As part of the ITAM Review's 2012 SAM Tools Group Test, License Dashboard Enterprise Suite (License Manager, Discovery and SAM Portal) was compared and analyzed against other SAM tools available on the market.The review highlights 3 key strengths which set License Dashboard apart, namely:
1) The ability to provide a workbench for a number of sources -License Manager can import and aggregate multiple inventory sources. From the other side of the entitlement equation it also pro... [More]
A new research study just published by the Federation Against Software Theft (FAST), an independent UK body championing intellectual property rights and software management best practice, suggests that 68% of UK organizations don’t have a policy in place to prevent software piracy on their networks.
In itself, this probably isn’t much of a surprise. But what’s perhaps more worrying is what lies behind the figure above. If 68% of firms don’t have policies to prevent piracy (i.e. the over-d... [More]
American law firm, Scott & Scott LLP, is predicting a significant increase in software audits in 2012. The firm, which defends organizations under scrutiny, believes 2012 will see more audits from both software vendors and trade groups such as the Business Software Alliance (BSA) and the Software Information & Industry Association (SIIA).
Scott & Scott report that they are already seeing an upsurge in the number of client calls regarding pending audits. You can read the press ... [More]
According to IT analyst firm, Gartner, the average organization now stands around a 55 per cent chance of being audited by at least one software vendor in any given 12-month period. In plain English, that means you are now more likely than not to face at least one software audit in 2012. But what is it that makes you a target for a vendor software audit? Is it just chance, or is there some method behind the vendors’ selection process?
Research conducted earlier this year by gl... [More]
Recently, License Dashboard sponsored the first Gartner ITAM event to be held in Europe. Among the keynote presentations from Gartner analysts and other distinguished speakers were a number of messages that made IT Asset Managers in the auditorium wince. Namely that the trend of increasing software vendor audits continues while at the same time, IT Asset Management solutions are currently in a lifecycle phase that Gartner likes to call the ‘trough of disillusionment’.
'Dashboard Daiquiris' were the order of the day this week as the License Dashboard Bar Wizards stole the show at the Gartner ITAM event in London - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3TT1yVBzKQ
This event will be an excellent opportunity to network with fellow users, as well as meet the License Dashboard team and hear about our exciting plans for future product releases. The event will take place at the Cabinet War Rooms in central London on the morning of 27 September, finishing at lunchtime. 09:30 Arrive and Buffet Breakfast/Refreshments10:00 Welcome and Introductions10:10 License Dashboard Company Update10:20 Introducing SAM Portal 10:50 License Dashboard/Dashboard Discovery Roadmap... [More]
It wasn't just the stars on Hollywood Boulevard that shone brightly at the recent Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Los Angeles. Among the many new and exciting technologies being presented to over 20,000 Microsoft staff and partners, there was a particular independent software vendor attracting more than its fair share of attention.
That's right, License Dashboard really was a star at the Microsoft WPC!
Why? Because Software Asset Management (SAM) and License Management have nev... [More]
Faster, more intelligent, more effective license management is here!
As the leading license management software, License Dashboard facilitates and drives more Software Asset Management (SAM) programs than any other application on today's market.
License Dashboard helps organizations maximize their software investments and minimize risks by providing an intuitive and intelligent solution for managing software licenses. The engine behind more Software Asset Management (SAM) programs than a... [More]
Specialist license management tools’ vendor, License Dashboard, will be presenting at the upcoming Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Los Angeles in July 2011.
With more organizations than ever looking to uncover IT savings through improved software license management, this is certain to be a hot topic at this year’s WPC Expo and License Dashboard invites all Microsoft partners to learn more about how to both save their customers money and also create new service reven... [More]