Neva Fay

Service Engineer II – SAM Manager, Microsoft

Neva has been working in the Microsoft SAM space for 8 years, prior to that she did Hardware Asset Management for a private IT Support company in Bellevue, WA for 3 years.

Neva is a Service Engineer II and manages several programs in the Software Asset Management space at Microsoft. She has worked at Microsoft for 8 years driving successful growth and visibility in SAM space. She plays a key role in the end to end management of onboarded non-Microsoft solutions that help drive the Microsoft digital business. A core component of our Software Licensing Service program has been the creation of procurement processes and technology requirements to successfully manage the optimization and risk mitigation of both on-premise and cloud-based software licensing, or software as a service (SaaS).


Topic: SAM

May 19, 2:30-3:30 PM ET

Co-presenter: Patrick Graff

Microsoft internal best practices in Software Governance and Software Lifecycle management

Microsoft takes a strong approach in mitigating risk in their own Software licensing needs, consumption, and security. Our 0 Trust initiative is key to keeping our license use, network, and our data secured. Hackers are getting smarter and targeting supply chain to find vulnerabilities in getting access to you and your customers data. This session will provide you best practices on building a 0 Trust governance process, drive policies, and make a huge impact on the Software Lifecycle Management of both on-premises solutions and Cloud base SaaS solutions. IT has transformed to a digital organization, driving the employee experience and digital business needs.

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