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Podcast – Introduction to Microsoft Virtualization

The ITAM Review - August 2015

The ITAM Review discusses how to build and manage Microsoft in virtual environments with Mathias Knops of Aspera and Robert Paton and Mark Hobson from Concorde.

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SAM in the Oracle Environment: Hitting a Moving Target for a Compliance Bulls Eye

The ITAM Review - May 2015

When it comes to Oracle licensing, the universal question is: Why do they make it so hard? The answer is simple: Because they can. 

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Advanced License Optimization: Go Beyond Compliance for Maximum Cost Savings

The ITAM Review - November 2014

Build on the compliance foundation by adding Advanced License Optimization to your SAM program and drive better software license procurement decisions for greater, long-term cost savings.

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Software Licensing

InformationWeek - September 2014

Avoiding audits and vendor fines isn't enough. Take control of licensing to exact deeper software discounts and match purchasing to actual employee needs.

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Playing Defense in the Audit Game

The ITAM Review - June 2014

Christof Beaupoil, Co-founder and President at Aspera Technologies, shares his advice on audit defense and how to get your organization 'audit ready'.

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Realize Authentic License Optimization

The ITAM Review - June 2014

Bernhard Boehler, Co-founder and CEO, discusses Aspera's new Optimization & Simulation Module, and how license management has become too complicated for manual calculations and spreadsheets.

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Aspera Technologies Opens Boston Headquarters, Expands to California

Boston Business Journal - June 2014

Aspera Technologies Inc., a Boston-based firm that provides software asset management, has moved into a larger Boston headquarters as of this month and will open a California office.

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Software Audits: Skillful Preparation for Complex Compliance Negotiations

The ITAM Review - April 2014

Software compliance audits are always an inconvenience for the affected companies, especially when it comes to time and money. With effective Software Asset Management (SAM), however, there are a few key strategies that can help businesses to better manage the process towards a successful outcome.

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IAITAM Preview: Strategic License Management in the Virtualized World

The ITAM Review - April 2014

Server licenses have become even more complex with the advent of virtualization. This article provides tips and advice on staying in control of your license management position in a virtualized environment.

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IAITAM Preview: Audit Defense - What Every CIO Should Know

The ITAM Review - April 2014

Quick advice for staying in control of an audit, ways to improve a company's perceived under-licensing on the spot, and a glimpse into Bernhard Boehler's presentation at the upcoming IAITAM Spring ACE 2014.

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Tips to Get Ready for (or Possibly Avoid) Software Audits

CIO - February 2014

Software compliance is a complex and interpretative process that if not done correctly and with forethought can cost organizations millions. Follow these guidelines to ensure the best possible outcome.

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License Management: Myths vs. Reality

The ITAM Review - December 2013

There is a disconnect between how effective software license management should work, and how it does in reality. This article addresses the common misconceptions and offers advice on how to bypass obstacles that can hinder an effective license management effort.

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How to Measure Data Quality and Protect Against Software Audits

Network World - June 2011

High data quality is necessary to protect against software audits, but it's not easy to get. The scope of data collection is complex and the most diverse process steps must be followed to gather the data. Christof Beaupoil, President of Aspera Technologies, explains a new KPI to track and measure data quality for software license management.

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It's a Jungle Out There

ITAK Magazine - 2010

The world of software license management is not a simple one. With every new technological advancement like virtualization and the cloud and each new license metric introduced by publishers license management becomes that much more challenging. Bernhard Boehler, managing partner at Aspera, explains Software License Management: When to start and What to expect.

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Seven Steps to License Management Maturity

The ITAM Review - October 2010

Gartner says license costs can be reduced by 30%. Great, but where does the 30% come from? The answer to this question is license management. At Aspera we have created the A-Model to demonstrate how millions upon millions of individual pieces of information are brought together, so that you can answer the 30% question.

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Buyer Beware when Purchasing Used Software

PC World - April 2010

Used software offers an opportunity for both the seller and the buyer to operate more cost effectively--an important consideration given the state of the economy. However, while every penny counts and saving money seems like a no-brainer, it is imperative that the buyer of used software fully understand the licensing and legal issues involved in transferring "ownership" of the software.

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SKU License Management

ITAK Magazine

The key to producing business value is to make the software - license connection. Transparently connect the software used by the business to the licenses purchased by IT.

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Avoid the CIO's Knife

ITAK Magazine

Software license management can significantly reduce financial and legal risk, but only when the software and license inventories are well maintained and contain reliable data. How does a license manager ensure high data quality?

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The Dark Side of a Virtual World - Software License Management in the Virtual Era

ITAK Magazine

Software Developer, Dr. Christian Seeling of Aspera GmbH talks about gearing up for changes in license models due to virtualization.

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A New Era of Software Licensing

Processor Magazine - November 2008

In an interview in Processor magazine Christof Beaupoil sheds light on the challenges of managing software licenses in virtualized environments.

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