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Tag: Symantec

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  • Certero AssetStudio for Inventory and Discovery

    This is an independent review of Certero AssetStudio for Inventory and Discovery. Executive Summary Elevator pitch Great all round inventory and discovery solution that can also be used for SAM and Systems Management. Strengths Customisable widgets for data graphs Very strong...

  • How SKU catalogues save time and money

    What do people mean when they refer to a ‘SKU Catalogue’ for license management? In this article I hope to demonstrate why organizations utilise SKU catalogues, the difference between SKU catalogues and software recognition and the business value to SAM practitioners. Shopping...

  • Review: Altiris Asset Management Suite from Symantec

    This independent review of Altiris™ Asset Management Suite from Symantec is part of our 2012 SAM Tools Review. See all participants and terms of the review here. Executive Summary Elevator Pitch Configuration-centric ITAM tool – significant shortcomings for Enterprise...

  • Symantec Licensing Quick Guide

    This quick guide has been contributed by Matt Marnell of Flexera Software. Introduction Symantec is currently the world’s largest computer security software publisher, standing head and shoulders above the rest in terms of market share and revenues. Their popular brands include...

  • The Software Compliance Calendar

    Generally speaking, you can expect proactive software asset management initiatives from software vendors at the start of their financial year and more heavy-handed compliance enforcement towards the end. For example, Microsoft released the SAM Optimization model in July last year...