FlexNet Manager for Symantec

Automated and Optimized License Management for Symantec Products

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FlexNet Manager for Symantec is a scalable Software License Optimization product that is built on the FlexNet Manager Platform. This product automates entitlement based software license management to enable the reduction of license, maintenance and audit costs for Symantec desktop and server software, while maintaining license compliance.

FlexNet Manager for Symantec provides next generation software asset management functionality including Symantec license optimization through the application of vendor-specific license entitlements known as product use rights. The included Symantec Product Use Rights Library enables FlexNet Manager for Symantec to determine an accurate license position and minimize license consumption to provide the fastest return on investment. FlexNet Manager for Symantec is part of the FlexNet Manager Suite for Enterprises used by hundreds of enterprises to gain control of and optimize spend across their software estate.

Leverages FlexNet Manager Platform to Provide Visibility and Control

  • Provides scalable hardware and software asset management across more than 14,000 publishers and 125,000 applications, providing insight into installed software and application usage
  • Delivers purchased versus installed license reconciliation
  • Comprehensive reporting capabilities allow users to identify and evaluate areas of license compliance concern and make informed decisions that reduce software license and maintenance costs
  • Out-of-the-box connectivity to Microsoft SCCM, as well as connectors for other third party inventory and configuration management tools
  • Provides connectivity to HR, Active Directory, procurement, ERP and other systems for user, computer, purchasing and organizational data

Software License Optimization for Symantec Reduces On-going Software Costs

  • Enables true enterprise-wide license optimization for Symantec products using the Symantec Product Use Rights Library to automatically appliy license entitlements. Use rights can dramatically affect the number of licenses consumed by an organization, and therefore must be taken into account to minimize costs and ensure software license compliance
  • Determines an accurate license position and minimizes license consumption
  • Contains the license entitlements provided by Symantec purchase agreements, such as the Enterprise Options agreement for large enterprises. These rights include: upgrade, downgrade, and virtual environment use rights

Proactively Manage Your Software Estate Using ‘What If' Analysis

  • Provides industry-first ‘What If’ Analysis capabilities that allow organizations to see the impact of hardware and software changes on their license position, before the changes are actually made
  • Supports Symantec processor based license models
  • Actions such as modifying hardware properties, moving virtual machines across hosts or installation of a new software title can be simulated, providing an estimated license position and financial impact that reflects these changes.

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Report on optimized license position and cost savings with FlexNet Manager for Symantec

FlexNet Manager for Symantec allows organizations to more effectively "use what they have and buy only what they need." Learn more about the other products in the FlexNet Manager Suite for Enterprises.

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(Companies that develop software)

  • Monetize and protect software
  • Monetize the Internet of Things
  • Manage software entitlements
  • Electronically deliver and update software
  • Develop software installers
  • Brands: InstallShield, FlexNet Licensing, FlexNet Operations

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