China

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  • Industry: Technology, Media & Telecommunications, Technology
  • Type: Business and industry issue
  • Date: 11/4/2009

Software Asset Management - Mitigating Risk and Realizing Opportunitie 

More and more companies are realising the importance of an efficient software asset management (SAM) program, in controlling their spiraling software costs and optimising their software deployment. By paying greater attention to their licensing environments, they can attain significant savings by reducing initial purchase expenses and ongoing maintenance costs.

 

This report highlights how a comprehensive SAM strategy can help companies reduce risk, improve governance and better manage their bottom line. It outlines the potential long-term strategic benefits of the effective management of software assets by both software publishers and end-users. Further, it highlights some common misconceptions and obstacles that hamper the effective implementation of SAM, presents perspectives of both software publishers and end-users on SAM, and lays out leading practices for implementing an effective SAM strategy.

 

A comprehensive SAM strategy can lead to overall business efficiency, including:

Long term strategic benefits for both software publishers and end-users
Perspectives of both software publishers and end-users of SAM
Misconceptions and barriers that hamper the effective implementation of SAM
Leading practices for implementation of an effective SAM strategy
 

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