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Three Use Cases Can Help You Select the Right SAM Tool

Published: 10 November 2015

ID: G00291931

Analyst(s): Hank Marquis, Victoria Barber


Software asset management tools are gaining in popularity; however, their diverse data requirements make the selection process confusing. Three use cases can help infrastructure and operations leaders and their teams choose the right SAM tool for their requirements.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Perform Gap Analyses of Data and Tools With Three Use Cases
    • Use Case No. 1: Automating Discovery
    • Use Case No. 2: Establishing ISV Effective License Position
    • Use Case No. 3: Optimizing ISV License Position
  • Make Compliance Your Highest Priority Requirement
  • Run Pilots Against the Three SAM Use Cases

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