License Master Edition

Asset.Desk LicenseMaster Edition offers you holistic software asset management and license management that maps all standard license models and metrics. The edition optimally prepares you for license audits and effectively protects you against over- or under-licensing.

Measuring software usage with the optional Application Metering module in conjunction with Scanning Agent Windows makes it easier to optimize license costs.

Contract management for licenses and online retrieval of the essential licensed catalog products can be easily implemented with the online software catalogue.

The Asset.Desk LicenseMaster Edition enables you to manage and control all software licenses used for specific devices and employees. You receive a meaningful license balance with access to each license usage.

KPMG certification for SAM tool:

The independent auditing company KPMG Asset.Desk tested and certified with the "SAM Tool Assessment". This confirms that Asset.Desk meets the requirements for comprehensive software license compliance and the requirements of the Software Alliance: Processes, methods and technologies of Asset.Desk – Version 8.x comply with and adapt the requirements set by the license terms and conditions of Microsoft, Adobe and Autodesk and relevant license metrics of other major software publishers.

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license balance

The license balance as a central license management dashboard in Asset.Desk gives you a complete overview of the assigned licenses at all times and shows where no license has yet been assigned and whether there are still enough free licenses available. Software over- or under-licensing is a thing of the past in your company. The system makes it possible to assign purchased licenses to individual devices, users or even processors in a largely automated manner. In addition, licenses can always be assigned manually. All major license models (single, volume or company license, CAL, OEM, data center and many more) are mapped. Upgrade and downgrade rights, software metrics (e.g. computer or named user) and properties such as test licenses, backup licenses, bundle licenses or licenses with second use rights can be set in the license. Optional are with the Asset.Desk LicenseMaster Edition virtualized environments, cloud environments (Office 365, Adobe Creative Cloud, Google Workspace), office IT and data centers can be easily managed in terms of license.

License Agreements

You manage all contract information important for a license audit for each license entry. You will be given the exact transit times,
Contract conditions and information on which contract a license has been obtained are provided. Whether a license is valid is automatically checked over the contract period. The resubmission function keeps you up to date on license expiry and notice periods. Contract relations enable the management of framework contracts.

master data management

With the LicenseMaster Edition, licenses can be managed by region and precisely assigned to locations, departments or employees.

Online software catalog (optional)

With the central software catalogue, we always offer you the most up-to-date catalog products that require a license, including the recognition rules for online retrieval Asset.Desk at. These include the Adobe and Microsoft Office products. You no longer have to manually set up your own software catalog or create all the recognition rules for catalog products. Licensing models and metrics are determined automatically and requirements are determined. We take over the maintenance of the catalog products for you.

Application metering (optional)

Enables unimagined savings potential. Measured data gives you information about which software applications are actually used and therefore required in your company. You receive comprehensive reports and graphical progress displays in order to be able to license precisely. Software use via terminal clients is also recorded and included in the analyses.

Cloud Scanner for software subscriptions (optional)

With the Cloud Scanner you can retrieve your purchased license plans, software products, SKUs and licensed user accounts from Office 365, Adobe Creative Cloud and Google Workspace. You always see the current status of your software subscriptions with the number of purchased, free and assigned licenses directly in Asset.Desk. With the licensed user accounts, the license management can automatically assign catalogs and licenses for the software subscriptions to the employees in Asset.Desk assign to. Newly licensed users are automatically supplied with a catalog and license, for deleted user accounts in the cloud the catalog and license are sent to the employees in Asset.Desk withdrawn. The licenses of your software subscriptions in the cloud always go exactly into the license balance of Asset.Desk .

additional options

Uncomplicated inventory

Comprehensive labeling of the assets with individual inventory number ranges as well as barcode printing or RFID coding enable seamless inventory management of all IT assets and furniture.

Commercial data - cost analysis and overview of commercial data

This module gives you a commercial overview of your IT assets – whether they have been purchased, rented, leased or have already been written off and disposed of. The “Object Book” function allows all costs attributable to a device, a software license, a piece of furniture or an employee to be recorded. Cause-based can with Asset.Desk For example, repair, service and other costs can be managed and evaluated in relation to cost centres. In IT asset management, among other things, software license costs can be apportioned automatically to the cost centers. All reports and cost analyzes can be exported, printed out directly or used automatically as a report. In this way you create the basis for a detailed allocation of services to cost centers and company codes (clients).

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