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Picking the right Software Asset Management tool (Part 1 of 2)

The time has come for your organisation to get a SAM tool. You’ve decided to buy into the idea of software asset management and you want to manage and utilise your software licenses better. You’ve received the backing from senior management, and you’ve been given a nice healthy budget to get the best solution for your organisation. There are a large number of SAM tools on the market today, so... 

HP Asset Manager for Oracle License Management

This is an independent review of HP Asset Manager for managing Oracle Licensing. This review is part of our Oracle License Management Group Test. HP Asset Manager for Oracle License Management Product: HP Software Asset Management solution (SAM) consisting of HP Asset Manager (AM) and HP Universal Discovery (UD) Version: 9.40 (AM), 10.10 (UD) Version Released: June 2013 Year Founded / Turnover:  Founded... 

Snow Software for Oracle License Management

This is an independent review of Snow Software for managing Oracle Licensing. This review is part of our Oracle License Management Group Test. Snow License Manager for Oracle License Management Product: Snow License Manager + Oracle Management Option (OMO) Version Released: OMO released September 2013 / Snow License Manager 7 released March 2014 Year Founded / Turnover: 1997/30M Euros Total number... 

Microsoft License Management Group Test – The Results

Overview – Microsoft License Management Group Test It is sometimes said by Software Asset Management (SAM) experts that Microsoft is an ideal software publisher to tackle first when reconciling your software estate. The breadth of devices and systems Microsoft touches and depth of data required; from desktop to server, mobile device to virtual machine, means that any organization performing a good... 

Snow Software License Manager for Microsoft License Management

This is an independent review of technology for managing Microsoft licensing and agreements. Also participating in this review: IE Aspera Brainware / Spider A full comparison and Group Test results can be found here: http://www.itassetmanagement.net/2014/10/02/microsoft-license-management/ Executive Summary Elevator pitch A key player in the Software Asset Management market, Snow offers a great... 

Brainware Spider for Microsoft License Management

This is an independent review of technology for managing Microsoft licensing and agreements. Also participating in this review: IE Aspera Snow Software A full comparison and Group Test results can be found here: http://www.itassetmanagement.net/2014/10/02/microsoft-license-management/ Executive Summary Elevator pitch A strong competitive offering for management of Microsoft licensing. Features... 

1E AppClarity for Microsoft License Management

This is an independent review of technology for managing Microsoft licensing and agreements. Also participating in this review: Aspera Brainware / Spider Snow Software A full comparison and Group Test results can be found here: http://www.itassetmanagement.net/2014/10/02/microsoft-license-management/ Executive Summary Elevator pitch 1E is a pioneer in the proactive reclaim of unused licensing.... 

Aspera SmartTrack for Microsoft License Management

This is an independent review of technology for managing Microsoft licensing and agreements. Also participating in this review: IE Brainware / Spider Snow Software A full comparison and Group Test results can be found here: http://www.itassetmanagement.net/2014/10/02/microsoft-license-management/ Executive Summary Elevator pitch Aspera has SKU catalogue-centric license management offering called... 

Technology Review: Miradore

This is an independent review of Miradore. AT A GLANCE Founded in 2006 with headquarters in Finland, Miradore is a provider of IT Asset Management (ITAM) solutions enabling organisations to manage their IT assets throughout their lifecycle. This review takes a look at the core capabilities, the route to market, competitive strengths and weaknesses, product development roadmap and market reach of Miradore’s... 

Review: Lime Software for Oracle License Management [BEST IN CLASS]

This is an independent review of Lime Software for Oracle License Management. Review Summary Product: Lime Discovery, Inventory and License Manager Version: Lime Discovery 3.1, Lime Inventory 4.6, Lime License Manager 2.6 Version Released: January 2014 Year Company Founded and Turnover: 2007, over £1M Total Number of Customers: 104 Lime Software Pricing Summary Community Edition (Up to five databases):...