Software Asset Management (SAM) is a set of proven IT practices that unite people, processes, and technology to control and optimize the use of software across an organization. SAM can help you control costs as well as manage business and legal risks, optimize software licensing investments, and align your IT investments with business needs.
costs, risks, and complexity for a stronger, healthier financial position.
use and cost of existing software assets, so that you can do more with what you already have.
your IT investments with your business goals for increased agility and productivity.
“The SAM Assist engagement eliminated the guesswork about what we were licensed for and what we should be licensed for. It helped us access and fully comprehend the information that was available.” - Ira Greenfield, Vice President of Technology, Extended Stay Hotels, United StatesHear what customers have to say
You’ve heard about them, now you’re experiencing them: personal devices connecting to your network, Cloud computing, and ease of downloading apps. It’s easy to lose control. SAM can help.View all use cases
Select the right tools and products to support your SAM strategy.
keeps employees productive on their favorite devices—and your company data protected.
provides employees access to corporate resources from virtually anywhere on almost any device.
makes it easy to inventory and assess your IT infrastructure and determine the right technologies.
enables employees to work anywhere on the devices that they choose.
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