Did you know?
Software accounts for up to 22% of every IT budget and is increasing, by nearly 5%, to just over $231bn worldwide (by end of 2010). The dilemma for many organizations is the ability to track and monitor its usage. With software vendor audits becoming commonplace, 61% of polled enterprises said that they had been audited in the past year. Organizations generally overspend on software to ensure compliance, leaving many applications left unused on the shelf (shelfware) and unused on users’ desktops (orphan licenses).
Our own Richard Cudd has an article posted on EnterpriseFeatures.com that talks through how this happens and what solutions and methods are available to get this under control in your organization.
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