Provance IT Asset Management Overview
Provance Asset Management Pack for System Center Service Manager
The supplemental capability provided by the Provance IT Asset Management Pack allows Microsoft System Center customers to take control of IT costs, improve IT Service Management efficiency and reduce security and compliance risks.
The Management Pack extends Microsoft System Center Service Manager with additional functionality to manage the financial, contractual and organisational information necessary to support Software Asset Management, License Compliance, IT Asset Life Cycle Management, and more cost-effective and efficient IT Service Management.
Provance manages both IT assets and non-IT assets. So you can include all of your business assets, from: Computers, Printers, Mobile Phones, Software, Phone Lines etc to Desks, Cars, Chairs, etc. In fact any item that is a business asset which requires lifecycle management.
Provance is licensed based on the number of assets managed, however you only need licenses for Physical assets with CPU’s. You only need to purchase licenses for Physical computers. You do not need licenses to manage Printers, Network Devices, Software, Virtual Machines or non-IT assets.
“The IT Asset Management capability that Provance delivers to Microsoft System Center customers further strengthens and extends our knowledge-driven IT management solutions and showcases the tremendous extensibility of System Center.”
- Larry Orecklin, General Manager,
System Center and Virtualization Marketing, Microsoft