Software Asset Management Tools

Software Asset Management Tools Overview

What are Software Asset Management Tools?

Software Asset Management Tools (SAM) help manage and organize IT assets by automating tasks related to managing software such as patch and license management, inventory tracking (and locating inefficient use of licensed software), establishing policy, and lifecycle management.

Software Asset Management Products

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ServiceNow IT Service Management

ServiceNow is a fast-growing service management provider that went public in 2012. Built on the ServiceNow Now Platform, the IT Service Management bundle provides an agent workspace with knowledge management, and modules supporting issue tracking and problem resolution, change, release…

Key Features

  • Organize and prioritize service tickets (67)
    89%
    8.9
  • Self-service tools (65)
    76%
    7.6
  • Subscription-based notifications (63)
    74%
    7.4
Freshservice

Freshservice is a cloud-based service desk and IT service management (ITSM) solution that currently serves more than 10,000 SMB, mid-market, and enterprise customers worldwide.

Key Features

  • Organize and prioritize service tickets (47)
    90%
    9.0
  • Self-service tools (45)
    85%
    8.5
  • ITSM collaboration and documentation (41)
    80%
    8.0
ServiceNow IT Asset Management

ITSM / ITOM specialist ServiceNow launched its software asset management solution in 2017. Built on the Now Platform, the ServiceNow IT Asset Management bundle, which includes the CMDB module also as well as the relatively new SAM module, allows users to manage software licenses…

Key Features

  • Asset lifecycle monitoring (16)
    82%
    8.2
  • Software and hardware inventory tracking (17)
    82%
    8.2
  • Asset relationship management (16)
    79%
    7.9
Lansweeper

Lansweeper - Network Discovery and IT Asset Management Software Lansweeper is an IT asset management solution that provides network discovery of all connected users, devices, and software within the IT estate. Lansweeper's advanced device recognition capabilities allow for complete…

Key Features

  • Software and hardware inventory tracking (10)
    100%
    10.0
  • Asset relationship management (9)
    99%
    9.9
  • License management (6)
    96%
    9.6
Symantec Asset Management Suite

The Symantec Asset Management Suite aims to help organizations get an accurate picture of their assets, ensure compliance during software audits, avoid vendor penalties and fines and uncover savings by eliminating the purchase of unnecessary licenses. This IT Asset Management solution…

eMaint CMMS

eMaint offers computerized maintenance management software with features for inventory management, asset management, maintenance scheduling, etc. eMaint is now owned and supported by Fluke Corp since the September 2016 acquisition.

ManageEngine AssetExplorer

ManageEngine's AssetExplorer is an IT asset management solution.

HCL BigFix (formerly from IBM)

BigFix, now supported by HCL Technologies since the acquisition of BigFix from IBM in 2018, is an endpoint management solution providing endpoint visibility and IT asset discovery, automated endpoint patching (BigFix Lifecycle and BigFix Patch) policy enforcement (BigFix Compliance)…

IFS Assyst (formerly Axios Assyst)

IFS Assyst (formerly Axios Assyst, acquired by IFS March, 2021) is an ITSM product in both SaaS and on-premise configurations - the SaaS version is called assystSaaS. This product competes with BMC Remedy, IBM SmartCloud, Cherwell Service Management, and FrontRange ITSM (now Heat…

Micro Focus Asset Management X (formerly HP Asset Manager)

Micro Focus Asset Management X (formerly HP Asset Manager) is enterprise-class IT asset management (ITAM) solution acquired by Micro Focus from Hewlett Packard Enterprise, supporting change and configuration management and license management.

Ivanti IT Asset Management Suite

Ivanti IT Asset Management Suite (based on the former LANDesk IT Asset Management Suite) features the IT Asset offering Ivanti Asset Manager, and the Ivanti License Optimizer and Optimizer for SAP applications, which extend the Ivanti ITAM suite to provide software asset management…

Cherwell Asset Management

Cherwell Asset Management is a software asset management offering from Cherwell Software in Colorado Springs, based on technology acquired with the company Express Metrix in August, 2014.

KACE Asset Management Appliance

KACE Asset Management Appliance (formerly Dell's Asset Manager) from Quest Software is an IT asset management (ITAM) and software asset management (SAM) solution.

Blissfully

Blissfully is a complete SaaS management platform. It aims to give companies the visibility and tools needed to manage vendors, simplify IT operations, maintain compliance, and optimize spending.

InvGate Insight

InvGate Insight provides tools to create a unified inventory of all network-connected IT assets, including physical, virtual, and cloud assets on the same platform. Insight is available both as a cloud service or as an on premise installation. Its capabilities include a CMDB builder,…

InvGate Assets

InvGate Assets is the IT asset management platform from Argentinian company InvGate.

CA Asset Portfolio Management

CA Asset Portfolio Management, now from Broadcom, aims to help users get more from IT asset investments.

Snow License Manager

Snow License Manager is a software asset management solution, with options for cloud or on-premise delivery. Snow License Manager is designed to reduce the risk, cost and complexity associated with software assets and licensing. It provides a consolidated view on all assets across…

xAssets IT Asset Management Software

IT asset management software with large enterprise scalability and deep configurability to meet the complex requirements of large enterprises. The product provides highly scalable agentless network discovery software, full lifecycle asset management including software asset management,…

OpenLM for Engineering Licensing

OpenLM for Engineering Licensing provides essential engineering software license tracking capabilities and reports. Users can optimize software inventory, helping to stretch expensive software licenses to their limit. Works with a wide range of license managers including Flexera,…

Symphony SummitAI

Symphony SummitAI, formerly the Summus IT Management Suite, is an ITSM and system monitoring offering from the company of the same name in Palo Alto.

Flexera FlexNet Manager

The FlexNet Manager Suite from Illinois company Flexera Software is a software asset management solution (SAM), automating license management and optimization for cost reduction or audit protection.

Eracent IT Management Center (ITMC)

Eracent in Ottsville, Pennsylvania offers their IT Management Center (ITMC) suite to provide both ITAM and SAM with license optimization capabilities.

IQSonar

IQSonar is a software asset management (SAM) solution from iQuate in South Dublin, Ireland, emphasizing discovery of software assets across a database infrastructure.

Micro Focus ZENworks Asset Management

Micro Focus ZENworks Asset Management from Micro Focus is an IT asset management and license management option.

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What are Software Asset Management Tools?

Software Asset Management Tools (SAM) help manage and organize IT assets by automating tasks related to managing software such as patch and license management, inventory tracking (and locating inefficient use of licensed software), establishing policy, and lifecycle management.

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