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Why is patching your software so important?

Learn about the importance of patching and how to overcome some of the challenges to improve patching and reduce risk.

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The Software Asset Management Journey at BMC Software

Blaine Bryant, Director of IT Service Management and IT Finance at BMC Software discusses their Software Asset Management journey at BMC and the management challenges they faced internally, the solution they chose to meet those challenges, how they measure the success of their SAM program, and lessons learned along the way.

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Vulnerability Intelligence by Flexera Software Q&A

Vulnerability Intelligence is at the foundation of vulnerability management processes. In this video you will learn what Vulnerability Intelligence is, what the work of Secunia Research at Flexera Software is, and how Flexera Software uses Vulnerability Intelligence to enable organizations protect their systems against costly data breaches.

Oracle Licensing Requirements for Uninstalled RPM Packages

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By John Emmitt and Adrian Bideaua As all Software Asset Managers know, software licensing can be quite complex and there are many special cases that require deep understanding of licensing models, as well as contract terms and conditions. This blog is the first in a new Flexera Software License Optimization blog series called “Licensing Expert Tips.” The goal is to tap into the software licensing expertise we have in-house, as well as extern…

Realising Additional Value from Asset Management with Asset Lifecycle Modelling

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By Trevor Holmes An incremental investment in process modelling and asset lifecycle metrics can help organisations realise additional value from their Hardware and Software Asset Management programs. Introduction In a recent blog Recommended Hardware Asset Management Practices to Support SAM, Peter Osang wrote about the value of integrating information from Hardware Asset Management (HAM) programs into your Software Asset Management (SAM) processes. Key…

Chicago Public Schools: How Greater Visibility of Software Assets is Saving Money

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Chicago Public Schools is the third largest school district in the United States. To drive efficiency, the District needed to understand their application footprint and identify opportunities to save money. Paul had considered an application portfolio rationalization project, but there were big challenges for the short-staffed IT team.

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Greater Visibility of Software Assets is Saving Chicago Public Schools Money

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Chicago Public Schools (CPS) is the third largest school district in the United States. As part of its commitment to expanding technology in classrooms, the District needed to understand their application footprint and identify opportunities to consolidate vendors and save money. They wanted to make informed decisions to reduce new software purchases and negotiate more favorable software vendor contracts.

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Financial Services Companies Achieve Significant ROI

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Leveraging the automated processes native to FlexNet Manager Suite and utilizing Flexera Software consulting services enables financial services and many other enterprise organizations to save on license purchases, audits, renewals, and true-ups, while reducing time and effort.

Customer Realizes Millions in Savings with App Portal

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A large enterprise customer with over 150,000 employees, recently launched a software reclamation strategy. They removed over 10,000 installations of unused software and reclaimed over $4.5M USD worth of software licenses. Read their success story to find out how.

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Normalized Software Inventory Data

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Gaining insight into and control of your IT assets, especially your software assets, is essential to success in today’s technology-driven business environment. With FlexNet Normalized Inventory for Clients and FlexNet Normalized Inventory for Servers from Flexera Software, you can gain clear and comprehensive visibility into those assets across the enterprise.

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Transform ServiceNow™ into an Enterprise App Store

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App Broker for ServiceNow™ transforms the ServiceNow Service Catalog into a universal enterprise app store that automates governance over software license compliance and reclamation. The app store automates the deployment of PC, Mac®, and mobile applications to the user device and provisions cloud-based services, all in a controlled manner.

Vulnerability Intelligence: Incorporating the Most Critical Component of a Full Compliance Solution

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This white paper will discuss the key elements of Software Vulnerability Management and how a properly deployed solution based on Vulnerability Intelligence will help organizations to maintain compliance and further secure their IT systems from breaches, attacks and data loss.

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SAM and Security Teams Must Join Forces to Enhance Security

There is a critical relationship between Software Asset Management and Vulnerability Management. Many aspects of the work to manage software assets have a direct impact on the security and risk profile of organizations. If you work in Software Asset Management: “whether you realize it or not, you play an important role in Information and IT Security.&rd…

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Greater Visibility of Software Assets is Saving Chicago Public Schools Money

Read how end user computing & IT procurement are working together to improves productivity and efficiency of their software portfolio.

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Webinar: How Greater Visibility of Software Assets is Saving Chicago Public Schools Money

Chicago Public Schools is the third largest school district in the United States and employs 40,000 staff in hundreds of buildings across the Chicago area. As with any public organization, they are faced with year-over-year shrinking budgets while adhering to a commitment to expand technology in classrooms. In order to balance t…