Software Asset Management
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Vinci Energies

Here's how a large, complex company with 12,000 employees, managing 10,000 clients and 2,000 servers, got started with Software Asset Management.

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Microsoft license compliance with SmartTrack

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

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Study

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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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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Success Story

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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Success Story

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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Success Story

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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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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White Paper

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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Oracle Audit Playbook

This Audit Playbook provides the tips and tools to anticipate and minimize your risk, avoid unexpected costs, and make your Oracle estate look less mind-bendingly complicated. While Oracle audits are an inevitable experience, they don’t have to be a painful one.

 

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White Paper

The Complete Guide to Software Audit Defense

This eBook gives you expert software license audit defense tips and tools to ensure you own your next audit, from start to finish.

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White Paper

How to Build an Effective Cloud Management Practice

This paper outlines how to build an effective Cloud Management practice to ensure that using cloud foundations is safe, secure, and cost-effective. It highlights how to minimise Cloud Shock – the unexpected, unbudgeted cost increase from delivering IT services via public cloud.

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White Paper

Salesforce SaaS Cost Explosion

This white paper will take a deep dive into the SaaS spend challenge based on real experiences with Salesforce.

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White Paper

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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E-Book

SAP Audit Playbook

This eBook takes the agony out of your SAP audit with SAP license management tips and tools.

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Tool

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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E-Book

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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Expert information

Gartner Report: Software License Audits

Cut your audit costs using Gartner’s 12 Steps for Software License Audit Management.

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Study

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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E-Book

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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Success Story

German Car Manufacturer 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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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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White Paper

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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E-Book

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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E-Book

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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White Paper

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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Expert information

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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Success Story

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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Video

FAQ: How do I begin Software Asset Management?

From budget to scope to top software vendors, find out how to start a successful SAM project.

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E-Book

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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Success Story

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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Video

FAQ: What are SAM Managed Services?

Learn how Aspera Managed Services go beyond a tool and implementation to increase the success of your SAM program.

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Video

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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Expert information

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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Video

What data do I need to protect against audit risk?

A former auditor at PwC gives insights about what he looked for in software audits, and gives tips on what you should consider for your own data to prepare for an audit.

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Video

Why should I manage Cloud licenses?

Gerrit Gipmans, Service Delivery Manager at Aspera, explains why it is important to manage your Cloud software licenses.

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Expert information

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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Video

Why should I manage Office 365 licenses?

Christopher Brune, Product Manager and Microsoft expert, talks about why companies should invest in Software Asset Management.

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Video

Voices of Aspera: Robbie Plourde

Robbie Plourde, SVP for Sales Engineering at Aspera, talks about Software Asset Management and his role at Aspera.

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Video

Voices of Aspera: Linda Erwich

Linda Erwich, Account Development Manager, talks about her role at Aspera and how she helps customers establish their Software Asset Management project.

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Video

Voices of Aspera: Lawrence Dempsey

Lawrence Dempsey, Services Delivery Manager at Aspera, explains his role at Aspera and how we approach Software Asset Management projects.

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Video

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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Video

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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Video

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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Video

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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Video

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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Video

SAM as a Symphony: Robbie Plourde

Robbie Plourde explains what SAM as a Symphony means for him and how Aspera meets this understanding.

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Video

SAM as a Symphony: Lawrence Dempsey

Lawrence Dempsey explains what is needed for a successful Software Asset Management program.

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Video

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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Video

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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