Tools and Resources

Compliance Tools

The following free third party software audit tools are designed by their respective providers to help you audit, or identify and track, licensed and unlicensed software installed on your computers and networks. Audits are a key component of any comprehensive software asset management plan.

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Absolute Computrace: Absolute Computrace allows organizations to centrally track and secure all of their endpoints within a single cloud-based console. Computers and ultra-portable devices can be remotely managed and secured to ensure – and most importantly prove – that endpoint IT compliance processes are properly implemented and enforced.

With Computrace persistence technology, organizations stay connected with each device in their deployment. This consistent connection allows them to monitor status and take proactive and reactive measures regardless of device location or user. The built-in Software License Compliance report allows organizations to produce an ongoing and accurate audit of existing software license levels including over- and under-install status. For more information, visit

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Cherwell Asset Management: Cherwell Software, a leader in the IT service management and IT asset management space, delivers Cherwell Asset Management, an award-winning asset management tool with an emphasis on computer inventorysoftware metering, IT procurement, and software license management.

Cherwell’s IT asset management software, Cherwell® Asset Management, is designed to provide maximum visibility and control over the inventory and usage of software assets. Cherwell Asset Management enables organizations to track and manage hardware and software assets, monitor application usage, determine where they’re under-licensed and over-licensed, and control the launch of unauthorized applications.

Cherwell Asset Management offers discovery on Windows, Unix, Linux, MAC and Network devices, as well as in VMware and Microsoft virtual environments.

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K2 Key Auditor and KeyServer

K2 KeyAuditor & KeyServer is a cross platform solution for Hardware and Software Asset Management in a heterogenous computing environment. The management console integrates configuration and report generation for seamless management of desktop, laptop, and virtual computers running Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Solaris operating systems. K2's recent CODiE Award for "Best Asset Management Solution" attests to its elegant and flexible design coupled with its robust and scalable implementation.

For over 20 years Sassafras technology has been a critical part of software compliance and cost reduction efforts by major corporate, academic and government organizations worldwide. Sassafras enjoys broad support from software publishers, including many technical partners that rely exclusively on K2-KeyServer technology.

Download a free 30 day trial of K2 KeyAuditor & KeyServer

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Lansweeper Computer Inventory: Lansweeper is a powerful, cost effective solution to manage and inventory all your software and hardware assets.

Lansweeper comes with 200 build-in reports, license compliance calculation and an intuitive web interface.

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Lime Software: Identify Oracle License cost savings with Lime software. The first License, Inventory and Metering Engine for Oracle Databases and Application servers.

This tool runs on Windows and also supports Linux Environments.

Run the Free Lime Software Oracle Audit Tool

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Scalable Survey™: True asset usage for hardware and software assets, asset tracking, printer optimization, monitor tracking, discovery, inventory and software license reconciliation

Free 45-day trial

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Altiris Inventory Solution: The Altiris Inventory Solution will assist in reducing the cost of identifying and managing heterogeneous devices throughout your business. It easily tracks comprehensive hardware information, installed software packages, and operating system settings for all IT assets throughout their lifecycle. Data is consolidated, and secured in a central repository, enabling detailed reporting of asset information from the convenience of a Web console.

Download a free 30 day trial of the Altiris Inventory Solution.

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