IT departments need information on what assets they have, where they are, who is using them, the services they support, what they cost and how they are configured.
They must also be able to ascertain whether the business is compliant, the value the IT assets deliver and whether the company is fully exploiting its IT assets.
In this 10-page buyer’s guide, Computer Weekly looks at how IT asset lifecycle management can help CIOs manage their organisation’s technology assets, from services and software licences to physical and virtual infrastructure.
How to manage assets and control costs
- Asset life-cycle management can improve governance, mitigate risk and improve service quality and efficiency.
Manage licences and virtual machines to avoid sprawl
- Asset management systems should manage both software licences and vm lifecycle
Manage your assets to cut costs and plan capacity
- Compiling a technology inventory can help CIO s rationalize licensing fees and negotiate future services
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