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Snow Software Launch License Manager for Microsoft SMS & SCCM

Snow Software Launch License Manager for Microsoft SMS & SCCMSnow Software have launched a license management module specifically for Microsoft SMS and Microsoft SCCM customers.

Snow License Manager uses SMS or SCCM for it’s inventory source to enable tracking installed software and measuring usage.

Snow License Manager automatically combines infrastructure information provided by Snow Inventory, Microsoft SMS® or Microsoft SCCM® with information such as software contracts, purchased licenses, ownership and prices.”

Microsoft SMS is a very popular tool but has long lacked proven Software Asset Management functionality. Microsoft bought AssetMetrix a few years ago but this has done little to improve the reputation of Microsoft SMS as a credible license management tool.

About Martin Thompson

Martin is owner and founder of The ITAM Review, an online resource for worldwide ITAM professionals. The ITAM Review is best known for its weekly newsletter of all the latest industry updates, LISA training platform, Excellence Awards and conferences in UK, USA and Australia.

Martin is also the founder of ITAM Forum, a not-for-profit trade body for the ITAM industry created to raise the profile of the profession and bring an organisational certification to market. On a voluntary basis Martin is a contributor to ISO WG21 which develops the ITAM International Standard ISO/IEC 19770.

He is also the author of the book "Practical ITAM - The essential guide for IT Asset Managers", a book that describes how to get started and make a difference in the field of IT Asset Management. In addition, Martin developed the PITAM training course and certification.

Prior to founding the ITAM Review in 2008 Martin worked for Centennial Software (Ivanti), Silicon Graphics, CA Technologies and Computer 2000 (Tech Data).

When not working, Martin likes to Ski, Hike, Motorbike and spend time with his young family.

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