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Software Industry Transformation Requires Software Asset Management Programs to Follow Suit

“Continued dramatic growth of high-value cloud services makes their metering, management and optimization an inescapable requirement. Sourcing, procurement and vendor management leaders should include cloud services within the scope of SAM to eliminate wasteful consumption and unproductive costs.”1

This research from Gartner emphasizes how essential it is that cloud services be managed within the scope of SAM. Doing so can eliminate wasteful consumption and unproductive costs. The report also contains:

– Guidance and recommendations on scaling the SAM function
– Analysis of license compliance risks related to cloud services
– Comparison of software publisher audit activity to software market share
– Explanation of SAM’s role in delivering business value from cloud adoption
– And more

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1Source: Gartner, Software Industry Transformation Requires Software Asset Management Programs to Follow Suit, Stephen White, Yoann Bianic, Ryan Stefani, 24 February 2021.