Do you know where your IT assets stand? Are they in working order? Do they need an update? What’s the warranty situation? All of this information is critical to the livelihood of a business, yet companies fail to accurately monitor and manage their IT assets. To minimize the risk, Ivanti has developed a solution, Asset Cloud Manager, that unifies IT to better manage and secure the digital workplace.
“A recent study found that 30% of IT fixed assets are missing or can’t be found1,” says Ian Aitchison, senior product director, Ivanti. “For many enterprises, knowing what assets you have and where they are is simply the tip of the IT asset management iceberg. It’s also vital to track contracts, regulatory compliance, and cost of ownership. Ivanti Asset Manager Cloud monitors and reports on these areas as well as what hardware needs to be purchased, updated, and maintained so IT management can plan ahead, avoid hasty purchasing decisions, and optimize asset use operationally and fiscally. It’s the kind of support enterprises need to successfully manage their IT assets.”
Here’s what Asset Cloud Manager provides:
- Asset manager repository. Enables consistent management – from procurement to purchase order, receipt, deployment and disposal. Also allows the assignment of asset information, including identifying data, lifecycle status, stock, location, and warranty information.
- Powerful asset data importing capabilities. Provides prebuilt support for discovery sources including Ivanti Endpoint Manager, Ivanti Data Center Discovery, and barcode scans. Users benefit from automatically populated consolidated asset data, easily compare actual and discovered asset values and generate exception reports for simplified alignment and reconciliation of asset location discrepancies.
- Cost and contract visibility. Assigns financial ownership to report on IT spend and takes the guesswork out of asset refresh requirements by calculating and tracking asset age and value. Enables enterprises to view and manage the complete list of contracts in their environment tied to individual assets.
- At-a-glance product catalog. Provides visibility into purchased and assigned assets, current stock levels, or active orders to increase speed to provision while reducing service desk calls.