You Can’t Win the Game if You Don’t Play Expensive science and engineering software products like Autodesk, Bentley or Vectorworks often require the use of built-in or third party tools to manage concurrent use or “floating” licenses, prevent unauthorized use, and potentially even monitor and bill for overages. As a result, many IT and software procurement professionals think their organizations […]
Spend Less on Software with Sassafras K2
Software Asset Management & Cost Reduction
See how easily you can optimize software licensing with K2 – KeyAuditor & KeyServer. K2 discovers the software you have, tracks who is using it and how often, and shows you how much you actually need. End your frustration of working with little or no data. Use award-winning K2 to gain the insight you need to reduce your IT Asset Management costs. Save money for your company with K2.
Find out more about what we can do by checking out our Features.
- Verify and enforce licensing compliance
- Monitor and analyze usage to quickly save $
- Manage Windows, Mac, Linux, and Virtual Computers
- Install in 5 minutes
- Industry leading support
- 25 years of award winning experience and standards creation
Without a Software Asset Management product monitoring installation and usage of software, comparing them to entitlement counts using the correct metric, it can be nearly impossible to remain in compliance with publishers’ terms and conditions. And although it’s the government’s job to enforce contract law—and it has been particularly aggressive in doing so over the […]
For years, Boise State University has relied on usage statistics gathered by KeyServer not only to optimize software expenditures but also to determine how public computers are used and how best to configure labs. In 2013, they were honored by University Business Magazine as a “Model of Efficiency”. The result of their work was indeed […]
We’ve heard it a thousand times: “We don’t need SAM anymore because Adobe and Microsoft went to the cloud and we just buy site licenses for everything now.” In other words: “We can’t win.” But in our opinion, now is not the time to surrender and “pay them what they want.” In the age of cloud- and subscription-based […]