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Express Metrix

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Express Metrix is a 17-year veteran in the IT asset management market, focusing its efforts on computer inventory and software metering solutions. Express Metrix solutions enable IT accountability by providing visibility and control over IT assets. The result is heightened protection against failed compliance audits, IT overspending, inappropriate use of software, and the consequences of uninformed IT decisions. With a strong emphasis on software license management, Express Metrix leads the market in the areas of reporting, ease of use, and customer support. 

Winner of the SIIA's 2008 CODiE Award for "Best Asset Management Solution," Express Metrix solutions deliver vital information that allows for the efficient management of desktop hardware and software—freeing IT departments to focus on mission-critical operations and other strategic initiatives.

Flexera Software

For over 20 years companies have turned to Flexera Software for products to help manage software applications. Our comprehensive suite of Application Usage Management solutions from installation and licensing, entitlement management and delivery to application readiness and software license optimisation - meet the needs of application producers and enterprises - delivering continuous compliance, optimised usage and maximised value. As the pioneer and industry leader of strategic Application Usage Management solutions, Flexera Software has grown to become a top 200 software company with over 80,000 customers, used on over 500 million computers worldwide and market leadership in installation, licensing, entitlement & compliance management, application readiness and software license optimisation.

Software License Optimisation for Enterprises

Entitlement & Compliance Management for the Software Producer

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License Dashboard

At License Dashboard we’re really passionate about Software Asset Management (SAM) and believe that simplicity is the key to a successful SAM program – but we also know that every organization is different and there’s no ‘one-size fits all’ SAM solution. 

That’s why we deliver a specialist range of products and services that help optimize your organization’s software, regardless of its complexity. From fast-turnaround License Compliance and Software Audit projects through to managing the full SAM lifecycle, large and small organizations worldwide rely on License Dashboard technologies and expertise to take control of their software licensing. 

Whether you’re a seasoned SAM professional, work in Procurement or are a newcomer to software license management, contact License Dashboard today to see how we can help deliver a rapid return on investment. 


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Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager provides a comprehensive solution for change and configuration management for the Microsoft platform. System Center 2012 Configuration Manager lets you perform tasks such as:

  • Deploy operating systems, software applications, and software updates.
  • Monitor and remediate computers for compliance settings.
  • Monitor hardware and software inventory.
  • Remotely administer computers.

System Center 2012 Configuration Manager collects information in a Microsoft SQL Server database, which allows you to run queries and produce reports to consolidate information throughout the organization. You can use Configuration Manager to manage a wide range of Microsoft operating systems, including client platforms, server platforms, and mobile devices. 

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Licensing School

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Licensing School was established to provide a new approach to learning and understanding the rules around Microsoft software licensing. Our aim is to surface useful and timely information around software licensing, and to underpin this with relevant and up to date resources.  

Licensing School works closely with Microsoft, and supports the World-Wide Licensing and Pricing team with the development and delivery of licensing training across the world. As licensing continues to become more flexible, it also becomes more complex. We have built our reputation on developing training resources which remove complexity and deliver simple and clear models to help with your understanding around Microsoft software licensing.

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