAMantics, our monthly news podcast where we discuss the biggest ITAM stories. We may be in the middle of summer, but there are still ITAM stories to discuss. In this ...
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  • HCL announce 15% price rise in software licensing

    HCL announce 15% price rise in software licensing

    The following analysis was compiled by Piaras MacDonnell, IBM license expert at License Hawk in response to the recent announcement of a 15% HCL price rise. HCL price rise Yet another of the tier 1 software ...
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  • Europeans paying 20%+ “cloud tax” according to CISPE report 

    Europeans paying 20%+ “cloud tax” according to CISPE report 

    A new report by CISPE has sought to quantify the additional cost or “tax” of running enterprise software outside of the vendor’s own cloud infrastructure. Professor Frédéric Jenny, the author of the report, cites a premium ...
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