License Dashboard SAM Director
Revolutionize how software is requested, approved, procured & managed
Why SAM Director?
|Streamline software requests, approvals & deployments|
|Self-service improves productivity & user satisfaction|
|Reduce software procurement costs|
|Ensure only approved applications are deployed|
SAM Director complements License Manager by extending an organization’s ability to manage how software is requested, approved, purchased and deployed across the enterprise. From an intelligent self-service AppStore of approved software titles to a comprehensive online sign-off process, plus the ability to feed SAM metrics and triggers to existing ITAM platforms, SAM Director is designed to help organizations move beyond License Management and establish mature Software Asset Management practices.
Video: SAM Director - Proactive Software Asset Management
SAM Director comprises:
|APPSTORE – provide all users across the network with self-service access to a virtual software catalog populated with approved software titles. Users can request software deployments, including business justification and timescale requirements|
|APPROVALS MANAGEMENT – line managers and department heads can view and manage software requests online, quickly approving, rejecting or re-routing requests as appropriate|
|LICENSE MANAGEMENT – via a direct integration with License Dashboard License Manager, SAM Director provides an instant view of license availability as well as facilitating the inter-departmental transfer of licenses as approved by the appropriate license managers|
|PROCUREMENT – where licenses need to be purchased, SAM Director can trigger the procurement process, identifying the appropriate suppliers for different licenses and tracking progress|
|DEPLOYMENT – when a software request is fully approved and licenses have been assigned, deployment teams can be automatically notified to deploy nominated applications to the appropriate devices on the network|
SAM Director is the first Software Asset Management platform to connect everyone involved in managing and licensing the applications on the network, from end users to line managers, SAM specialists to procurement and deployment professionals.
SAM Director is available as an additional component to License Manager, or as an integral part of the Enterprise SAM solution for larger organizations.
Organizations that have benefitted from License Dashboard technologies: