I found this thread this morning, started by Uttam Kumar at KPMG in India. The thread takes the lid off the situations Uttam regularly uncovers, with very variable attention given the demands of full software asset management. One contributor to the thread talks about the realities of achieving comprehensive software identification, and the importance of … Continue reading Very useful thread on realities and challenges of SAM
For a long time, Vector has promoted the idea of Software Asset Optimization as a best practice approach to managing software assets. Our view is that management of software assets is never properly ‘joined-up’ until equal weight is given to the four elements of Quantifying what your organization really needs. So often, this is largely overlooked … Continue reading Software Asset Optimization – right for today
I read, with interest, this blog post which claims many business are finding BSA and SIIA audits costing them thousands because of settlement claims. The post says expectations of some companies as to the settlement figure is far too low, resulting in “unpleasant surprises”. These can be avoid though, as can audits in the first … Continue reading “Unpleasant surprises” can be avoided, saving thousands
My contacts at Endeavors Technologies Inc have confirmed that they expect to have their new Application Jukebox® streaming software running on their booth at Camp Conference’s focus on Virtualization, April 3. This would be one of the very first public showings for this streaming implementation and it would worth investigating for the significant differences it … Continue reading Application Jukebox – on show at Camp IT Conference, O’Hare, April 3rd.
Since my company was appointed as an integration partner for Endeavors Technologies Inc, for their AppExpress and Application Jukebox application streaming software, we have been engaging on the topic with our customers and new prospects in our broad mid-range market of organizations with between 250 and 25,000 desk- and laptops. Many CIOs and CTOs can … Continue reading Is application virtualization a substitute for proper planning?