A new concept of Best Practice in Software Asset Management with Vector Asset Manager Pro

By Colin Bartram, Director of Technology, Vector Networks (Page 2 of 7)

Extending audit's horizons

When your organization is proposing to conduct a software audit, you have an opportunity to consider a much wider and longer lasting set of objectives and benefits.

Organizations using software should:

  • Understand what software the enterprise needs, by evolving application deployment policies to define who should have what;
  • Monitor software usage to locate unused copies that can be redeployed, and to target training;
  • Maintain an accurate inventory of installed applications to ensure legality and that software is up to date.
  • Maintain a centralised register of license purchases and maintenance to ensure license compliance.

All these management activities service a new goal that Vector identify as software asset optimization.

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