Software Vendors



Software Asset Management based on ISO 19770-1:2012 is a solid foundation to:

  • get visibility on your hardware and software assets
  • understand your license entitlement position
  • your optimization possibilities
  • your cost reduction possibilties
  • your risks
  • to measure your SAM processes
  • to measure your SAM knowledge
  • to understand your required organisation
  • prepare of any potential assessment / audit
  • to predict and measure your software budget


Parameters / areas which make SAM really complex:

  • Vendor specific license metrics
  • Infrastructure
  • Public Cloud/ Private Cloud/ Hybrids
  • Increased frequency of new software versions
  • Rebranding by software vendors
  • Use of multiple tooling and analyse techniques