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ITAM’s Essential Role in Security

ITAM’s Essential Role in Security

Data breaches are predicted to cost the global economy 10.5 trillion dollars by 2025. But the results are already in. Cybersecurity has never been higher on the agendas of companies and governments for whom a big breach could spell ultimate disaster. In recent years,...

Windows ILMT Upgrade Path for Log4j Vulnerability

Windows ILMT Upgrade Path for Log4j Vulnerability

ILMT Server versions 9.2.18 through 9.2.25 can be upgraded to version 9.2.26 via the BigFix Console directly. The below instructions walk through how to prepare for and complete the upgrade using this method. Versions older than 9.2.18 require a manual upgrade to an...

Linux ILMT Upgrade Path for Log4j Vulnerability

Linux ILMT Upgrade Path for Log4j Vulnerability

ILMT Server versions 9.2.18 through 9.2.25 can be upgraded to version 9.2.26 via the BigFix Console directly. ILMT versions older than 9.2.18 require a manual upgrade to an intermediate ILMT version and then another upgrade to the latest version, which is outside the...

Log4j Remediation Steps for ILMT and BigFix Inventory Vulnerability

Log4j Remediation Steps for ILMT and BigFix Inventory Vulnerability

IBM sent out a notification warning of a recently identified vulnerability allowing unauthenticated remote access via the Log4j Java library. This flaw affects the VM Manager Tool (versions 9.2.21 - 9.2.25) within BigFix Inventory and ILMT. The VM Manager Tool is...

Anglepoint Value Award Winners- 2021

Anglepoint Value Award Winners- 2021

Q3 2021 Winners Congrats to our Q3 winners: Brittany Coon, Joey Wilkes, Damon Lillitos, and Pratheek Purushotam.Brittany CoonLead the EvolutionWhen Brittany moved over to the Specialty Licensing team she knew there were aspects of the role that would be new to her....

SAM tools & IBM sub-capacity reporting

SAM tools & IBM sub-capacity reporting

Nearly all IBM customers find that sub-capacity licensing is a highly preferable way to license IBM’s Processor Value Unit/Resource Value Unit, Managed Activated Processor Core/Virtual Processor Core (PVU/RVU MAPC/VPC) based products. Sub-capacity licensing has...

SAP Capabilities to Look for in a Software Asset Management Tool

SAP Capabilities to Look for in a Software Asset Management Tool

When it comes to managing SAP, it is important to have a tool. Without a SAM tool, it is very difficult to have scalable, reliable, and repeatable SAM program processes. (Read more about why SAM should be treated as a program rather than a project here). A SAM tool...