Gartner Research

Market Guide for Software Asset Management Managed Service Providers

Published: 12 February 2018

ID: G00347634

Analyst(s): Stephen White


SAM is an intricate discipline with a limited supply of experienced resources. By effectively leveraging SAM managed service providers with essential skills and expertise, sourcing and vendor management leaders can bypass resource challenges to deliver a range of strategic benefits.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

Market Direction

Market Analysis

  • Process Assessment, Design, Transformation and Operation
  • Trustworthy Data Management
  • Development and Maintenance of License Positions
  • "As a Service" Usage Metering and Optimization
  • Continuous Request, Harvest and Procurement Recommendations

Representative Vendors

Market Recommendations

Gartner Recommended Reading

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