IT asset management (ITAM) is the set of business practices that join financial, contractual and inventory functions to support life cycle management and strategic decision making for the IT environment.
Assets include all elements of software and hardware that are found in the business environment.
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In easy to read chapters, with extensive references and links to get you to know all there is to know about IT Asset Management right away, covering: IT asset management, Software Asset Management, Maximo (MRO), Information Technology Infrastructure Library, ManageEngine AssetExplorer, SAManage, Certified Software Manager, Numara Software, Express Metrix, Centennial Discovery, Federation Against Software Theft, Belarc, Asset Point, Axios Systems, Altiris, Staff&Line, Efecte, Absolute Manage, Align (company), Certified Information Technology Professional, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, ERP for IT, KACE Networks, Information technology operations, IP-guard, Faronics, XIO Strategies, Computer Aid International, OCS Inventory
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