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SAM Tools Universe (2016)
This section includes SAM tools suitable for large enterprises. The SAM tools below are included in our 2016 SAM Tools Universe report, available here:
Top ranking tools
SAM Tools Universe (2016) SAM Tools Oracle-verified Inventory Tools Market Guide ITAM Automation Tools - Market Guide SAP License Management - Market Guide10+ User reviewsCustomer feedback77%Analyst opinion77%
SAM Tools Universe (2016) SAM Tools ITAM Automation Tools - Market Guide SAP License Management - Market Guide
Ivanti License Optimizer is a software asset management (SAM) solution that delivers clarity on what software you have and how it’s being used to model and improve your effective license position. Now you can gather the insight you need to minimize cost, defend audits, and support transformation initiatives across all IT environments, including complex data centers and the cloud.
• Ivanti License Optimizer for Clients
Discover and inventory IT assets, aggregate vendor data, and monitor software usage. Plus, you gain a broad view of how users interact with software applications to ensure license compliance while reducing software overspending.
• Ivanti License Optimizer for Servers
Takes software asset management (SAM) into the data center. It navigates through layers of virtualization and clustering, enabling it to identify and manage assets on-premises and in hybrid cloud environments. The solution automates data center discovery, reducing the risk of human error inherent in manual scripts.6 User reviewsCustomer feedback87%Analyst opinion63%
SAM Tools Universe (2016) SAM Tools SaaS Optimisation Market Guide ITAM Automation Tools - Market Guide SAP License Management - Market Guide Market Guide - Mobile Device Management for ITAM
"So far the biggest payoff has been with the vendor’s ability to customize the tool for our business’s needs"7 User reviewsCustomer feedback85%
SAM Tools Universe (2016) SAM Tools SaaS Optimisation Market Guide ITAM Automation Tools - Market Guide Market Guide - Mobile Device Management for ITAM
A strong SAM offering with a strong channel and market momentum - Snow is the gorilla in the market, in terms of competitiveness, market noise, channel partnerships, customer numbers and overall traction.25+ User reviewsCustomer feedback85%
Ivanti Asset Manager manages IT assets throughout their entire lifecycle—from purchase through allocation, usage, and eventually disposal. The solution keeps tabs on your contracts while tracking lease, warranty, and financial information to ensure your assets are optimized and secured. It supports various discovery sources, including Ivanti Endpoint Manager, Ivanti Data Center Discovery, Microsoft SCCM, and barcode scans. It helps optimize asset purchases, lowering the total cost of ownership while simplifying budget management and forecasting. The solution anticipates contract renewal dates while helping to calculate and track asset age and value for the refresh process. To simplify business user requests, it also provides a product catalog of authorized items, each with robust inventory tracking and controls, thus speeding onboarding and provisioning activities while reducing service desk calls. The solution monitors and reports what hardware needs to be purchased, updated, and maintained to enable IT management to plan ahead, avoid hasty purchasing decisions, and optimize asset use operationally and fiscally. Delivered from the cloud and following ITAM industry best practices, the solution maintains high asset visibility while reducing costs and complexity. Asset Manager is available in a turnkey Essentials version, pre-built for fast time to value, or as an Enterprise-grade fully configurable solution.5 User reviewsCustomer feedback78%