180 Webinar – Why Are Software Asset Managment Tools So Bad at Software Asset Management?

By | 2018-02-23T18:53:22+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Method 180 Blog|

Software Asset Management Tools are all basically imperfect solutions to the challenging task of Software Asset Management. We all want to know what software has been deployed and be able to correlate that with the licenses that we own. On the surface it sounds pretty simple yet in our experience pretty much all Software

Why Are Software Asset Management Tools So Bad at Software Asset Management?

By | 2018-02-07T16:48:03+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Categories: Method 180 Blog|

Why Are Software Asset Management Tools So Bad at Software Asset Management? Software Asset Management Tools are all basically imperfect solutions to the challenging task of Software Asset Management.   We all want to know what software has been deployed and be able to correlate that with the licenses that we own.  On the surface

System Center Configuration Manager – Windows Update Model

By | 2018-02-05T21:29:29+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Categories: Method 180 Blog|

This week we will be talking about Microsoft outlines Windows Update Model Using System Center Configuration Manager; Microsoft's newest Windows Server test build adds new storage, failover clustering updates; and Microsoft challenges Chromebooks with $189 Windows 10 laptops for schools. Microsoft Outlines Windows Update Model Using System Center Configuration Manager Microsoft kicked off a

Meltdown and Spectre (and other news)

By | 2018-02-05T20:45:36+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Categories: Method 180 Blog|

This week we will be talking about the Meltdown and Spectre security flaws in virtually all phone and computer chips that has been dubbed as ‘one of the worst CPU bugs ever found’; Microsoft Unified Support Bringing Increased costs for organizations; and automating Azure license assignment in Microsoft Azure. Meltdown and Spectre Security flaws

Is Flexera’s Initiative with Microsoft a Silver Bullet for Software Audits?

By | 2018-01-31T20:15:12+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Categories: Method 180 Blog|

Microsoft and Flexera recently announced a partnership that they claim will use a standard set of software asset management tools.  Click to Read Article Customers who deploy both Flexera’s FlexNetManger Suite and Microsoft’s Intelligent Asset Manager (part of SCCM) would be allowed to set an “agreed upon ELP baseline”.  An ELP is an Estimated