Asset.Desk 

IT Asset Management

All important asset management
functions in one solution

Asset.Desk enables asset and lifecycle management for
enterprise-wide inventory, management and inventory control of “all” assets.

– from computers, software licenses, smartphones to cars, coffee machines or tables –

The software enables the automatic reading of exact hardware and software data, independent of remote access rights, and combines technical, organizational and commercial
information in one system. Due to its modular structure, Asset.Desk can be individually adapted to the respective requirements of your company.

Do you know your IT environment?
Maintain a complete overview of your assets!

  • On which devices is which software installed?
  • Which employees work with outdated software or hardware? Where are the assets located?
  • Is a mobile inventory (with barcode or RFID) possible?
  • Can both virtual and cloud environments be inventoried?
  • Are the assets accompanied throughout their lifecycle – from procurement to disposal?
  • Is it possible to have full control over required, existing and used assets as well as costs and compliance?
  • Is device-specific management of the use of all software licenses (e.g. Office 365 license plans) supported?
  • Is it possible to manage purchase, leasing, maintenance, support, mobile phone and license contracts as well as many other types of contracts?
  • Is comprehensive reporting possible, which can be individually tailored to your needs?
  • Are there different interfaces, e.g. to a Service Desk or Active Directory?

Asset.Desk supports you with the
different disciplines of IT Asset Management!

Enables enterprise-wide inventory of software to diverse assets and support of your assets throughout the lifecycle; Supports inventory via barcode or app

Facilitates the capture of your inventory through mobile asset management via smartphone or tablet via barcode, NFC and RFID. Mobile lifecycle and contract management mapping of an asset

Offers a variety of flexible interfaces for the integration of third-party systems, e.g. ERP systems, Active Directory, System Management Tools etc. and provides comprehensive reporting and documentation functions

Ensures and documents software compliance and indicates potential savings

Prevents you from missing important contract termination dates

Supports you in support processes and ensures knowledge transfer to other IT systems (Service.Desk, software deployment)

Asset.Desk: The ideal CMDB for medium-sized businesses and administration!

It is the combination of technical device data, organizational and user information, and commercial data that makes Asset.Desk a CMDB that is particularly useful for administrations and medium-sized businesses.

       

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Asset.Desk Module Overview:

From the inventory database to license management to mobile asset management and inventory with barcodes, NFC and RFID

In order to adapt our Asset.Desk solution individually to your needs, it has a modular structure. You decide which topics your asset and lifecycle management focuses on.

Many companies know what type and number of assets they have acquired, but they don’t know exactly how they are equipped and where they are located. However, this knowledge is the basis for efficient administration, helpdesk, facility management and value-added processes such as internal cost allocation or license management. Asset.Desk offers a central database for the administration of all assets, IT and furniture.

  • Management of IT resources or other fixed assets (furniture, vehicle fleet, etc.)
  • Individually configurable overview pages for all object groups
  • Role-based user administration
  • Modern navigation via ribbon menus in “Office Style
  • Different tree views through filters
  • CMDB on an open, relational database (MS SQL Server)
  • RDP server / terminal server capable
  • Creation and modification of all devices en bloc or individually
  • Management of test badges: Indication of test dates, test procedures (e.g. BGV A3), test periods etc. for the individual assets
  • “Photo View” for a virtual overview of buildings, rooms, employees and equipment

One of AssetDesk’s strengths is the automatic “scan” of the exact hardware and software of all IT resources from a central location. So you always receive the complete hardware and installed software directly from the target system at the push of a button.

  • Remote scanning of hardware and software from Windows and SNMP devices
  • Automatic readout of accurate device data from Windows, Linux, AIX, IGEL thin clients and Solaris systems independent of remote access rights
  • Automatic scan of MacOS devices
  • Scan of server virtualization platforms (vCenter, Hyper)
  • Cloud scanner for the inventory of Azure Cloud, Google Cloud, Amazon Web Services, Hetzner Cloud

Asset.Desk convinces with comprehensive, customizable reports that answer all questions regarding technical, organizational and commercial data, depending on the expansion stage.

  • Extensive, individually adaptable reporting (report generator for individual supplementation of standard reports)
  • Automated, time-controlled sending of reports via e-mail

Manage your software according to your own indicators and specifications. Asset.Desk provides you with the basis for mapping your individual license landscape and all current license models.

  • Proactive license management (Microsoft SAM Tool/ KPMG certified) – Device specific management and control of the use of all software licenses
  • Meaningful license balance with access to every license usage
  • Contract management for licenses
  • Online retrieval of the essential, licensed catalogue products from the central FCS online software catalogue
  • Minimization of software costs through usage information (application metering)
  • Software subscriptions in the cloud: Office 365 license plans, Adobe Creative Cloud products and Google Workspace SKUs

Lifecycle management in Asset.Desk offers you comprehensive options for tracking and mapping the entire lifecycle of your assets.

  • Change histories for hardware and software inventory over the entire lifecycle
  • Grouping of device and master data according to organizational specifications in a tree view
  • Inventory label printing for all managed objects (barcode or RFID)
  • Administration of commercial device data (purchase, leasing, depreciation, costs during the year, warranty, etc.)
  • Number generator with definable structure
  • audit safety
  • multi-client capability
  • History of device relocations
  • Handover and return voucher
  • Component management with warehouse management
  • Ordering and complaints for equipment, furniture, components and licenses
  • Quotation and order preparation, invoicing and documentation of deliveries
  • Cost center-exact and cause-based allocation of IT costs – manually or automatically
  • Automated management of hardware and software data from mobile devices
  • Management of purchase, leasing, maintenance, support, mobile phone and license contracts as well as many other contract types
  • Integrated role and authorization concept
  • cash flow management
  • resubmission function
  • calendar view
  • Graphical evaluation for an overview of all important contract key figures

Asset.Desk offers a variety of flexible interfaces for the integration of third-party systems, e.g. ERP systems, Active Directory, System Management Tools etc. Asset.Desk integrates seamlessly into existing system landscapes and processes and complements them with professional IT asset and license management.

  • Connection to the Active Directory
    • Transfer of master data for users,
      Departments, rooms and locations
    • Single sign-on registration
  • Networking with the FCS Desk Suite
    • Integration with HEINZELMANN Service.Desk
    • Software deployment with Install.Desk
  • SCCM gateway for the use of Asset.Desk based on scan data from MS SCCM
  • Web interface for connection to third-party systems (e.g. SAP) based on REST services (OData Gateway)
  • Scan of IT resources over the Internet

With Asset.Desk you can create diagrams of your network structures. See at a glance what connections exist between your assets and how your network is structured.

  • Automatic generation of visual IT diagrams such as network or topology plans with export function to e.g. Microsoft Visio
  • Inventory with barcodes or RFID via smartphone or tablet
  • Access to asset information (e.g. location, hardware and software data, commercial data)
  • Manage disposal, removals and photos via App
  • Real-time synchronization with the Asset.Desk database
  • Scan and programming of RFID and NFC transponders

Asset.Desk – The all-rounder for scanning, inventory, IT asset, license, contract and lifecycle management

Unite your technical, organizational and commercial information on all corporate values in one system. The basis for organized asset management is the inventory of all hardware and software data available in the company, whether physical, virtual or in the cloud, as well as all other assets. Accompany your assets throughout their entire lifecycle, map licenses and contracts in Asset.Desk and supplement them with information such as “risk class, protection status or DSGVO relevance”.

FCS MOBILE+ App

All important asset management functions in one solution
available anytime and anywhere.

  • Inventory with barcodes or RFID via Smartphone or Tablet
  • Access to asset information (e.g. location, hardware and software data, commercial data)
  • Management of waste disposal, removals and photos via app
  • Real-time synchronization with the Asset.Desk database
  • Scan and programming of RFID and NFC transponders

   

FCS Asset.Desk Contract App

The FCS Asset.Desk Contract app is the mobile version of the FCS Asset.Desk Contract Management module that lets you keep track of all contracts.

  • Important contract data, such as contract partner, term, period of notice, cost center, risk class, etc., can be quickly and easily viewed on the road with the app and information can be added as a memo – anytime and anywhere

   

Asset.Desk via the Internet

Asset.Desk is terminal server capable and can be released as a “Remote Application” in a modern server environment.
Use Asset.Desk to its full extent via your web browser, without the need for the

  • Performance is lost via a Web client
  • Too much traffic is generated
  • Management functions and certain views would not be executable due to web technology

Of course, Asset.Desk can be accessed several times at the same time and from different locations

Networking with the Service.Desk or the software deployment solution

Asset.Desk can also be combined with numerous IT management products from FCS, such as software deployment, helpdesk support, or USB security, to provide comprehensive support for your PC lifecycle management.

Integration with Reserva the reservation portal

Asset.Desk is fully integrated with Reserva – the intuitive reservation portal for business purposes via the API interface and offers the benchmark in terms of API integration with inventory solutions.

Editions

For example, you do not only want to evaluate scan data and manage software and licenses,
but also keep track of your entire IT park?
For such questions, we have developed editions for you

You can find all editions on the Asset.Desk Editions Page!

Asset.Desk is modularly structured. Determine for yourself what
your IT asset management focuses are and what you need:

Overview of the range of functions

Inventory

  • IT inventory (hardware and software)
  • Inventory of virtual and cloud environments
  • Inventory of assets (including tangible assets of the company – from computers, software licenses, smartphones to cars, coffee machines, tables, etc.)
  • Mobile inventory (with barcode or RFID)Central inventory database
  • Central inventory database
  • Individually configurable overview pages for all object groups
  • Role-based user administration
  • Different tree views through filters
  • CMDB on an open, relational database (MS SQL Server)
  • RDP server / terminal server capable
  • Management of test badges: Indication of test dates, test procedures (e.g. BGV A3), test periods etc. for the individual assets
  • “Photo View” for a virtual overview of buildings, rooms, employees and equipment

Lifecycle management

  • Digital monitoring of all assets (IT assets and fixed assets)
  • From procurement and plant in the system to disposal, handover to the user, relocation or return (with handover and return receipt)
  • Hardware, software and relocation history: all processes are documented and logged
  • Merges all asset data from a commercial point of view (articles, contracts), technical point of view (inventory numbers, asset types) and organizational point of view (e.g. user).
  • Organizational assignment of assets to locations
  • Enables full control over required, existing and used assets as well as costs and compliance

Hard- and Software Scan

  • Hard- and Software Scan: Reading of devices and import of hard- and software data
  • Agents or agentless inventory
  • Windows, Linux, MacOS devices
  • SNMP devices
  • Thin Clients (IGEL)
  • AIX and Solaris servers
  • vCenter Environments
  • Cloud environments (Azure Cloud, Google Cloud, Amazon Web Services, Hetzner Cloud)
  • Manual IT capture
  • CMDB

License management

  • KPMG-certified SAM tool
  • Software Compliance: Proactive license management (Microsoft SAM Tool/ KPMG certified) – Device specific management and control of the use of all software licenses (e.g. Office 365 license plans)
  • Flexible Metrics
  • License balance sheet with access to each license usage
  • Contract management for licenses
  • Online retrieval of the essential, licensed catalogue products from the central FCS online software catalogue
  • Minimization of software costs through usage information (application metering)
  • License management for Office 365 license plans, Adobe Creative Cloud products and Google Workspace SKUs

Contract management

  • Management of purchase, leasing, maintenance, support, mobile phone and license contracts as well as many other contract types
  • Integrated role and authorization concept
  • cash flow management
  • resubmission function
  • calendar view
  • Graphical evaluation for an overview of all important contract key figures

Reporting

  • Comprehensive, individually customizable reporting (Report generator for individual supplementation of the Standard Reports)
  • Automated, time-controlled sending of reports via e-mail

Interfaces / Connectivity

  • Connecting to Active Directory
  • Networking with the FCS Desk Suite
    • Integration with HEINZELMANN ServiceDesk
    • Software distribution with Install.Desk
  • SCCM gateway for the use of Asset.Desk based on of scan data from MS SCCM
  • Web interface for connection to third party systems (e.g. SAP) based on REST services (OData Gateway)
  • Scan IT resources over the Internet

Documentation

  • Visual IT Diagrams
  • Network or topology plans with export function e.g. Microsoft Visio


Test Asset.Desk for free or purchase it directly!
Fair prices are a must for us. Not for nothing that we are often the cheapest market participants.

We always try to create an optimal price-performance ratio. With Asset.Desk you can manage single assets for your asset management starting at 6,00 Euro. Since Asset.Desk is modularly structured, offers are individually created for you. Please write or call us. Our sales team will put together the appropriate modules for you and provide you with a non-binding offer.

Do you have any further questions?

We are happy to advise you:

+49 911 810 881 0

vertrieb@fair-computer.de

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