IT Insights in July - What Has Been Going on in the World of IT

What Has Been Going on in the World of IT?

IT Insights in July

IT Insights in July - What Has Been Going on in the World of IT

What’s been happening in the tech and vendor world in July? We compiled the latest vendor news and trending topics of the past month. It takes just a few minutes to stay up-to-date in the world of IT.

Vendor News

Microsoft and Citrix expand their partnership to simplify cloud transformation and enable the future of work.

Citrix recently announced that as of October 1, 2020, customers will only be able to purchase on-premises digital workspace solutions in a subscription model rather than the previously available perpetual licensing model.

AWS re:Invent 2020 Conference will be all-virtual

Google laying second transatlantic cable to boost cloud reliability

Adobe, IBM and Red Hat Announce Strategic Partnership to Advance Customer Experience Transformation

Oracle recognized as the only leader in Gartner’s 2020 Magic Quadrant for Cloud ERP for Product-Centric Enterprises for a second time

VMWare: VMworld 2020 goes digital - immersive experience offers best practices sharing from leading companies, personalized learning, business consultations, networking and hands-on training opportunities

SoftwareONE News

Software Lifecycle Management: SoftwareONE acquires B-lay to strengthen its market-leading position in Software Lifecycle Management and expand its SAP and Oracle capabilities.

What should businesses preparing for software audits look out for the new normal? Antony Attfield, SLM Solution Sales at SoftwareONE UK, shares his perspective.

Software Spend Management: DSCSimple is helping organizations manage software spend through procurement process automation.

Cloud Cost Optimization: SoftwareONE debuts Cloud Cost Optimization, a unique advisory service that can identify and reduce your Azure cloud waste by right-costing and right-sizing.

Publisher AdvisoryCIOReview ranks SoftwareONE top of the list of 'ten most promising SAP consulting companies.

Spend Management: Our latest enhancement to our PyraCloud platform provides customers and users with the ability to tag, track and manage Software Assets the same as they can with cloud resources.

This new capability offers our customers full spend management capabilities across their on-premises and cloud environments, making it easier to identify underutilized resources, optimize their environment and avoid unnecessary spend. Watch this short video to see how you can get allof your software and cloud spend data in one platform.

Cybersecurity: Data breaches can not only irreparably damage an organization’s brand, but also jeopardize clients’ names and operations. Read more about recent attacks in our latest Cyber Security Bulletin.

Microsoft Inspire Nes

Digital Transformation

Microsoft named First Digital Responders during all virtual MS Inspire, SoftwareONE is one of them. Watch the video:


Digital Inclusion & Accessibility

Jenny Lay-Flurrie (Microsoft), John Mayes (SoftwareONE), and Hector Minto (Microsoft) discussed in an exclusive Microsoft Inspire panel discussion how to deliver digital inclusion at scale. Learn more

Tech News

CPO Magazine: Voicemail Phishing Attacks Threatens 100,000 Inboxes, Leaving Remote Workers Particularly Vulnerable

ZDNet: Twitter accounts of Elon Musk, Bill Gates and others hijacked to promote crypto scam. Read the official statement

Gartner: Magic Quadrant for Software Asset Management Tools lists Flexera, Snow and ServiceNow as leaders.

Stay Up to Date

With more people working from home there are several trends taking place which have continued to heighten the need for the tightest possible cybersecurity. Keep yourself updated about new threats at all times.

Be Cyber Smart

Be a Partner Hero for Digital Transformation

SoftwareONE’s recently united our partner community in a virtual experience to discuss the latest trends in the IT channel, innovation and building successful partnerships.

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