CIO QuickPulse: Putting Software Licenses to Work
Moving beyond Inventory Management to Advanced License Optimization
Based on a recent survey by IDG Services of IT professionals, large enterprises are well aware of the importance of software license management. This white paper examines how companies currently approach software asset management (SAM) and explores how they can reap the benefits of a more engaged, proactive, strategic approach to license management.
Building the Business Case for Software Asset Management
With bonus interactive cost-savings worksheet
This white paper will explain in great detail how a strategic approach to Software Asset Management provides transparency, clarity and control of existing assets, achieves compliance, and minimizes exponential spend--ultimately making the business case for why investing in a future-proof SAM program should be financial priority #1.
Audit Defense: Level the Playing Field with Software License Management
Come out on top in a compliance audit
In a software audit there are often discrepancies between a company's actual compliance position and the compliance position produced by the auditor--but the burden lies with the company to prove that its data is correct. This white paper outlines the most common differences in compliance positions, and how a company can use Software License Management to prove that its data is correct in order to effectively negotiate with the publisher on a level playing field.
Choosing the Right Catalog for Software License Management
Use an intelligent catalog to significantly reduce manual effort
Software License Management tools all rely on a "catalog" to reference and validate data. In this guide learn how the catalog works and the value it gives you. In doing so, find out what pitfalls to look out for when choosing a catalog-based technology.
Global Software License Management For Large Organizations
Benefit from global software license management with Aspera
Large, decentralized organizations have been traditionally sold solutions more tailored to small and medium size businesses, from providers who lack the experience and knowledge to roll out license management on a global scale. There are technical and organizational challenges unique to large companies that require special training and expertise. An independent study by the ITAM Review confirms that Aspera software license management is chosen by large and very large organizations more than any other competitor.