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software asset management

The practice of keeping an up-to-date inventory of all software installed on an organization's systems, including in-house servers and workstations and mobile devices such as laptop computers and smartphones. Software asset management (SAM) provides a valuable role in information assurance by detecting overused, underused and illegally installed software. See information assurance.
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As our case-study client discovered, the best companies keep their eye on software asset management and align procurement vehicles to internal demand and consumption patterns, as the use of cloud computing in business-critical applications is still limited.
They plan to develop best-practices publications that communicate guidelines for small businesses on implementing software asset management programs; produce and disseminate educational materials such as a guide to software management, a fact sheet on "10 Steps for Software Compliance," and a fact sheet on "Software Piracy and the Law"; create software asset management content for SBA e-newsletters; create an interactive Web page to include free software audit tools, fact sheets, topical articles, and the educational materials just mentioned.
Birmingham-based technology negotiation specialist Silver Bullet Associates has launched a dedicated Software Asset Management (SAM) service designed to help companies manage and optimise their software installations and licensing.
The company is a Microsoft certified partner within Licensing Solutions and Software Asset Management.
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Schools with free licenses of FileWave, for enterprise class software and patch management, and Asset Trustee, for enterprise hardware and software asset management. Both product offerings are available for Mac OS X and Windows based operating systems.
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A company should use the statement to enhance software asset management and software development project management, not just to capture the required data.
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In addition, The framework agreement covers training and advisory services related to product acquisition and consultancy on software asset management, Which is charged separately.
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