Why do I love you, Software Asset Management? Let me count the ways! From the heart of Aspera — just in time for Valentine’s Day — here are 10 great reasons to fall in love with SAM.
- Feb 12, 2019
- Debbie Rich
Whether someone has heard the phrase a hundred times or just once, Software Asset Management might still be a mystery. What does it mean, and how will it add to your business strategy? Come to the SAM party and find out how to explain the cost-saving value that SAM generates for your company.
The growth of SaaS services means that Shadow IT is becoming more prevalent. Here are 3 strategies you can use to manage shadow IT and control risk within your organization.
Software Asset Management has its scary spots. Dreaded data, technical tangles, and chaotic challenges. At Aspera, our seasoned professionals have witnessed their fair share of terrifying moments. Read these 6 spooky, Halloween-approved SAM stories...if you dare!
When evaluating a SAM tool, one of the major components of any solution is the Software and SKU Catalogs, or Master Catalog. Learn how to evaluate the many different industry catalogs and select one equipped to meet your particular software licensing requirements.
Plan and implement a successful SAM program by clearly identifying and defining what Software Asset Management is – and how it fits into a larger ITAM approach. IAITAM Fellow Sherry Irwin explains the fundamentals of SAM, including key considerations and objectives.
Why invest money and time in managing your software licenses? Because it lowers risk, increases efficiency, and saves your company money! Learn how to estimate your SAM savings by minimizing software spend to maximize profits.
Is your organization paying for software that’s not used or needed? You’re not alone. Learn how to easily cut software costs using an automated process that defines and identifies unused or underused software called re-harvesting. By removing software installations or reassigning user-based licenses, you’ll build cost savings and increase your SAM impact.