Published By: ServiceNow
Published Date: Apr 19, 2013
Unauthorized software, painful software license compliance audits, long fulfillment times, limited visibility, unaccountability... if these issues sound familiar, you are not alone. These are real challenges faced by many IT organizations - with serious consequences if not properly addressed.
During our Software Asset Management webinar you will learn how having asset, configuration and other service management processes together in one system of record provides the control and visibility you need to overcome these challenges.
Many small and midsize retailers could benefit from using advanced analytics to understand their customers better and improve promotions but are daunted by the prospect. They are aware that advanced analytics can help retailers turn purchase data into retail excellence. However, they perceive that advanced analytics requires massive infrastructure changes, expensive software licenses, analytics expertise, long lead times and major upfront capital expenses.
Many organizations and agencies would like to improve their debt collection. They are aware that advanced analytics can help them optimize collections to drive down company debt and collection expenditures. However, they perceive that advanced analytics requires massive infrastructure changes, expensive software licenses, analytics expertise, long lead times and major upfront capital expenses.
With Quest Workspacetm Asset Manager, you can easily find data on hardware and software inventory and compare it to records on what's been purchased as well as what's actually in use. Centrally track and manage the IT contracts and licenses then generate usage reports automatically that you easily correlate to actual purchase costs and legal responsibilities. For managing software licenses, Quest Workspacetm Asset Manager goes beyond simply scanning and identifying software. It traces software usage through metering and quickly identifies if it's being underutilized, sitting idle or if the appropriate number of licenses have been purchased. From one solution, you can implement IT asset management best practices that eliminate overspending and ensure license compliance.
In this Quest white paper, get best practices for leveraging native Active Directory (AD) auditing from Microsoft MVP Darren Mar-Elia - and see what auditors are looking for! He also explores third-party solutions that can enhance native AD auditing.
In this Quest white paper, learn about the benefits - and hazards - of email migration. Then, discover the importance of a solid migration strategy, and get several pre-migration steps critical to your project's success. Read this paper today.
IBM IT service management solutions help control costs, enhance performance and increase security in the virtual environment, with software for IT provisioning, IT monitoring, virtual storage, IT security, usage and accounting, software license management and more.
Published By: CollabNet
Published Date: Mar 31, 2012
In this session, you will learn that successful Continuous Integration relies on carefully preparation of a versioning control and change management strategy. We will cover which issue management, Subversion and Git best practices will maximize value
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Discover software inventory data and compare it to what has been purchased as well as what is actually in use, providing concrete information about what software to include before you start migrating to Windows 7.
So given the tough economic times, what else can IT do to deliver more value to the business? Are there potential blind spots within the IT organization that could destroy a carefully planned budget? Does your company have an active SAM program?
Active IBM Software Subscription and Support can help ensure that your licensed software deploys smoothly, runs efficiently and continues to keep pace with the ever-changing demands of your IT and business users.
Their ability to deliver services is highly dependent upon their capability to operate with highly reliable and efficient IT operations. The changes described in this case study will help to assure they will be able to achieve that goal.
BizCarta assisted Country Energy in deploying LANDesk Management Suite to identify which Microsoft applications were running. That project identified and subsequently removed unused software valued at $1,671,000.
According to Gartner Research and IBM, software applications traditionally require maintenance agreements costing 10 to 30% of the license cost per year. Understanding these costs, and having the tools to manage them is the basis of Software Asset Management. ScriptLogic Asset Manager is a complete and cost-saving software asset management solution for effectively managing total software costs and utilization.
Published By: Microsoft
Published Date: May 04, 2010
Software Asset Management (SAM) enables IT leaders to take control of their software inventory and investments across the entire organization. Among the benefits: cost savings, increased agility and accuracy in software procurement, and improved controls to ensure license compliance.
DatacenterDynamics is a brand of DCD Group, a global B2B media and publishing company that develops products to help senior professionals in the world's most ICT dependent organizations make risk-based infrastructure and capacity decisions.
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