Having a full inventory of desktops, laptops, mobile devices and all of the computer networking equipment can be tricky. Managing assets without accurate system information often creates chaos.
Without proper tracking, you won’t know where your systems are located and who has access to what machines. From the point of request to the retirement stage, hardware asset managers need to efficiently utilize all of an organization’s assets by having insight into the processes that discover, normalize, track and report data. The chaos and uncertainty of not knowing what data you have, where it is stored and how its connected to your network can be avoided by using an automated discovery system.
Here are 5 key ways that your hardware assets can be more easily managed through an automated ITAM system.
Gain Insights into your IT Environment
Every asset manager needs to have full visibility into their IT environment to know what assets they have available.