Situation in license management

Increasingly distributed IT infrastructures make it more and more difficult for companies to keep track of the software they use. inCharge provides you with a fast, simple and detailed overview of your company’s entire license assets at all times. inCharge permanently analyzes the usage data of your systems. Consequently this helps you to ensure continuous and up-to-date monitoring of all license activities. It provides constant, up-to-date monitoring of all license activities, and shows you which licenses are currently in use, how many are still available and which ones have been denied. This live monitoring puts you in a position to quickly identify bottlenecks, allowing you to develop timely responses and minimize the risk of expiring licenses.

Your solution: inCharge

Use inCharge to check and compare the utilization rates of various licenses by displaying multiple analyses from different servers simultaneously. This allows you to simulate scenarios in which larger numbers of servers are bundled centrally into one server.

Your solution: inCharge

Thanks to specific evaluation of the parallel use of licenses, you will be able to identify usage peaks in good time and prevent license denials. The development of the utilization rates will show you the usage of licenses over any period of time that you define. This will enable you to actively counteract trends, avoid bottlenecks and increase productivity. You also have the option of actively revoking individual users’ licenses that are currently not needed, and allocating them to other users.

Your solution: inCharge

inCharge lets you generate a host of valuable analyses about your company’s license use. inCharge will give you a complete picture of license utilization in general. inCharge collects this information in a separate central database, which can be accessed via a reporting interface at any time. The reports created with the help of inCharge provide you with a complete picture of the license needs in your company – also with regard to individual organizational units. Consequently you can achieve substantial savings as the result of a judicious purchasing strategy and sound purchase decisions involving your software licenses. In addition, you will also save on additional expenditures by prorating previously not fully utilized licenses among several departments. Licenses that are identified as not being used can be cancelled to save service costs.

Your solution: inCharge

Conveniently register and administer your licensing costs with the help of inCharge. With no major effort you are able to generate reports on the distribution of costs over defined time periods, with precise documentation of license usage. Thanks to inCharge’s built-in analysis functions you can evaluate current or historic data at any time. You can check license utilization rates, peaks and denials over any period of time and as a result can purchase licenses at optimized costs.

Your solution: inCharge

inCharge lets you analyze the usage of licenses by individual users, by workstations and by organizational units. You can also evaluate the maximum use of individual licenses over a defined period of time in order to decide which licenses you will need in the future and which ones you can do without. This accurate analysis of license usage enables you negotiate the best package with the vendor. Consequently you can plan your license needs and purchase selectively on optimized terms

Your solution: inCharge

In most companies licensing agreements covering the use of software are based on the number of licenses used. It is the responsibility of the customer to provide proof of software license usage. The inCharge analysis, especially of the maximum number of license uses, gives you a constant overview of your software license usage and therefore compliance with your contracts. If required, the information made available by inCharge also gives the software owner evidence if billing is by usage. inCharge lets you analyze the usage of licenses by individual users as well as by predefined user groups. You can group your users according to your own criteria and evaluate them based on this classification. To comply with any existing corporate requirements, this analysis can of course also be performed with total user anonymity.

Your solution: inCharge

Thanks to specific evaluation of the parallel use of licenses, you will be able to identify usage peaks in good time and prevent license denials.

Your solution: inCharge

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