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FrontRange SAM Solution

  • ID: 1540073
  • January 2011
  • 13 pages
  • Ovum

Introduction

As IT organizations strive to "deliver more with less," software asset management (SAM) has become a vital corporate capability. It can help organizations to optimize IT licensing expenditure, reduce human resource overhead, and mitigate the compliance risks intrinsic to owning and managing software assets. The FrontRange solution can assist organizations in gaining greater control over software.

Features and benefits

- Project management planning tool for SAM implementations
- Depth and breadth of discovery capabilities.
- Dynamic "best-fit" reconciliation of licenses against installed software.
- Automated software management capabilities covering packaging, testing, and deployment.
- Software asset optimization with usage tracking capabilities.

Highlights

- FrontRange SAM Essentials provides organizations with a pre-populated project management plan for their SAM implementation.
- FrontRange Discovery is the "engine" behind the SAM solution; it is responsible for finding and inventorying all software across the network.
- FrontRange License Manager is where license records are collated, validated, and reconciled against READ MORE >

SUMMARY
Catalyst
Key findings
Ovum view
Recommendations
FUNCTIONALITY
Solution overview
FrontRange SAM Essentials
FrontRange Discovery
FrontRange License Manager
FrontRange NetInstall
Solution analysis
Inventory management
License management
Software management
Compliance
Software and configuration management
System administration
PRODUCT STRATEGY
Market opportunity
Go to market strategy
IMPLEMENTATION
Deployment examples
Eastleigh Borough Council
Stapleton Tyres
APPENDIX
Methodology
Author
Ovum Consulting
Disclaimer

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