AM is top ranked by all analysts,
On ITAM (Gartner Forrester…) and also specifically on SAM… AM is always ranked leader, and considered as delivering a higher value than niche players for instance on SAM by EMA for instance.
Asset Manager SAM summarized:
License per contract / license expense by contracts…), compliance reports by vendor with new reports function that allow to create in 5 minutes such reports, proactive maintenance renewal reports…
Upgrade and downgrade rights are managed out of the box
Licenses under maintenance get automatic upgrade entitlements with management of release dates of the applications
Asset Manager provides reporting on compliance… but also cost for compliance
And this for 11 publishers / 600 titles and versions