IBM Virtualisation: Sub-capacity vs. Full-capacity, know your potential savings!

Because of technical developments in the infrastructure, your organisation has changed over the last years and you adapted many of these necessary changes. Concepts such as scalability, security, optimal flexibility, accountability and availability are not strange to you. In particular, virtualisation has seen a strong development in recent years and it might also have been implemented in your company. The majority of your servers probably runs in a virtualised environment.

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Jan van Kempen | Tags: Software Asset Management, Flexera Flexnet Manager, IBM, License Management

Software Asset Management and SaaS

Let me take you to a ‘SAM-journey’ that was started by my colleague Rudi Bissels, who in a previous blog described Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) in relation to Software Asset Management.

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René Lansink | Tags: Software Asset Management, License Management

I want an overview of my software assets, and I want it now!

As you may have read in the interview with Dennis Montanje (Managing Director Softline Solutions Benelux) there are many reasons for an organisation to start with Software Asset Management. Let me share with you the train of thought of an undisclosed customer who struggles with this topic.

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Martijn Braamskamp | Tags: Software Asset Management, SAMtools, Software Management, SAM tool, Asset Management, Compliance

Communication is crucial and this also applies to a successful SAM policy!

“The biggest single problem in communication is the illusion it has taken place” – George Bernard Shaw

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Ingrid Roodenburg | Tags: Software Asset Management, SAMtools, Software Management, IT outsourcing, SAM as a Service, Servicedesk software, Asset Management, SAM tools, SAM tool, Uitbesteden, Outsourcing, Software inventarisatie tool, Software inventarisatie, beheer software, SAM tool, ICT beheer