The subscription model is becoming increasingly popular with the rise of cloud computing, as demonstrated by the wide adoption of Office 365 for businesses – in fact, one in five employees now uses Office 365. Although this model is very efficient, some organizations are not properly informed on best practices for maximizing their investment in … Continue reading Tips for Choosing an Office 365 Plan to Fit Your Business
The new year is a time for change, and of course, for many, resolutions. One of the most common New Years resolutions involves exercise, which normally consists of an expensive gym membership and lots of good intentions. Many people have probably experienced the concept of the “forgotten” gym membership – you sign up, promising to … Continue reading Are Azure & AWS the “Gym Membership” of IT?
As we enter 2017, let’s take a look at what’s ahead so IT and Software Asset Managers can prepare. This upcoming year, many organizations will (not surprisingly) be placing a heavy focus on cloud computing, as well as increasing budgets for new opportunities in the IT space. Here is a compilation of some predictions from … Continue reading IT & Software Asset Management: What to Expect in 2017
Special offerings each day as we countdown this holiday season. When creating your holiday wishlist this year, why not apply the same process to your IT requests? Automating IT asset requests through a self-service request portal is the best way to ensure you receive exactly what you asked for (although we can’t guarantee the same … Continue reading 12 Days of Vizor, Day 9 – Automating IT Asset Requests
Special offerings each day as we countdown this holiday season. During the holidays, work can pile up and things can get a bit crazy at the office, so IT managers and workers should take advantage of automated tasks. Automation can improve the quality and time spent accomplishing IT work, and allow employees to allocate that … Continue reading 12 Days of Vizor, Day 8 – Top 5 IT Tasks to Automate
Special offerings each day as we countdown this holiday season. We are more than halfway there! It’s Day 7 of Vizor and almost the end of 2016, which means it’s time to get proactive before the new year. Check out our graphic on how to be proactive about your software asset management strategy. Plus, here … Continue reading 12 Days of Vizor, Day 7 – Proactive Software Asset Management
Today, the average employee consumes services from around 6 clouds, according to RightScale’s State of the Cloud Survey, and this consists of a mix of public and private. Generally, public clouds provide huge scalability and flexibility benefits, while private clouds provide security and control over data. A hybrid model allows for many advantages, including additional resources … Continue reading Tips for Managing Your Hybrid Cloud
By now, you have likely heard a lot of talk about the cloud, and different solutions that exist in it. The cloud computing industry is growing rapidly: worldwide cloud service spend is projected to reach $14 billion by 2019, up from $70 billion in 2015. That’s more than double in just 4 years. In fact, … Continue reading Back to Basics: What is the Cloud?
In a recent study, it was found that surveyed organizations are expected to increase cloud spending by about 44% over next 2 years. This suggests that migration from traditional on-premise software to cloud and SaaS is becoming a big project for organizations and software asset managers going forward. Use these 4 tips to streamline the … Continue reading Top 4 Tips for a Smooth Cloud Migration