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IAITAM Spring ACE - The world's leading ITAM conference

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Join Aspera, IAITAM, and hundreds of other ITAM professionals who come together to explore the latest in IT Asset Management and its affects on business operations and profitability. You will leave the conference with relevant knowledge that can be implemented upon your return to the office to start new asset management programs or improve existing ones.

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Join George Arezina (Head of Software Asset Management at F. Hoffmann-La Roche) and Robbie Plourde (SVP Global Sales Engineering) for their interactive workshop on SaaS licensing Strategies. 

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Ask the experts: SaaS licensing strategies that control your costs

May 24 @ 10:00am -12:15pm

Ever want a “phone-a-friend” lifeline? Get your SaaS management questions answered in this interactive workshop, hosted by trusted SAM advisors.

George Arezina, Roche Head of SAM and 2018 ITAM Professional of the Year, explains how to set up processes, establish a governance model, and identify what data you need to manage costs. Whether you’re starting out, or are looking to optimize existing cloud services, you’ll leave with an action plan to:

  • Manage vendors like Azure, AWS, O365, Adobe, Salesforce…
  • Oversee BYOL compliance
  • Implement appropriate scanning tools
  • Avoid pitfalls that explode your budget
  • Guide the SaaS process from end to end

The Price May Not Be Right:
How to Win at the Cloud Licensing Game

May 22 @ 3:30 pm 

Are you actively monitoring and controlling your cloud strategy? Stop guessing and learn how to plan future consumption of cloud services to cut your bottom line. Forrester Research predicts the global cloud computing market to exceed $200 billion in 2019. Whether your company is considering a transition to cloud services, or is already immersed in the digital landscape, it’s critical to actively manage your migration. Using vendors such as Azure, O365, AWS, and Salesforce as examples, you’ll learn how to plan, monitor, and optimize your cloud services and licensing. This session will show you how to avoid hidden price traps by identifying the right cloud options and subscriptions for your company. With the ability to accurately view consumption in place, you can deliver numbers to stakeholders that predict and control future costs.

Robbie Plourde, SVP of Global Sales Engineering at Aspera

Robbie is a charismatic IT Business Executive with a broad background in international business. At Aspera, Robbie is responsible for Global Sales Engineering and License Management. He has led process improvement solutions that enable strategic and operational business goals for over a decade. Robbie holds both (PCOLM) Practitioner Certificate in Oracle License Management and (PCILM) Practitioner Certificate in IBM License Management. In the past 16 years, Robbie has specialized in corporate License Compliance initiatives for Fortune 500 companies. He holds an MBA from Quinnipiac University where he graduated Magna cum Laude.

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May 22 - 24, 2019
92101 SAN DIEGO, 8101 World Center Dr
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