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ITAM and Cloud Computing: Why Do We Need to Manage That?

In The "iN" Report by IAITAM

Public, Private or Hybrid? SaaS, IaaS or PaaS? There are many cloud computing options, and selecting the right choice is only the beginning of what the ITAM team is needed for. An ITAM team needs to be engaged as early in the process as possible so that the investment in cloud service models is as successful as possible, both from an investment and risk perspective.

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Webinar April 12 at 11am EDT: Licensing Oracle Database & IBM products

In The "iN" Report by IAITAM

The webinar will cover software licensing for Oracle database and IBM products licensed with the PVU metric. Products covered include Oracle Enterprise Edition and SE2 databases and IBM WebSphere, Tivoli, Domino and DB2 products. We will review the license metrics, rules and demonstrate how to achieve compliance with these products. An excellent way to prepare for an upcoming audit or learn more about licensing these products.

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ITAM Networking – IAITAM Road Show

In The "iN" Report by IAITAM

Spend a day networking with colleagues in your area at the IAITAM Road Show. A previous attendee said “More More More… So validating and valuable to finally network with other IT Asset Managers. I don’t feel ‘alone’ anymore.”

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Webinar March 29 at 10:30am ET: Conquering IT Security Threats with SAM

In The "iN" Report by IAITAM

Software asset managers can provide valuable input to IT security initiatives since they have detailed information about installed hardware, software and users on corporate networks. Because they closely manage the lifecycle of assets and licenses, ITAM and SAM programs can also act as an effective barrier to many types of software-based threats from malware to vulnerabilities and more.

This educational webinar will examine the ways that ITAM and SAM programs can bolster network and endpoint security efforts via automated solutions.

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ITAM and ITSM: Translating the Value of Both in Your Organization

In The "iN" Report by IAITAM

In many organizations there is confusion about the relationship between ITAM and ITSM and a perceived competition that ultimately hurts both. ITAM and ITSM must work together to demonstrate that IT is a tool that increases the organization’s value, mitigates risk and is positioning the organization for the future. ITSM answers the question “Can we do it?” ITAM answers the question “Should we do it?”