There was an announcement from IBM recently that has an impact for many ITAM groups – IBM is selling off several product families from its software portfolio. The items mentioned include several significant product lines and long-time members of the IBM family:
If you’ve been in the IT industry for a long time, it’s amazing to see that what’s old becomes new again.  Remember IBM’s System Network Architecture or SNA? It was a proprietary protocol stack that enabled computers and their resources to be connected together. IBM’s Virtual Telecommunications ...
My prior three BLOGS discussed basic aspects of licensing IBM MLC and zOTC software products. This time I am focusing on possible ways to control, and hopefully reduce, MLC Software costs. But first, a review of a couple of topics.