Software Asset Management
Gain Visibility and Control Over Your Software Investments
Minimize Software License Risk, and Rein in Costs
Cherwell® Asset Management is a software asset management (SAM) tool built for organizations that want to reduce software license spending, IT overhead, and software audit risk. It allows you to consolidate your hardware and software license, usage, and inventory data to seamlessly track and manage IT investments—and abandon Excel spreadsheets. Cherwell Asset Management integrates seamlessly with Cherwell Service Management, populating the Cherwell CMDB with IT asset data.
Key Software Asset Management Capabilities
Take the guesswork out of what's installed across your network with powerful IT asset discovery and inventory reporting.
Proactively monitor your license inventory and usage to correct deficits before an audit.
Reclaim 15-20% of your annual software budget through license re-allocation and optimization.
Consolidate IT procurement and licensing information and reconcile purchasing data with inventoried assets.
Enjoy World-Class Software Recognition
Cherwell Software Asset Management helps you transform from outdated, reactive software asset management to a proactive enterprise that is always audit‑ready and up-to-date.
Unlike other software license management tools, Cherwell Asset Management uses a proprietary software catalog to recognize the countless executables discovered on your network. That's why Cherwell Asset Management's software inventory reports are more complete and reliable than technology that relies on other methods, such as file headers or registry analysis.Learn more about Computer Inventory Management
Ensure Compliance with Proactive, Automated License Management
When it comes to license compliance, you can't afford to be caught asleep at the wheel. 53% of organizations experienced a software audit within the last two years, with true-up costs and penalties averaging $525,000 among those found to be non-compliant.
Cherwell Asset Management's world-class license management capabilities and compliance reporting enable you to monitor your license position in a proactive, automated fashion—so you can correct license deficits before you receive the software audit letter.
Reclaim 15-30% of Your Software Budget
Do you suspect that unused or underutilized software licenses are costing your organization big money? Prove it with Cherwell Asset Management's powerful software usage analysis. On average, Cherwell's IT asset management customers reclaim 15-30% of their annual software budget through re-allocation of licenses, termination of maintenance fees and support costs, and renegotiation of software contracts.
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Cherwell Asset Management Overview
Cherwell Asset Management is an IT asset management (ITAM) solution designed for organizations seeking improved governance over their hardware and software investments. By integrating data related to software inventory, application usage, contracts, and entitlements, you can track and manage your software assets from purchase to retirement—and abandon Excel spreadsheets once and for all.
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Cherwell Asset Management: 3-Minute Overview
Watch this 3-minute video to see how Cherwell Asset Management helps IT teams improve visibility and control over their IT and software investments, minimize risk related to software audits, and reduce license spending by understanding actual software utilization.