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Aspera praised in the latest IT Asset Management Landscape Vendor report from Info-Tech Research Group

Aspera has recently been listed as a ‘Champion’ in the latest IT Asset Management Vendor Landscape report published by the Info-Tech Research Group. It was also noted as an ‘Exemplary Performer’ for managing complex licensing scenarios.

By Aspera – Boston, MA/USA. Published June 28, 2016

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Aspera launches ‘simulation’ for savings in the data centre

Aspera has recently announced the release of SmartTrack Optimization & Simulation 4.1.1, a highly cost-effective and functional way to optimise data centre topologies.

By Aspera – Boston, MA/USA. Published June 23, 2016

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ITAMS leads the UK and moves to 2nd place in the 2015 global SAM MSP Review

This latest SAM MSP group by the ITAM Review test looks at the capabilities of five SAM Managed Service providers from the UK, Germany and USA. Service providers were rated based on the expertise, methodology and strength of customer references. General market observations during the study included the SAM and licensing industry skills shortage, the scope of services and the duration of service relationships.

ITAMS was quoted as being “trustworthy and a “strong partner” by its customers. Download the report to read more.

Published By ITAM Review, October 15, 2015

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ITAMS adds Raynet to its portfolio for fast and reliable IT asset discovery

Raynet GmbH, Europe’s leading solution provider and software vendor for software packaging and application lifecycle management products, has agreed upon a mutual partnership with ITAMS (IT Asset Management Solutions) to provide fast and reliable IT asset discovery solutions to ITAMS` current and future customers.

Published By Raynet, August 5, 2015

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Aspera announces new SmartTrack 4 for Software License Management

Aspera announces the availability of SmartTrack 4, the industry-leading platform for server-based license management and License Management as a Service (LaaS). The new SmartTrack 4 delivers a totally redesigned, user-friendly interface for faster, simpler license management.

Published by Aspera, July 16, 2015

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Knock knock

Why software vendor audits are causing increasing misery for end users and what partners can do to help.

By Doug Woodburn. Published by CRN/ChannelWeb, February 6, 2015

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ITAMS to supply Software as a Service and Specialist Cloud Services on G-Cloud 6 Framework

London, February 2, 2015

ITAMS will make IT and Software Asset Management services accessible to public sector organisations

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ITAMS announces launch of new Enterprise Licence Management 360 (ELM 360©) Services for Oracle®

London, September 17, 2014

ITAMS announce the launch of its new Enterprise Licence Management (ELM) 360© Services for Oracle®. The services cover a wide range of needs from advice to full outsource and which can be finely-tuned to match a client’s level of Oracle maturity, internal resources, capabilities and priorities. These services have been specifically developed to help Oracle end-users wade through and tackle head-on, complex compliance challenges.

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ITAM and the career path to CIO

By Paul Sheehan. Published by The ITAM Review: London, 13th August 2014

As ITAM grows in importance so do the career openings and opportunities within IT. As with any career path, ITAM professionals face the choice of taking a more ‘managing people’ or ‘specialist expertise’ routes with their career.

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The convergence of SAM and HAM

By Hugh Skingley. Published by The ITAM Review: London, 17th July 2014

There is a convergence in the industry between software, hardware and configuration detail in license models. You could argue that this is mainly due to Moore’s law and the logarithmic growth in processing power and virtualization technologies in datacentres.

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ITAMS announces European Office Expansion with a New Data Operations Centre

London, 24 June 2014

ITAMS announces its expansion into continental Europe to support its rapidly growing customer base and increasing demand for IT and software asset management services.

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ITAMS ranked as the UK’s No.1 specialist SAM Managed Service Provider

London, 28 January 2014

A competitive comparison of specialist SAM providers places ITAMS as one of the world’s top three Specialist SAM Managed Service Providers and No. 1 in the UK.

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Less Than a Third of IT Asset Management Reports Include ROI

Published Canton, OH (PRWEB), 17 December 2013

Less than a third of IT asset managers include return on investment (ROI) information in their executive management reports, according to a new IAITAM industry survey, ITAM as a Priority. More than half (53%) did not know if there was a monetary saving from the ITAM program due to lack of measurement.

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Used Software Licences? Are They Worth Considering?

Published ITAMS September 2013

By Paul Sheehan, Managing Partner at IT Asset Management Solutions (ITAMS)

A European ruling last year on the re-sell of software licences caused a stir at the time, but has so far had only minimal impact and may well have passed virtually unnoticed by procurement teams. This is despite the Financial Times describing the decision as having “the potential to create a multimillion dollar market”.

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Used software re-selling ‘clouded’ by technological advancements

Published by Procurement Leaders Global Intelligence Network, September 2013

By Harry John, Research Analyst for Procurement Leaders

With software license resale now backed by EU courts, slow uptake suggests that laws are once again unable to keep pace with technological developments.

“More than a year after a ruling by the European Court of Justice over the re-sale of software licences, the business world is still holding its breath to see what will happen next”, writes Paul Sheehan. In other words, “corporates are cautious”, notes Sheehan, managing partner at IT Asset Management Solutions.

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ITAMS launches IAITAM Authorised Training Organisation in the UK

London, 14 October 2013

IAITAM Certified Software Asset Manager (CSAM) and Certified Hardware Asset Management Professional (CHAMP) Courses offered from Autumn 2013

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IT Asset Management Solutions Acquires Liken’s SAM Business

London, 26 June 2013

Liken enhances ITAMS’ IT Asset and Software Licence Management services portfolio

IT Asset Management Solutions (ITAMS), one of the UK’s longest established, vendor independent, consulting and technology companies specialising in IT Asset and Software Licence Management (SLM), today announced its acquisition of Liken’s Software Asset Management (SAM) and IT Asset Management (ITAM) business. Liken will remain as a legal entity, but will focus exclusively on other, non-ITAM/SAM, aspects of its business, going forward under the directorship of James Rowlands.

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The ITAM Consultant – Skills & Experience

Published by The ITAM Review, 6 March 2013

By Paul Sheehan, Managing Partner at IT Asset Management Solutions (ITAMS)

In this short article Paul shares what he considers to be the most redeeming qualities for ITAM professionals and how those qualities have changed as the market has evolved.

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Does your Outsourcer really know SAM?

Published by The ITAM Review, 6 February 2013

By Paul Sheehan, Managing Partner at IT Asset Management Solutions (ITAMS)

Outsourcers are a major part of the IT landscape. Third party service providers and integrators are responsible for managing a large proportion of public and private sector infrastructure and systems. In this short article Paul suggests some key topics to discuss with your Outsourcer regarding SAM.

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Who do you trust?

Published by The ITAM Review, 6 December 2012

By Paul Sheehan, Managing Partner at IT Asset Management Solutions (ITAMS)

In this first article Paul delves into the murky depths of independence and profit motives in the SAM market. The article looks more closely at what “independent” really means when choosing SAM services, the key players in the SAM market in relation to commercial interests and key questions to ask when in dialogue with your prospective SAM partner.

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ITAMS adds to its growing portfolio of licensing experts

London, 22 November 2012

IT asset management and software licensing consultancy IT Asset Management Solutions (ITAMS) has appointed Eric Chiu, former Team Leader and Consultant from Deloitte UK’s Software Licence Services team as Principal Consultant to its enterprise licence management services division.

Chiu brings with him extensive knowledge of major vendor licensing issues and specialist experience gained through working on audit defence, licence compliancy and software asset management (SAM) engagements from Deloitte where he led a team of seven consultants.

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CRC acquisition extends and complements ITAMS IT Asset and Service Management portfolio

London, 20 October 2011

IT Asset Management Solutions (ITAMS), one of the UK’s leading, vendor independent IT Asset, Software Licence and IT Service Management consulting and technology companies, today announced its acquisition of CRC’s business, a team of experts specialising in physical asset management, software asset management and software licensing services.

The acquisition of CRC is intended to enhance and strengthen the already well-established asset and licence management arm of ITAMS which has been built on solid market, industry and niche subject matter knowledge over the past decade.

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