Merging Last Usage of Software Metering with Custom Labels of Asset Intelligence

Nicolas PilonAsset Intelligence, SOFTWARE METERING5 Comments

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Software Metering analyzes the usage of any executable files. Asset Intelligence inventory and manage software by using a catalogue. So why would we want to merge both? Have a comprehensive view of your software usage in order to save licensing costs. Companies spend lots of money on unused software licences each year. Monitor software usage can save lots of money for your organization. The problem with Software Metering is that it is based on the executable. It does not always mean that the software is installed on a machine. There’s a way to merge software usage with a real installation and that’s the goal of this post. First of all, you need to use custom labels in Asset Intelligence. Second, you’ll need to create a link between Asset Intelligence and Software Metering. Third, use reporting to share the usage of each installation in your organization. Asset Intelligence In our example, … Read More