Our solution briefs detail how integrated, cloud-based IT asset management solutions from Scalable Software meets the technology and business insight needs of various organization types and end users.
IT Cost Optimization
This report details a proof of concept for IT Cost Optimization using Asset Vision, and how Scalable Software helped create business value from software usage metering. Of installed applications Scalable analyzed, an average of 30% showed as underutilized or as never used, pointing to significant opportunities to reduce waste.
Solution Briefs by Role
Enabling IT Cost Optimization means IT Asset Managers have a new use case: increase visibility into rising IT costs, understand the intensity of actual asset use, and evolve “business as usual” IT asset management so it adapts to rapid change while supporting IT cost elasticity, integrated configuration discovery, usage analysis, and modeling.
A leading analyst group notes the top 10 list of CIO priorities include reducing enterprise costs, improving IT applications and infrastructure, legacy modernization, and improving IT management. These priorities require the kind of information IT Asset Management can deliver, and this use case details how that can occur.
When considering IT cost optimization, it’s not enough to simply optimize hardware and software—procurement needs highly accurate and accessible inventory data, including usage reporting, to prepare for vendor contract negotiations, review existing contracts before renewal, and identify areas of “true-up” risk. New approaches to IT asset management can provide visibility into rising IT costs, radically improve the accuracy of IT asset data, and reduce overbuying and over-licensing.
Solution Briefs by Industry
When considering IT cost optimization for financial services firms, it’s not enough to simply optimize hardware and software—doing so with minimal interruptions to operations, customer-facing personnel, and customers themselves is equally important.
New approaches to IT cost optimization for healthcare providers can enable precision license management and cost control for “shadow IT” and SaaS applications, as well as for traditional IT assets. When considering IT cost optimization for healthcare providers, it’s not enough to simply optimize hardware and software—doing so with minimal interruptions to EHR and EMR systems, financial and billing systems, and staff is equally important.
Insurers must optimize IT costs for hardware and software—doing so with minimal interruptions to operations, field-based teams, and customers. New integrated, cloud-based IT asset management solutions can enable insurers to streamline license management and control costs for SaaS applications and traditional IT asset.
New integrated, cloud-based IT asset management solutions can enable law firms to streamline license management, highlighting an average of 30% of installed applications as underutilized or never used. Optimizing hardware and software can deliver savings, but it must be done with minimal interruptions to billable hours.
School districts are under constant budget pressures to do more with less, and must look for ways to control costs while meeting educational goals. New approaches to IT cost optimization for school districts can enable precision license management and cost control for “shadow IT” and SaaS applications, as well as for traditional IT assets.