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IT Infrastructure: Computer Weekly Buyer's Guide

IT departments are grappling with the challenges of virtualisation, driving business growth, new datacentre designs,  and the impact of environmental regulations. This nine page guide gives essential advice to CIOs and senior IT professionals looking to maximise the potential of their datacentres.

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  • CW Buyer's Guide: Asset Management

     

    IT departments need information on what assets they have, where they are, who is using them, the services they support, what they cost and how they are configured.

     

    They must also be able to ascertain whether the business is compliant, the value the IT assets deliver and whether the company is fully exploiting its IT assets.

     

    In this 10-page buyer’s guide, Computer Weekly looks at how IT asset lifecycle management can help CIOs manage their organisation’s technology assets, from services and software licences to physical and virtual infrastructure.

     

    Contents:

     

    How to manage assets and control costs

     

    • Asset life-cycle management can improve governance, mitigate risk and improve service quality and efficiency.

     

    Manage licences and virtual machines to avoid sprawl

     

    • Asset management systems should manage both software licences and vm lifecycle

     

    Manage your assets to cut costs and plan capacity

     

    • Compiling a technology inventory can help CIO s rationalize licensing fees and negotiate future services

     

     

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  • A CW buyer's guide to software asset management

     

     

    As software asset management tools evolve into complex systems, using them correctly can help organisations maintain their software purchases to better meet business needs while remaining compliant with their software contracts.

     

    In this 10-page buyer’s guide, Computer Weekly looks at best practice for software asset management, the attention and funding required to fully exploit it and how businesses can make sense of often complex terms and conditions.

     

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    • Clive Longbottom reports on best practice for software asset management
    • Software asset management is growing in importance, but IT departments need to make sure it has sufficient funding, Eveline Oehrlich reports.
    • Martin Thompson of the Campaign for Clear Licensing, speaks to Cliff Saran about  the need to help businesses makes more sense of terms and conditions

     

     

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