The ITAM Review

News, reviews and resources for worldwide ITAM, SAM and Licensing professionals.

Coming Soon: 2012 SAM Tools Review

2012 SAM Tools ReviewWe are in the process of compiling our third annual SAM Tools Review.

The tentative list of vendors participating in alphabetical order is as follows:

  1. 1E
  2. BMC  / Numara
  3. Compliance Console
  4. Flexera Software
  5. HP
  6. License Dashboard
  7. LicenseWatch
  8. Matrix42
  9. Sassafras
  10. ServiceNow
  12. Symantec

There will be no charge for the research. As with the Inventory Review and SCCM Plug-ins Review all results will be free to access without registration. We are aiming to publish results in the summer. Subscribe to The ITAM Review newsletter to receive a notification when the report is published.

UPDATE: View this page for the 2012 SAM Tools Group Test results. 

About Martin Thompson

Martin is owner and founder of The ITAM Review, an online resource for worldwide ITAM professionals. The ITAM Review is best known for its weekly newsletter of all the latest industry updates, LISA training platform, Excellence Awards and conferences in UK, USA and Australia.

Martin is also the founder of ITAM Forum, a not-for-profit trade body for the ITAM industry created to raise the profile of the profession and bring an organisational certification to market. On a voluntary basis Martin is a contributor to ISO WG21 which develops the ITAM International Standard ISO/IEC 19770.

He is also the author of the book "Practical ITAM - The essential guide for IT Asset Managers", a book that describes how to get started and make a difference in the field of IT Asset Management. In addition, Martin developed the PITAM training course and certification.

Prior to founding the ITAM Review in 2008 Martin worked for Centennial Software (Ivanti), Silicon Graphics, CA Technologies and Computer 2000 (Tech Data).

When not working, Martin likes to Ski, Hike, Motorbike and spend time with his young family.

Connect with Martin on LinkedIn.


  1. Sam says:

    no trace of Snow Inventory ?

  2. itsmreview says:

    Snow were invited. 

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