A Best-Practices Approach to Software Asset Management

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Executive Summary

According to Gartner, 30 percent of large enterprises will experience at least one on-site software audit per year through 2008. What this means is, if you're not already vigilantly tracking what software is in use in your company and where, you need to.

This white paper from ManageSoft discusses an ITIL-based best-practices approach to software asset management (SAM) and explains how, in addition to ensuring you're ready for your next software audit, this methodology can help improve your:

  • Software and hardware purchasing arrangements
  • Negotiating position
  • Allocation of software licenses
  • Infrastructure planning processes
  • Risk management posture
  • Competitive advantage
Download this white paper to learn more about standards-based SAM and how it can reduce the risks associated with inadequate license management practices in your enterprise.

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