Software Asset Management

Optimize Your Datacenter and Ensure Software Compliance

Software licensing in the datacenter is typically expensive and highly complex to manage. Software Asset Management enables organizations to optimize their datacenter software licenses from all key vendors, including Microsoft, VMware, IBM, Salesforce and Oracle.

An effective datacenter Software Asset Management solution needs to manage:

  • Multi-platform environments
  • Virtualization
  • Complex licensing models (hybrid cloud deployments)
  • New technology adoption

Datacenter Software Asset Management Solution

Software Asset Management for Hybrid Cloud

Software Asset Management for Hybrid Cloud

The majority of organizations now actively use applications based in the Cloud. To optimize the cost and availability of cloud-based licenses, Software Asset Management programs must evolve to manage these expensive assets. While it may be tempting to see Cloud licenses as “self-managing,” if these investments are not monitored and scrutinized an organization may easily overspend or find itself out of compliance.

Where Asset Management and SLO Meets ITSM

To be agile, Software Asset Management needs to shift from a reactive to a proactive process. The table highlights the six most likely sources of change within your IT environment. By embracing and working with these sources of change, we can support the architects and project managers who make technology choices, and help the business make quicker and smarter decisions.

Where Asset Management and SLO Meets ITSM