Based in the UK, Eric Chiu leads HW Fisher’s IT Asset Consulting practice (FIAC) and shares his software licensing expertise with global clients through various Assurance, Advisory and Managed Services engagements.
A veteran of software licence compliance, Eric has experience in the design and management of Software Licence Compliance Programmes for many of the top-10 software publishers and has led hundreds of enterprise-level licence audits on their behalf. In recent years his focus has been on advising enterprises on strategic and tactical matters in establishing and operating Software Asset Management (SAM), and has provided services to a wide-range of clients from SMEs to substantial enterprise clients.
While he doesn’t watch football often, Eric’s favourite team is Arsenal.
Managing IBM licenses is complicated, especially in the server environment. In fact, using a mixture of hardware and software, the company has over 900 metrics to closely track your usage. So, where do you begin when approaching an IBM...