Gartner Research

Market Guide for Software Asset Management Managed Services

Published: 19 April 2019

ID: G00353527

Analyst(s): Stephen White

Summary

Successful software asset management discipline requires skilled resources to govern usage, entitlement and costs of software. Sourcing, procurement and vendor management leaders can utilize SAM managed services to access expertise, minimize waste and effectively govern a growing software portfolio.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

  • Market Description

Market Direction

Market Analysis

  • Process Assessment, Design, Transformation, Continuous Improvement and Operation
  • Trustworthy Data Management
  • Development, Maintenance and Optimization of License Positions
  • Software and Online Service Usage Metering and Optimization
  • Continuous Request, Harvest, Procurement, Renewal and Disposal Recommendations
  • Governing Security and Associated Compliance Risks

Representative Vendors

  • Market Introduction
    • Anglepoint
    • Aspera
    • B-lay
    • Bytes Technology Group
    • Crayon
    • Data # 3
    • Deloitte
    • Elée
    • EY
    • Insight
    • Ivanti
    • Livingstone
    • NTT DATA
    • SHI
    • Softcat
    • Softline Group
    • SoftwareONE
    • Software Optimisation Services
    • TMG

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