A global survey commissioned by LANDesk Software reveals that 64% of companies don’t have accurate records of their PCs, laptops, applications and other IT assets.
On the positive side, 85% are confident that their software is correctly licensed, however, they are unwilling to put this confidence to the test. Only 48% would welcome an audit from Microsoft or other software suppliers.
“This research clearly shows that many organisations aren’t really sure of their IT assets,” says Dave Taylor, vice-president of worldwide marketing at LANDesk Software.
A third of the survey respondents indicated that they keep track of assets simply by logging all purchases, while 15% send IT staff round to physically check equipment and software.
By submitting your email address, you agree to receive emails regarding relevant topic offers from TechTarget and its partners. You can withdraw your consent at any time. Contact TechTarget at 275 Grove Street, Newton, MA.