Articles relating to ITAM, Software Deployment, Software Asset Management, and Software License Optimization.

When you look at the role of a “company” in today’s world, the responsibility a business has towards its employees and customers now contains something that didn’t exist 50 years ago: an IT estate. With the advancement of technology comes the woes for when the technology fails. Because every company today is deemed a “digital”
How 1E is helping the VA to achieve greater IT efficiency in accordance with the new MEGABYTE Act The VA (or, properly speaking, the United States Department of Veterans Affairs) has no small task: it has to turn the immense respect and affection America feels for its armed forces veterans and their families into actual
Reduce Costs and Risk for the Enterprise
I had the opportunity to speak at the IAITAM ACE Dublin conference earlier this month. My session was titled, “The Hidden Cost of Unused Software: What is unused software costing your business?” The session was on the final day, and on the final afternoon of the conference, so I did not expect a full room
Thomas McGrath
Tuesday, 07 June 2016 / Published in Better ITAM, Events, IT Asset Management, SAM, Uncategorized
ITAM Conference 2016
The global IT Asset Management community is set to descend upon Olympia London this week for ITAM Conference 2016, and we can expect lots of fascinating panels and presentations. However, an observer would be forgiven for asking – when it comes to Software Asset Management (SAM), is there anything really new worth discussing? With SAM,
Sumir Karayi - Founder, CEO and Board Member
Having returned from the IAITAM ACE conference in New Orleans, I was struck by the number of times I heard, “I am not sure what to focus on when starting a Software Asset Management program.” The question seems simple and this recent blog from John DeVito outlines some key considerations to take into account when
Software License Renewals
Last week we hosted our third Strategic SAM webinar: Renewal Time Again, The Data You Need and How to Use It. In this session we covered tactics and strategies, like software reclaim, that will help you reduce the cost of software license renewals. You can watch the entire webinar and highlight clips on-demand. We took
Software License Audit Q&A
I hope you joined our recent webinar on how to respond to a software license audit, Auditors at the Door- Open Up or Run and Hide? We outlined best practices for how to respond to a software vendor audit. If you missed it, you can watch the full recording and edited highlights here. We took
Thanks to everyone who joined us during last week’s webinar Leveraging the Power of Software Asset Management! This is the first in a 4-part web series on Strategic SAM. Last week, we discussed: How businesses can achieve quantifiable cost reductions at times of software renewal Approaches to reduce the interruption, time, cost and risk of
cross platform tech
A recent licensing dispute between software giant Oracle and candy manufacturer Mars has been making headlines in the Software Asset Management community. While this case was settled before going to trial, Mars was facing massive licensing fees that could arise for any company running Oracle’s premiere database and VMware’s virtualization software. Oracle is targeting users
Peter Beruk
Tuesday, 09 February 2016 / Published in AppClarity, Better ITAM, IT Asset Management, Uncategorized
software asset management (SAM)
Federal Information Technology Reform Act (FITARA) For 18 years, 1E has been enabling our customers to automate the full software lifecycle across their business. Through Software Lifecycle Automation employees become more productive, the organization becomes more agile, and their IT departments more reactive to change – able to automate more processes, and save money. It