Each year, Liquid Technology surveys its clients to learn more about the trends that are impacting the IT industry. The survey touches a variety of topics including cloud, IT spend, technology, and hardware.
The Ingram Micro ITAD Client Services team recently went through CHAMP training and are well on their way to becoming Certified Hardware Asset Management Professionals!
Considering the recent changes related to Oracle’s licensing rules for Java SE, as explained in our previous articles, and especially the change in release frequency, many end users asked us about the future and popularity of Java.
Let’s say an organization with modest IT assets decides it’s not worth the money to invest in a Software Asset Management (SAM) program. And for the most part, that organization seems to get by just fine with its out-of-sight, out-of-mind philosophy. Until, that is, the organization gets a tax bill for the software assets it has on hand.
With nearly of half of SAM programs yet to choose a SAM tool and as many as 75% of SAM tools owners facing disappointment, perhaps it’s worth thinking twice about the type of SAM partner that’s right for your needs.
The optimal time to start preparing for your EA Renewal is at least 6 to 9 months before your current agreement expires. Wait any longer and you give Microsoft a huge advantage.
As software licensing becomes even more complicated, effective software asset management systems need to keep up and offer new innovative techniques to cope with the ever-changing licensing landscape. Go beyond monitoring and learn new technologies that could help bring your SAM program to the next level!
IT Asset management hinges on data. And if you want to do a good job, you’re going to need good data, because ugly data leads to ugly conclusions.
If you are following our ULA article series, you know already that the limitations of a ULA are governed by the clauses within the agreement.
SMR, a Charlotte, North Carolina-based company that provides IT asset disposition (ITAD) products and services, will open a large facility in the heart of Dallas on June 1, 2019.