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Podcast Episode 30: Microsoft Licensing – Hot Topics

Following Rich joining The ITAM Review team last week, we thought we catch up with the Microsoft Licensing Guru himself on a Podcast to discuss the current hot topics in Microsoft Licensing.

Podcast Topics

  • Introducing Rich Gibbons
  • Premises & The Cloud
  • Azure & Office 365
  • Steve Ballmer & Satya Nadella
  • Windows 10
  • Cloud Service Provider Model – Who are they & what do they do?
  • The ITAM Review Microsoft Licensing Training Course


You contact Rich at or via his LinkedIn page . Alternatively, you can meet Rich at our UK, US or Australia Conference this year to pick his brains on anything Microsoft.


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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.

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