The company said that in addition to its main asset management, inventory, systems and configuration management suite, Certero's range of products also includes a software metering
solution and an energy optimisation suite to help organisations achieve environmental targets whilst making significant cost savings.
Next on the list was software metering
. Like all companies, Associated Foods had noticed an increasing occurrence of spyware on its corporate machines.
We like our technology to be available, to be easy to use, and not to have [administration] extra costs." Indeed, research has shown many customers are wary of software metering
Some important ways of minimizing risks include thorough technology assessment, specifications detailing, properly administered software escrow, and software metering
. Establish an implementation roadmap that mitigates the risk of your company faltering, when you suddenly find that you are the proud new owners of intellectual property you did not develop and code you did not write.
The software metering
module in PC-Duo also provides detailed reports to IT staff, so that they can determine whether there are underused, unused or renegade software licenses running in their company's network.
These services include automation and management of diverse, multi-vendor networks and systems, as well as asset tracking, software metering
Rainbow's products include secure Web server and VPN acceleration boards, anti-piracy and Internet software distribution solutions, software metering
and management tools, voice, data and satellite security systems, USB-based authentication tokens and smart card readers.
Use software metering
and monitoring components on your network.
In a business model that further commoditizes the personal computer, PC Free says it will offer customers a PC complete with speakers, color printer, TV tuner card, hardware and software metering
technology, digital broadcast reception capability, and a game playing console, coupled with unlimited internet access, for a single monthly charge of $40.
Deliverables from such collaboration could include greater interoperability between related technologies (auditing, software metering
, network management) to improve knowledge about what should be installed.