Powerful Software License Audit

Every IT professional has to know exactly what is going on in the networks they service, and the most important thing here is to have a detailed inventory of the computers and devices on the managed network. Network Inventory Advisor is an absolute leader in software asset management and software license optimization solutions. It offers extensive control and perfect visibility over IT assets, helps maintain software license compliance and optimize software expenses. You can rely on this solution in terms of preparedness to software license audit whenever it may happen.

Why a Software License Manager is a must-have?

Staying on top of licenses compliance is the key to keep business successful, honest, and cost-effective. Sometimes businesses buy too many software licenses to avoid vendor fines or simply over-deploy the software, because it seems just easier to deal with inventory. This can be deceiving though.

The software license management tool from ClearApps guarantees the right balance with its software audit tools and software asset monitoring. Thanks to all on point information it provides on your network licensing, you are going to be able to renegotiate vendor licensing agreements and obtain better pricing.
Software License Manager is a must-have

Are You Prepared For a Software License Audit?

The need of a software license tracking tool appears out of necessity to go under a software license audit or, for example, performing a software upgrade, where you may need to know, whether the computers on your network will support the upgrade without additional RAM. Statistically most IT managers admit that their businesses are not prepared to software audits. The usual challenges they face are:

  • Getting a comprehensive and clear inventory of installed software;
  • Accurate inventory data collection among all the platforms;
  • Having a precise license compliance position, because of the complexity of software license models, and the terms and conditions of various software licenses.

With all the challenges it is not surprising that businesses are exposed to software audits and unnecessary audit true-up expenses.
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Understanding the necessity of proper license management

A good starting point for the software license management is finding out where your business currently is (software-wise), what you own already, and what you might need to add to your inventory. Build a baseline of software licenses owned by the business and you'll be able to see the deployment situation of these licenses more clearly.

Of course trying to do this job manually can take weeks and still not provide you with an accurate data. The good idea is to use a software license auditor tool which will help you get all the data about software deployments together and detect how many computers are deployed with individual licenses in a time-efficient manner.
Understanding the necessity of proper license management

Next step

With the help of a high-quality tool you will be able to see if your business fits in a software license compliance. You will get an information on who uses which software licenses, see which licenses are not in use and are just using space and money, and will be able to reassign unused licenses to those people who actually need them instead of spending money for same type of software.

This also helps establish an easier process of financial tracking of software orders.
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More than a Software Inventory Scanner!

Network Inventory Advisor thoroughly collects the information on all licenses for each app installed on every computer over the network for the most precise analysis. The program performs its network license audit automatically in the background invisibly to the users of audited network and you will be able to see all devices on network.

Based on all collected data Network Inventory Advisor generates reports full of invaluable information on all software licenses existing on a processed network.
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Meticulous Software License Tracking

Even if you run your own smaller network, you can still benefit from a well-managed self-audit to make sure you are fully license compliant with software developers. All thanks to Asset Management Tool — Network Inventory Advisor — your ultimate license compliance software.

That's one of many reasons why Autodesk Inc. officially rebranded Network Inventory Advisor in 2012 as their main scanning tool for raw audit data collection.
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Software license tracking on the network

We are confidently calling Network Inventory Advisor the best Network Inventory Management Software! It can scan for registration codes used by 500+ software vendors in their applications: Microsoft, Adobe, Autodesk, Corel, etc. Network Inventory Advisor performs a license audit in a matter of moments and generates comprehensive reports by machine or network-wide.

There is no doubt that implementing software license optimization solution helps businesses improve in many ways including vendor management and operational efficiency. Thanks to Network Inventory Advisor you can:

  • Spend less time on management of licenses and pass the software audits with flying colors;
  • Minimize the number of licenses you buy and spend your budget wisely;
  • Greatly reduce the risk of software license non-compliance;
  • Minimize or eliminate the downtime that can take place due to licensing issues;
  • Get a stable maintenance of your software assets with fully automatic software asset management tool.

Start now with Network Inventory Advisor

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