Useful SAM-Related Microsoft Links
Certified SAM Specialization Providers
If you have determined that you are ready to implement a SAM plan and would like help either in part and/or completely outsourcing, this site will allow you to create your own specified list of Microsoft Certified SAM Specialization Partners, by industry and geography.
From a basic SAM overview to a step-by-step guide to implementing SAM in your organization, it’s all here and free for you to download.
Genuine Microsoft Software
With separate sections for home, office, and gaming software, plus a handy guide for individuals and IT professionals, this site will help you determine if your software is a genuine Microsoft product.
Microsoft Software Inventory Analyzer
The Microsoft Software Inventory Analyzer (MSIA) is a powerful, automated tool that allows you to see exactly what Microsoft software is installed on your personal PC or across your network of 250 computers or less.
Microsoft Volume Licensing
Microsoft offers its customers a number of ways to purchase licenses, whether you need 5 or 500. Whatever your needs, this site will show you how to get the most for your money and many other aspects about Microsoft Licensing.
Microsoft Volume Licensing Service Center
Download licensed products, access product keys, and manage your Microsoft Volume Licensing agreements and license acquisition activity—all in one online location.
Software Inventory and Asset Management Tools
The first step in any good SAM program is to see what software you own and what is installed. Check here for a complete list of all inventory and management tools and use our search feature to find the right one for you.
Software Piracy Protection
Piracy affects you, your business, and your ideas. Here you’ll find all the basics, plus tips on how to protect yourself from intellectual property theft and illegal use.