Windows Embedded is Now Windows IoT with a Host of New Features and Editions By Trent Allgood The Internet of Things (IoT) allows for new device types and formats to be connected and provide services through innovative means. Gartner predicts the number of IoT devices in use to hit 14.2 billion in
Maximize the Value of Your Retired Equipment By Paul Baum Ever Wonder Where Your Retired IT Devices Go? It seems like a simple question. Managing the retirement of IT assets is a necessary part of the business cycle. ITAD vendors are carefully vetted and selected through a robust process that ensures both
Who is that calling me from Oracle? By Melissa Cortale The Oracle ecosystem is extremely complex, and it can be confusing to keep straight all the different Oracle representatives that reach out to your company. This article will explore the Oracle ecosystem and provide recommendations for navigating the many Oracle representatives that
Measuring Success Begins With Your Vendor’s ERP System By Craig Boswell Each company and organization operating today has varied goals and processes, but they all face one common challenge: the need for dependable and efficient methods to manage business operations. That’s where Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems come into play, automating and
What could possibly go wrong? Strategies to Lessen your Risk in the Cloud By John Boruvka “CEOs and CFOs have a fiduciary responsibility to the organization. If your executive team and IT organization haven’t recently discussed and implemented SaaS data recovery plans, now is the time to do so,” according to Security Boulevard.Software-as-a-Service applications are
Oracle Will Charge for Java Starting in 2019 By Noel Schneider Here’s what you need to know about upcoming Oracle Java licensing changes that end public updates for Java SE 8 as of January 2019. Find out what you need to know about Oracle Java licensing changes that begin in January 2019.
Executive Considerations for Azure Adoption By Andrew Snodgrass Azure has the potential to help organizations reduce cost and deploy services faster than possible in most on-premises data centers. Azure provides scaling, security, data governance, global reach, and advanced features, such as machine learning, that many organizations struggle to deliver independently. However, not
Printer Asset Management - Managing Printers & Their Vendors By Robert Russell Are printers part of your estate or IT portfolio? If you answered “yes” to the above question, then the next logical series of questions are “How do you manage them?” and “Are these assets managed according to your IT Asset
“SAM is Dead, Long Live TAM(*)” By Phil Hames (*) Technology Asset Management Will software asset management exist 5 years from now? As Doris Day famously sang “Que sera sera, the future’s not ours to see”, we can never be certain about what changes will affect our lives in the coming years.
How the Emerging IoT will prompt Asset Management Issues By John Boruvka As companies leverage the Internet of Things (IoT), the Software Asset Management (SAM) function will be forced to rethink its charter. This article will explore how professionals within the SAM function need to start thinking about the IoT, and how