In an article published in CIO.com, 75% of enterprises are found to be out of compliance, with the biggest vendor normally being Microsoft. Every enterprise should be prepared if a software vendor audit were to occur. These are four majors steps an organization can take in performing a self-audit to prepare for a real audit:
Due to the increasing frequency of software vendor audits from the likes of Microsoft amongst others, performing a self-audit at least twice a year will reduce the risks of paying huge fees for true-ups. By using ITAM and SAM in the Cloud, the time it takes to accurately conduct a self-audit is greatly reduced, making what had been a painful time-sink a new, easier best practice.
If you are interested in learning more about how Asset Vision from Scalable can help properly prepare your organization for an upcoming Microsoft audit, request a demo and consultation.