The SAMS USA Conference debuted in the U.S. for the first time in Boston this summer. In a recent interview, Kevin Hooton, Software Asset Management (SAM) practice lead for North America at SoftwareONE, recapped our involvement with the conference, as well as the current and future state of SAM. During the conference SoftwareONE’s work with […]
There are many reasons you might be considering an upgrade to Microsoft SQL Server 2016 for your organization. The end of support for many popular versions of Microsoft SQL Server is fast approaching and this is a key time to decide whether or not you should upgrade to Microsoft SQL Server 2016. We feel the […]
Are you looking to implement a SAM practice? Today, SoftwareONE announced SAMSimple. SAMSimple is an end-to-end Software Asset Management (SAM) managed service that enables organizations to more quickly realize the full value of their investment, mitigate compliance risk and reduce the cost of their entire software portfolio. As the name of the offering implies, it is […]
The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Summit in New York City on August 14th just wrapped for SoftwareONE and we definitely had a great show! With over 9,000 attendees (over 20% more than initially expected) the demand for cloud is clearly here to stay and just growing stronger. It was excellent to speak with our clients and […]
An interesting trend is yet again being observed among Oracle clients. They are not receiving Oracle audit letters, but instead are being sent what can appear to be innocuous free compliance check service requests from Oracle directly through License Management Services (LMS). The Oracle LMS has the authority to serve compliance checks based on several […]
SoftwareONE announced its enhanced ACADEMIC portal 2.0 on Monday July 10th during Microsoft Inspire and I was pleasantly surprised to see that the Education industry had a lot of other great news during Inspire week as well. I had the pleasure of sitting in on two of the many sessions dedicated to the Education industry, […]
Making Contact with Millennial Military and Beyond: SoftwareONE Brings Communication into the Future with Skype for Business
On any given day, you’ll notice the widespread use of mobile devices, and the millennial generation in particular is a sizable participant. However, the use of mobile devices also requires taking security risks into account, and this is a very substantial concern with regard to military financial services.
The Final Installment of our CIO Dinner Party Series – The CFO and Line of Business Get Their Just Desserts
After our conversation with the Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) regarding risk management in terms of the software portfolio it is now time to turn our attention to both the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and the Line of Business (LoB) units.
There’s certainly a desire for unified communications (UC) in most businesses. In fact, Forbes identified collaboration/conferencing as one of the top three deployed cloud applications for 2016. However, moving from traditional phone, email, and chat to a unified communication solution is often a complex undertaking. There are many different technologies involved in a true UC […]