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Using SAM to build your CMDB
A properly integrated and organized Software Asset Management (SAM) platform can save companies a fortune in software licensing costs over time. Similarly, Configuration Management Databases (CMDBs) are critical in assuring that IT assets and deployment information are also thoroughly catalogued to avoid unnecessary spending and to keep tabs on the full IT asset lifecycle.
Jump inside this guide to learn how to use the architecture of SAM platforms as a framework for the creation and maintenance of a CMDB – and as IT asset volume grows, how to keep it as scalable and accurate as possible.