IT Asset Management

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What Is IT Asset Management?

Depending on the business, there’s a myriad of IT assets to keep track of and doing it manually can be taxing. An IT asset management system allows IT pros to…

Go HAM on Your ITAM Strategy by Avoiding These 6 Mistakes

Okay, now we have you thinking about ham and that delicious holiday meal on the horizon. While not quite as delicious, hardware asset management, or HAM, is something IT should…

3 Critical Data Points to IT Asset Tracking

As companies grow and mature, it’s easy to feel trapped in an IT asset mud pit. IT pros faced with increasing numbers of users, more complex systems, and a variety…

Powering Business Operations Through “Work From Home”—SolarWinds TechPod 026

As COVID-19 forces employees out of the office in masses, many IT departments have been tasked with keeping productivity high and entire organizations operational. How are IT leaders preparing, both…

6 Types of IT Assets Your CMDB Should Track

IT asset management (ITAM) and configuration management database (CMDB) are critical components of a service desk, playing a key role in how inventory within an organization is tracked and managed.…

How IT Asset Data Drives Better Employee Services

As an IT professional, you probably routinely witness new employees settle into their new role with a plethora of devices and software applications to get acquainted with. Everything is going…

The Essential IT Asset Management Checklist

As one of the 34 practices outlined in ITIL 4, IT asset management (ITAM) is one of the most practical undertakings your IT department can carry out this year. While…

Building a Complete Picture of IT Assets—SolarWinds TechPod 017

To maximize the benefits of business technology, IT asset management (ITAM) should have a strong relationship with service delivery. Over the years, ITAM has evolved beyond a spreadsheet of laptops…

Software License Management: 6 Steps to Prepare for an Audit

Issuing software licenses to employees is another one of those routine IT tasks that you may not think twice about. But what may go unnoticed is software titles employees install,…

5 Benefits of IT Asset Discovery and Tracking

It’s 12:00 a.m. — do you know where your IT assets are? The task of managing and organizing hundreds or thousands of devices and software licenses might seem daunting, but…