IT Asset Management (ITAM)

ITAM and Endpoint Security: You Can’t Manage, Secure, and Effectively Defend Against What You Don’t Know You Have

IT Asset Management (ITAM) is inextricably linked to endpoint security. In fact, as shown below, the first two of the Center for Internet Security’s Top 5 Critical Security Controls emphasize just how crucial it is to understand what devices you have and what software is running on them. These contr


What Is IT Asset Management?

Even though ITAM has been around for a long time, there are still some very loose interpretations that claim to define IT asset management (ITAM). But — to be fair — the term asset management has different meanings depending upon the audience. When it comes to IT assets, we are specifically referr


Achieve Hardware Asset Management Nirvana with Seven Key Principles

The new-age of IT is here, and you’re looking to integrate, consolidate, intercommunicate – all those ‘ate’ words. Where IT strategies across various silos are unified, that wonderfully magical place, that’s IT nirvana. And to achieve IT nirvana, you’ve got to optimize everywhere. But, and this is


Ivanti Ditches the Instructional Manual with Asset Manager Essentials, and So Can You!

We’ve all been there. Trying to piece together cumbersome parts of furniture in vain. You could’ve sworn piece A attached to piece B, or should that screw have gone into that leg? You’re ready to rip the instruction manual to pieces or give up – leaving you with a poorly built, frustrating chair (wh


IT Asset Management for the Modern Workplace: Podcast Recap With Phil Merson

IT asset management is having a bit of a moment, and quite honestly, why shouldn’t it be? Shadow IT is bigger than ever, IT teams are struggling for visibility, and auditors are making their rounds. You need to know what assets you have to utilize them more efficiently and effectively. So let’s rev


Why Attend ITAM Sessions at Interchange 2018: A Q&A with Director Phil Merson

Wow, we’re just days away from Interchange 2018 in Dallas—and being able to hear from Ivanti knowledge experts on how our solutions can help you meet your IT challenges successfully. Ivanti product marketing manager Mareike Fondufe, who has overseen the Interchange 2018 session tracks surrounding IT