With Software Compliance rules getting tighter, it has become crucial for IT administrators to ensure that unlicensed software are not a part of their organization. Identification of unlicensed software during a Software License Audit might not only result in the organization shelling out huge amounts but also damage the very reputation of the enterprise. Desktop Central's Software License Management techniques help you keep away software licensing issues at your enterprise. The key benefits of Software License Management include:
Desktop Central application allows you to record license information of commercial software used at your enterprise. You can input details like the Application Name, Manufacturer, Version, number of licenses purchased, along with the date of purchase and expiry of the software. The Desktop Central agent residing on the client machine scans for various software details. This information is sent to the Desktop Central Server and verified with the inputs that were earlier recorded. You can also make use of Schedule Software Inventory Scanning to identify the software license compliance level at your organization. The scheduler can be configured to run on a daily, weekly or monthly basis depending upon your preferences.
Desktop Central helps you simplify Software License Management with a set of specialized reports namely:
Based on the Software Metering and the usage statistics, you can decide whether to renew the licenses or not.
You can configure email alerts to and keep yourself up-to-date about the Inventory dynamics at your organization. Alerts can be generated to notify: