Unfortunately, the question today as it relates to some of the big software licensing vendors is not if they will audit you, but when. Because of this, your company must employ both preventative and protective measures to decrease the financial damage a software audit could cause your company.
The top 3 software vendors that you will likely purchase from are Microsoft, Oracle, and Adobe. Here are some things that these big-name software vendors look for when they audit an organizations licenses.
A vital part to any IT organization’s security and wellbeing is the development of excellent Software Asset Management (SAM) procedures.
Cyber-attacks can cost companies an average of $20 million a year. Here are five ways to pair good software asset management (SAM) with security practices.
Using automated software solutions in the ITAM process can provide insight for cost savings on software not being used regularly or no longer being used.
How to Get More Value from End-of-Life IT Hardware Asset Management Data Using Cutting Edge Artifical Intelligence and Best in Class Tools
Optimizing assets is best accomplished through collaboration and communication between the ITAM and ITSM teams. The key to open communication is automation.
Knowing more about ITAM and what automated solutions are available allows you to make the process more visible within your organization.
A close look at how a software license management SLM maintenance plan can help you manage your company’s various software licenses.
The main goal of software asset management (SAM) is to record and manage software license compliance and accurately report the version of installed software. Security threats often make asset management a top priority in an organization. Software license management and version reporting provides information about what and how software is being used within your organization as well as the version and patch levels.