IT Asset Management (ITAM)

Winning Strategies To Beat Audits From 5 Top Vendors How To Turn The Tables On An Audit - From Risk To Opportunity

Provided by Snow

Category IT Asset Management (ITAM)

Type White Paper

Length 11

Publish Date April 11 2018

Date posted April 11 2018


This paper introduces how Software Asset Management (SAM) provides complete visibility of all hardware, software and cloud assets across your entire estate, reconciled against your entitlements and contracts. This ensures you are in the strongest position to support audit compliance as well as put you in position to automate license optimization, drive the best deal for your organization at time of contract and renewals and identify future cost savings. It will also highlight critical audit strategies when dealing with 5 top vendors. Not all software vendors follow the same audit practices and behaviors. Strategic goals and focus vary from one vendor to the next, including who gets audited and how audits are carried out. For each vendor, there are guidelines and tips on how to handle an audit or contract negotiation.

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