IT Asset Management (ITAM) Reduce IT Cost & Risk
IT Asset Management (ITAM)
► Reduce IT Costs ► Control Risk ► Deliver Strategic Value
A well designed IT Asset Management (ITAM) program provides essential metrics that will help reduce costs, decrease risk exposure, improve cross-functional services, and deliver strategic value to Business Process Improvement (BPI).
We help organizations that want to reduce costs or improve performance in any of these areas. Contact us to learn how an ITAM program can generate funds, facilitate BPI, and provide legal defense in the event of a data breach.
Software Industry Trends…
What’s next for the software industry? Audits, of course!
Global bean-counter, PWC, recently advised its software publisher clients that this (Covid Pandemic) period would be a good time to step-up compliance audit activity (to improve their bottom line)!
Contact our ITAM team if your team is under audit pressure. Our Audit Defense professionals will navigate the process with you, saving you considerable expense and distraction.
Examination of existing ITAM program beginning with the organization’s overall risk and opportunities for financial gain. People, process and technology are examined across all the ITAM key process areas. A specific roadmap with corresponding metrics and policies is developed.
High level overview of ITAM for executives emphasizing the significant financial and risk mitigation benefits for the organization. Executives gain a deeper understanding of the complexities of ITAM and how to maximize its benefits.
Development of a proactive software license compliance program that makes being compliant the natural state for the organization. This keeps the organization from being a target for compliance agencies, reduces the manpower cost of replying to audits and reduces the risk of penalties and fines.
Review of software licensing with a particular vendor to reduce costs. We can help prepare for software negotiations and participate if desired. Our experts have in-depth knowledge in Adobe, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and SAP.
Development of a methodology for harvesting and redeploying software that results in significant purchase avoidance and financial savings. This also includes examining end user software usage and replacing higher cost products with lower cost products and reclaiming underutilized software.
Assessing the effectiveness and integration of all the tools managing the IT assets and producing an improvement plan to maximize the ROI from current tools.
Development of a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) strategy that ensures that the organization receives the financial benefit of BYOD while avoiding its unique risks.
Development of a long-term governance structure to maximize the value of SaaS, IaaS, etc. while reducing the underlying risk and avoiding over spending on subscriptions.
Silver Tree offers Comprehensive Reporting:
Our ITAD program provides comprehensive reporting on all major activities to not only ensure compliance with complex governmental regulations but ensure full traceability and transparency on all of the assets we manage on your behalf.
Audit & Report
Each asset received into our facility network undergoes a value-based audit based upon it’s type, age, and condition, whereby we destroy data through eradication of valued HDDs and shred the balance of HDDs. Each asset is tested and we capture the serial number, model, configuration and condition of each asset.
Certificate of Data Destruction
All storage media assets are eradicated or physically destroyed and we provide a ‘Certificate of Data Destruction’ depicting the serial number, model, destruction method, technician name and destruction date
Certificate of Recycling
When older equipment reaches a state where it no longer has any useful life in part or whole form, it must be recycled responsibly, and we ensure that it is done so in strict compliance with our “zero landfill/zero export” policy. We provide a ‘Certificate of Recycling’ depicting serial number, model, weight and recycle date.