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The Oracle License Management System (LMS) Process: How HP Universal Discovery Can Help

Managing Oracle Database licenses is a complicated process, especially for large organizations. In today’s intricate and rapidly changing IT landscape, companies often find themselves without adequate controls, visibility and an overall handle on where Oracle Database software was deployed, in what configuration and what licenses were originally purchased. Luckily, HP Universal Discovery (UD) is here to help.

 

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Asset Manager Strikes Again- Version 9.32 released

Have you been dreaming of an Asset Manager that has....

  • Ability to customize system scripts and wizards via a re-direction mechanism?
  • Extended rights for the guest users with read only access to ALL tables, including the customized one? This in addition the capacity modify his assets, create requests and validate workflow tasks.
  • A database extension to support Cloud Billing package functionalities?dream3.jpg

 

The release of HP Asset Manager 9.32 just made your dreams come true!

HP Asset Manager: What Vehicle is Driving Your IT?

So much to do, so little budget with which to do it—this quandary is an all too familiar one for IT departments who are attempting to emphasize value and innovation while simultaneously justifying and reducing the cost of services. Combined with a lack of transparency and control over the physical, virtual, contractual and fiscal elements of complex business assets, meeting the challenge of successfully aligning IT services with business objectives becomes a difficult—if not virtually impossible—task. In order to solve this issue, IT departments must adopt more strategic financial management practices that will ultimately result in more foreseeable and higher valued services.

 

The question that remains is which ITAM product is best suited for the task?

Cloud Billing: Asset Manager 9.30 to CSA3.0 integration released!

HP just released the new integration between CSA3.0 (HP Cloud Service Automation) and Asset Manager 9.30.

This provides a simple, cost effective and extensible HP solution for managing the billing of the services deployed by CSA… The integration propagates catalogs, service subscriptions and deployed services from CSA to Asset Manager that generates bills for the consumers of the services.

Discover the value and the details with a guided visit!

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Do you want to have a quick tour of Asset Manager SAM?

10 screen shots with comments give a better understanding than a 40 slides presentation on the value that HP Asset Manager brings to its customers in Software Asset Management... have a look and enjoy!

HP Asset Manager, the solution for your Oracle Compliance (full white paper)

Oracle is one of the top 3 publishers where enterprise companies invest their money today. The official price list for one Oracle Enterprise Edition processor license is today $47 500 (http://www.oracle.com/us/corporate/pricing/technology-price-list-070617.pdf)!

… and Oracle license compliance is one of the most challenging to maintain

An Oracle compliance audit can quickly turn into a very expensive exercise. HP Asset Manager, with the Oracle SAM Best Practice package, gives you the tools and best practices to help avoid cold sweat.

This white paper gives you a practical understanding of Oracle Licensing, as well as HP Asset Manager’s answers and ready to use solutions for being successful in Oracle compliance management.  The series will finish with an Oracle SAM tour in Asset Manager across the interface. With Asset Manager, you can achieve huge savings savings through license use optimization and decreased legal risk through crystal clear visibility on compliance.

HP Asset Manager, the solution for your Oracle Compliance (2)

Second post of the series of 3,  this article explains in details how Asset Manager provides quick and easy solution to the tricky challenges of managing Oracle database compliance.

What a line-up! Blockbuster presentations on HP Service Manager track at HP Discover June 2011

Have you ever wanted to learn how your peers in other companies approach the transition of their people, process, and tools to support a more efficient and effective IT service management (ITSM) solution?  At HP Discover this June 6-10, on the HP Service Manager/Asset Manager (SMAM) track (within Unified Operations Software), you will have your chance.  Listen to the presentations and be the first to greet your favorite speaker after the show.  You’ll want a front-row seat for these performances:

How does HP Asset Manager help you implementing successfully SAM?

You will learn in this post the stakes of a successful Software Asset Management (SAM) implementation and how HP Asset Manager addresses the needs of organizations that want to get a better control over their license assets and optimize their software investments while minimizing their legal risk.
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About the Author(s)
  • HP IT Service Management Product Marketing team manager. I am also responsible for our end-to-end Change, Configuration, and Release Management (CCRM) solution. My background is engineering and computer science in the networking and telecom worlds. As they used to say in Telcom, "the network is the business" (hence huge focus on service management). I always enjoyed working with customers and on the business side of things, so here I am in ITSM marketing.
  • David has led a career in Enterprise Software for over 20 years and has brought to market numerous successful IT management products and innovations.
  • Gil Tzadikevitch HP Software R&D Service Anywhere
  • This account is for guest bloggers. The blog post will identify the blogger.
  • Jacques Conand is the Director of ITSM Product Line, having responsibility for the product roadmap of several products such as HP Service Manager, HP Asset Manager, HP Universal CMDB, HP Universal Discovery and the new HP Service Anywhere product. Jacques is also chairman of the ITSM Customer Advisory Board, ensuring the close linkage with HP's largest customers.
  • Jody Roberts is a researcher, author, and customer advocate in the Product Foundation Services (PFS) group in HP Software. Jody has worked with the UCMDB product line since 2004, and currently takes care of the top 100 HP Software customers, the CMS Best Practices library, and has hosted a weekly CMDB Practitioner's Forum since 2006.
  • Mary is a member of HP’s ITSM product marketing team and is responsible for HP Service Anywhere. She has 20+ years of product marketing, product management, and channel/alliances experience. Mary joined HP in 2010 from an early-stage SaaS company providing hosted messaging and mobility services. She also has product management experience in the ITSM industry. Mary has a BS in Computer Science and a MBA in Marketing. Follow: @MaryR_Colorado
  • Michael Pott is a Product Marketing Manager for HP ITSM Solutions. Responsibilities include out-bound marketing and sales enablement. Michael joined HP in 1989 and has held various positions in HP Software since 1996. In product marketing and product management Michael worked on different areas of the IT management software market, such as market analysis, sales content development and business planning for a broad range of products such as HP Operations Manager and HP Universal CMDB.
  • Ming is Product Manager for HP ITSM Solutions
  • Nimish Shelat is currently focused on Datacenter Automation and IT Process Automation solutions. Shelat strives to help customers, traditional IT and Cloud based IT, transform to Service Centric model. The scope of these solutions spans across server, database and middleware infrastructure. The solutions are optimized for tasks like provisioning, patching, compliance, remediation and processes like Self-healing Incidence Remediation and Rapid Service Fulfilment, Change Management and Disaster Recovery. Shelat has 21 years of experience in IT, 18 of these have been at HP spanning across networking, printing , storage and enterprise software businesses. Prior to his current role as a World-Wide Product Marketing Manager, Shelat has held positions as Software Sales Specialist, Product Manager, Business Strategist, Project Manager and Programmer Analyst. Shelat has a B.S in Computer Science. He has earned his MBA from University of California, Davis with a focus on Marketing and Finance.
  • Oded is the Chief Functional Architect for the HP Service and Portfolio Management products, which include Service Manager, Service Anywhere, Universal CMDB & Discovery, Asset Manager, Project and Portfolio Manager.
  • Olivier is Product Line Manager for the HP Configuration Management System (CMS) which is comprised of UCMDB, UCMDB Configuration Manager, the UCMDB Browser, and Universal Discovery.
  • I am Senior Product Manager for Service Manager. I have been manning the post for 10 years and working in various technical roles with the product since 1996. I love SM, our ecosystem, and our customers and I am committed to do my best to keep you appraised of what is going on. I will even try to keep you entertained as I do so. Oh and BTW... I not only express my creativity in writing but I am a fairly accomplished oil painter.
  • WW Sr Product Marketing Manager for HP ITPS VP of Apps & HP Load Runner
  • Vesna is the senior product marketing manager at HP Software. She has been with HP for 13 years in R&D, product management and product marketing. At HP she is responsible for go to market and enablement of the HP IT Performance Suite products.
  • A 25+ year veteran of HP, Yvonne is currently a Senior Product Manager of HP ITSM software including HP Service Anywhere and HP Service Manager. Over the years, Yvonne has had factory and field roles in several different HP businesses, including HP Software, HP Enterprise Services, HP Support, and HP Imaging and Printing Group. Yvonne has been masters certified in ITIL for over 10 years and was co-author of the original HP IT Service Management (ITSM) Reference Model and Primers.
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