"By 2021, growing challenges of managing multiple environments and usage scenarios, combined with SAM skills shortages, will increase the usage of SAM managed service providers by 40%."

SAM is an intricate discipline with a limited supply of experienced resources. By effectively leveraging SAM managed service providers with essential skills and expertise, sourcing and vendor management leaders can bypass resource challenges to deliver a range of strategic benefits.

Learn more about Gartner’s research on software asset management (SAM) and how you can utilize SAM service providers to enable your digital transformation.

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