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Software lifecycle management is critical.

High on every chief information officer’s agenda is to optimize the cost of IT. By managing software assets more effectively, your organization can dramatically cut software licensing expenditures while improving the service delivered to end users.

Reap the benefits of a more engaged and proactive approach to software license management. Insight’s software solutions and services will help you drive better procurement decisions for greater, long-term cost savings.

We’ll help you throughout the software lifecycle.

Our core methodology for optimizing your software investments involves guiding you through the entire lifecycle of software management — from selection to value realization. Explore our process:

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Step 1: Create business requirements.

We’ll work with you to assess your existing processes and workflows and determine which software tools and applications specifically match them.

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Step 2: Establish scope & select a solution.

Knowing exactly what you need is key. We’ll conduct the research upfront and connect you with a software expert to help you choose the solution that best aligns with your objectives.

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Step 3: Negotiate and buy.

We’ll help you consider cost but ensure you're paying for value. With the right tools, you can do more — and the investment can pay for itself over time.

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Step 4: Implement your solutions.

We’ll be there to help you deploy your new software. Our support can minimize complexity and maximize efficiency, with automation and communication for a smooth integration of your tools.

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Step 5: See the benefit or decommission.

Through reporting and monitoring, you’ll be able to eliminate unnecessary purchases. Our tools empower you to review usage, as well as unused and underused software licenses by user or device type.

Our goal is to move your business forward.

We have the team, programs and approach to help your organization sort through the chaos and easily identify the products you need and the compliance you require.

Expert consulting

Get expert support during any stage of your software lifecycle — from presale consultations to post-sale management. Learn more

Licensing programs

Leverage our agreements with all of the major software and cloud brands to get the best price and value. Learn more

Security & compliance

Discover our framework for measuring risk and improving preparedness to prevent cyberattacks and reduce audits. Learn more

Software asset management, simplified

Effective Software Asset Management (SAM) unites people and processes to achieve your business goals while controlling costs and optimizing software usage.

  • SAM engagements offer a helping hand.

    Get the expertise many companies lack in-house to create a successful software strategy. We’ll help you fill gaps in your current approach with an actionable roadmap to reduce audits, control costs and identify how your existing SAM practices compare to ISO/IEC 19770-1 standards.

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  • Fully managed SAM programs keep you in charge.

    Get a full-service solution for ongoing management of your licenses while you retain visibility into your compliance, entitlements and consumption. You can choose from off-site or on-premises support, including integration with existing tools, reporting, license re-harvesting and more.

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  • Renewal management streamlines coverage.

    Optimize your application ecosystem, licenses, renewals and warranty contracts from a single dashboard. Our Renewals & Warranty Manager notifies you when contracts are approaching expiration. You can tailor the views to see what you want, such as projected costs, type of product and more.

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  • SAM tools give you control over software assets.

    Gain the insights you need to make smarter IT investments. SAM solutions provide visibility into your software spend, forecasted costs and potential usage. You’ll benefit from license assessment and reconciliation, best practice recommendations and details about compliance.

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Why Insight for software solutions?

Our global reach and expertise give you a competitive edge. No matter the size of your organization, we can help. We manage accounts ranging from 100 to more than 300,000 seats. Move beyond inventory management and compliance and join a partner who will help you transform your future.

Get access to the leading software providers. lets you easily shop for business solutions from leading software and cloud providers. You can also explore multiple licensing options and agreement types. Click on the logos to learn more about the products we offer for each brand.

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Simplifying software management takes Insight.

We’ll help you identify, purchase and support your licenses and applications throughout the software lifecycle.