Software licenses are assets and investments and should be managed as such. SAM helps your organization to control costs and optimize these investments as your organization evolves.
Software Asset Management (SAM) is an industry best practice that helps you control costs and optimize software investments across your organization and throughout all stages of their life cycles. Administered through an ongoing plan, SAM makes it easier to identify what you have, where it’s running, and whether redundancy may exist. A fully implemented SAM plan can help you cut costs, improve security and compliance, and also anticipate future software needs. SAM also helps organizations accurately capture the costs and benefits associated with IT projects that enable a competitive advantage.
If your business relies on its IT operations to operate smoothly and efficiently, you are probably well aware of the complexities of managing software across an entire organization.
What is the best way to control costs and manage business and legal risks?
Could you do more with the software you already have? Will your current IT infrastructure be able to expand as your company grows?