IT Asset Inventory Management – Auto-Discovery Tools
To accurately track IT asset inventory, and software compliance, auto-discovery tools are the key. Here are some of the main players who provide auto-discovery solutions in the IT asset management.
Altiris: part of Symantec now.
Aperture: Leading provider of Data Center Management
IBM Tivoli: Tivoli software from IBM helps you to understand and proactively manage the business value of your IT infrastructure for the on demand world.
Microsoft SCCM: System Center Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr or SCCM), formerly Systems Management Server (SMS), is a systems management software product by Microsoft for managing large groups of Windows-based computer systems. Configuration Manager provides remote control, patch management, software distribution, operating system deployment, network access protection, and hardware and software inventory.
Aperture VISTA: Aperture VISTA which is a comprehensive data center infrastructure resource management system that revolutionizes the way companies manage today’s increasingly complex data center environments. Collaborating with leading IT users, Aperture has created a landmark solution that gives IT executives and managers an unprecedented level of control over physical assets such as space, power and cooling as well as the configuration management complexities that threaten the viability of today’s data centers. Aperture VISTA is the first product that truly gives data center managers the tools to visualize their environment, manage processes, measure capacities and plan for change.