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.
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 and configura…
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 is designed to…
ManageEngine's AssetExplorer is an IT asset management solution.
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), and software as…
Asset Manager (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.
Axios is a UK-based vendor and offers the assyst 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 Service Management).
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 (SAM).
KACE Asset Management Appliance (formerly Dell's Asset Manager) from Quest Software is an IT asset management (ITAM) and software asset management (SAM) solution.
CA Asset Portfolio Management, now from Broadcom, aims to help users get more from IT asset investments.
InvGate Assets is the IT asset management platform from Argentinian company InvGate.
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.
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 the network, enabl…
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, DSLS, Reprise and …
IQSonar is a software asset management (SAM) solution from iQuate in South Dublin, Ireland, emphasizing discovery of software assets across a database infrastructure.
Eracent in Ottsville, Pennsylvania offers their IT Management Center (ITMC) suite to provide both ITAM and SAM with license optimization capabilities.
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.
Asset Vision from Scalable Software is an IT asset management offering.
Miradore Management Suite is an IT asset management tool. It allows users to manage and optimize hardware and software assets, while automating routines like deployments, patches and configurations. According to the vendor, Miradore Management Suite users can use the product to move from reactive to…
SoftwareONE headquartered in Switzerland offers SAMSimple, the company's software asset management service, for managing a suite of applications, across a wide variety of industries, combining expertise and technology to optimize licensing spend.
SoftwareONE headquartered in Switzerland offers PyraCloud, their application for managing software licenses and renewals and cost associated to software, as well as perform cloud analytics to determine usage as well as optimal allocation and purchase of cloud resources.
Matrix42 Software Asset Management provides total license, and contract management for software assets and vendors.
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 and hardware assets…
1E headquartered in London offers AppClarity, a software asset management (SAM) application featuring license optimization, automated removal of unused software, usage calculation, and analytics.
Certero for Enterprise SAM is a software asset management and license optimization solution.
DeskCenter Solutions, a German company, offers the DeskCenter Management Suite, a combined ITAM / SAM solution which also provides software patching, and mobile device management (MDM) as well.