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 keep away software licensing issues in your company. The key benefits of Software License Management include:
Desktop Central 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, 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 recorded earlier. 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 simplify software license management using special reports. They are:
Based on the software metering and the usage statistics, you can decide whether or not to renew the licenses.
You can configure email alerts and stay informed on the Inventory dynamics in your organization. Alerts can be generated to notify: