Security Standards- PCI, SAS70/SSAE, AAA NAID By Dag Adamson Security compliance requirements present complications for IT asset management professionals and their respective IT asset disposal vendors and data destruction service providers. In addition to federal and state regulatory requirements, industry stakeholders have introduced and have raised the bar to include more sophisticated
An effective SAM practice is fought in the trenches By David Tidwell A plethora of online information is available to help companies prepare for a formal software audit. Of course, the best approach is to have a proactive Software Asset Management (SAM) program in place prior to an audit starting, but what
Solve IT Risk with Integrated ITAM By Kannan Bhaskaran & Ganapathy Balakrishnan – BNY Mellon By Kannan Bhaskaran & Ganapathy Balakrishnan - BNY Mellon While IT Asset Management is an essential function for any organization to provide the much necessary controls, it is also a very key function to mitigate several risks
SAM Safari – Managing Licenses in the Virtual Environment By Kathy Bugajski Software Asset Management has traditionally focused on managing the physical license installations on the desktops, laptops and servers of an enterprise. By this time, most companies have at least the outline of a SAM program defined and are executing against
Why Digital Transformation makes ITAM more important than ever By Jon Hall Digital transformation is not just hype. Across every sector, a revolution is happening. Long established companies are finding their long-term business models disrupted by new upstarts and new practices, and the results have been dramatic. In the three months to
SAM – More than License Compliance & Management By Technology Asset Management Inc. There is continued, perhaps increasing, confusion in the industry as to the discipline of software asset management (SAM and its subsets software license management (SLM) and software license compliance (SLC). Examples include: Statements in public forums such as LinkedIn.
Is a SAM Managed Service Right for You? By David Ingram A Managed Service can be one way to increase the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of your SAM program. Could hiring a team of dedicated, seasoned SAM professionals lead to a more painless program? This article will review the basics of a SAM
Unsubsidized Mobile Devices Impact IT Asset Managers By Craig Boswell The move to mobile is in full swing for both consumers and enterprises. Nearly 2.45 billion smartphones were shipped in 2015 alone, and according to IDC forecasts, this number will only continue to grow at a CAGR of 8.5 percent. The mass