Achieve 100% Application Recognition
Today’s digital business is run on software, and ensuring employees have access to applications that work as expected on the devices they choose is critical. Preparing applications which are risk free and ready for the latest deployment types is essential to being application ready. However, the Application Readiness process is more than just packaging applications for deployment, consideration must be made for the full application lifecycle and what happens after your applications are deployed. Making sense of deployed software in the enterprise is a challenge, without recognition and rationalization it is difficult for Software Asset Managers to report on and optimize software Licensing.
Typical Software Asset Management (SAM) solutions identify software installed in the environment through a variety of discovery technologies. ISO 19770-2 Software ID tagging assists in identifying business applications, but is only as good as the inputs which are used to generate the tags. Missing, inconsistent, or inaccurate tags inhibit recognition. Ideally vendors create their own ISO 19770-2 tags, but surprisingly only limited vendors produce tags. Creating custom tags does not ensure that the team responsible for compliance will see or understand them.
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