Software Asset Management Resources

How to anticipate Oracle Audits

Presentation at the USU World: Maxime Pawlak, CEO Aspera France, shares insights from over ten years of experience facing Oracle audits.

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Software as a Service Survey

A look at SaaS initiatives: Discover the most-used SaaS applications and the biggest challenges from our recent survey.

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Software as a Service Costs and Budget

SaaS subscriptions are widely accessible which makes them a challenge to control and difficult to track. We will show you how to gain control over your SaaS costs!

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Microsoft license compliance with SmartTrack

Automotive supplier decided to eliminate manual processes in SAM and provide for all Microsoft products and around 100,000 workstations.

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Global quality standard for SAP license data

Together with Aspera, a global automotive supplier implemented a quality standard for all its SAP license data. How did we achieve this while also reducing the cost of SAP Named User contracts by 10%? Read more here.

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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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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

Even Microsoft surprised: in just two short months, the Haufe Group used SmartTrack to effortlessly create a complete overview of their Microsoft licenses. How did they do it?

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TEI™ of Aspera SmartTrack Video

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

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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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2016 Study: Global Practices of Strategic SAM

Learn how SAM is done around the globe and get advice to gain SAM maturity. The 2016 Study analyzes results of a survey done with over 400 SAM professionals.

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2018 SAMS EUROPE: Janik Schipp on SAP License Management

Janik Schipp, Sales Engineer for SAP solutions at Aspera, talks about the importance of knowing your SAP indirect access and how SAP customers should handle it.

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Public Roads Operator saves on SAP licenses

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

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2017 SAM Strategies Europe

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

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Customer Video Testimonial

The US 14th largest school district Gwinnett County Public Schools System relies on Aspera SmartTrack to effectively manage their daily license activities.

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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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Oracle Java ebook

This short eBook will give you the basics of the new Java licensing rules, what it means to you, and what you can do. It will help you go from confusion to confidence.

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SAP license management in a digital world

SAP customers face major changes worldwide – new measurement and pricing models for indirect access, the migration to SAP S/4HANA, new cloud products, and more. Get solutions here. 

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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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SAM and the SaaS New Frontier: Processes for Building the Future

Get your Software Asset Management program ready for the cloud by taking a process-based approach. Processes such as Software Reharvesting will bring your SAM into the future.

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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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The Software Asset Management Program Guide

Ramping up a new Software Asset Management 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.

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Software Asset Management for SAP Software

This e-book offers information and insights that bring transparency to your licensing situation with SAP.

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10 arguments to get SAM for your SAP

Here are 10 arguments you can use to convince your deciders and stakeholders that Software Asset Management for SAP is worth the investment.

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Company cuts global licensing costs

This company gained an increasing global overview of its licenses and drastically reduced software costs with Aspera SmartTrack.

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Compliant Identity Management

Read about the importance of Compliant Identity Management (CIM) in SAP, and how SAM helps companies to stay compliant while ensuring efficient user rights management.

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Cloud Whitepaper

What data do you need to choose the right cloud licences and how do you use it? SAM Enterprise Architect Geoff Worsley helps you to migrate smoothly and develop a cloud strategy.

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Company-wide overview of software licenses

BITMARCK wanted to invest in a professional SAM solution, and decided on Aspera due to the consultants’ expertise and SmartTrack’s functionality and connectors.

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Business Aligned SAM

Engaging stakeholders is the key to successful Software Asset Management. Learn how to build relationships and secure their support, as well as how to keep them engaged in the long-term process.

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Visibility into Oracle and SAP Licensing

One of the world’s largest companies set out to reduce information silos, internally chargeback licensing costs, and decrease audit risk by implementing software license management.

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Eight Challenges in SAP Licensing

SAP leaves it up to customers to allocate SAP user licenses. Vague documentation does not make this process any easier.

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TEI™ 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 Asset Management at Voith

Since 2012 Voith has been using Aspera’s expertise and technology for the implementation of group-wide, tool-supported Software License Management.

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Putting Software Licenses to Work

This white paper examines how companies approach SAM and explores how they can reap the benefits of a more engaged, proactive, strategic approach.

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Software Asset Management: A complete introduction

Wherever you are in the process of implementing Software Asset Management (SAM) in your business, this ebook provides information to help you go further, quickly and easily.

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Audit Defense: Level the Field with SAM

This white paper shows common differences in compliance positions, and how to use SAM to prove the accurat data for effective negotiations.

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Misuse Detection in SAP Systems

As data becomes the most valuable asset a company can own, Guido Schneider, SAP expert at Aspera, shows how companies can protect the integrity and confidentiality of their data.

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