Software Asset Management Resources

SAM Insights for Cloud 2017

Aspera and we.CONECT surveyed companies about their use of and management practices for cloud products.

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The SAM Program Guide

Ramping up a new SAM program but not sure how to start? Our SAM Program Guide will give you all the insights you need to get your SAM ball rolling. Download it now!

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Microsoft license compliance with SmartTrack

This publicly listed automotive supplier decided to eliminate manual processes in Software Asset Management (SAM) and provide for all Microsoft products and around 100,000 workstations.

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2016 Aspera Market Study: Global Practices of Strategic SAM

Learn how SAM is done around the globe and get advice for your own journey to SAM maturity. The 2016 Aspera Market Study analyzes the results of a survey conducted with over 400 SAM professionals.

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The Data Dilemma: Doing the Cloud Jigsaw

Choosing the right cloud licences begins with data. But what data do you need and how do you use it effectively? SAM Enterprise Architect Geoff Worsley answers these questions so you can migrate smoothly and develop a cloud strategy.

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Ingredients for a successful SAM

In this video, Hirsa Navid, license manager at the Austrian Federal Railways and responsible for Asset and Application Management, shares her recipe for a successful SAM.

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Haufe Group

Fresh, modern, and full of excitement for the digital transformation: in just two short months, the Haufe Group used SmartTrack to effortlessly create a complete overview of their Microsoft licenses. Even Microsoft was surprised during the audit. How did they do it?

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Austrian Federal Railways

By enabling access to current and transparent data, it’s now possible to quickly retrieve data for any audit request and to negotiate with software vendors on a level playing field.

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Public Roads Operator Koezút saves on SAP licenses

The Hungarian public roads agency Koezút chose Aspera’s Rapid Vendor Analysis for SAP to prepare for their first audit. The results: a clear overview of their license position, optimized SAM processes, and significant savings.

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Customer Video Testimonial

Gwinnett County Public Schools System relies on Aspera SmartTrack to effectively manage their daily license activities. Gwinnett is the 14th largest school district in the US, with 134 schools and an estimated enrollment of 173,000 students.

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Business Aligned SAM

Engaging stakeholders is the key to a successful Software Asset Management strategy. In this white paper, you will learn how to build relationships and secure the stakeholders’ support, as well as how to keep them engaged in the long-term process.

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The Total Economic Impact of Aspera SmartTrack

Forrester Consulting found that Aspera enables license management, audit efficiencies, license cost savings and a risk-adjusted ROI of 124%.

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2017 SAM Strategies Europe

Dr. Matthias Vianden, Head of Solutions Development at Aspera, talks about the changes of SAM in the subscription era and more cloud challenges companies will face concerning Saas, IaaS, and PaaS.

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Eight Challenges in SAP Licensing

SAP has always left it up to customers to allocate SAP user licenses in accordance with the details of their individual contracts. Vague documentation on what users can and cannot do with the various license types does not make this process any easier.

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Get your vitamin A

About Aspera: Fortify your company with 100% Software Asset Management from Aspera and get your vitamin A!

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SAM Savings Calculator

Use your own numbers to see how you benefit from Software Asset Management by looking at the most common areas companies save.

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Forrester Consulting: The Total Economic Impact™ of Aspera SmartTrack

Forrester Consulting found that Aspera enables license management, audit efficiencies, license cost savings and a risk-adjusted ROI of 124%.

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Software is the Lifeblood of your Business

About Aspera: Make sure your software is healthy with Software Asset Management by Aspera.

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Putting Software Licenses to Work

Based on a survey by IDG Services, this white paper examines how companies approach Software Asset Management (SAM) and explores how they can reap the benefits of a more engaged, proactive, strategic approach.

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Audit Defense: Level the Playing Field with Software License Management

This white paper outlines common differences in compliance positions, and how to use Software License Management to prove the data accuracy to effectively negotiate on a level playing field.

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