Online Services Help Simplify Software Inventory


Software asset management has become essential for every business—not only to manage a significant financial investment, but also because growing legal, security, and policy issues demand increasing attention. But the amount of software that businesses now purchase and deploy can make getting a handle on those assets feel next to impossible. If you’re not sure how you’ll respond next time the boss wants to know the number of computers in your organization, where they are located, and what software is installed on each, Paul Bourgeau’s feature tells you how the new Asset Inventory Service  from Microsoft can help. 


You’ll find lots more information about managing your assets — and your IT environment — on the Windows Vista for the Enterprise and Windows Desktop Management pages.