According to Gartner, "Successful software asset management discipline requires skilled resources to govern usage, entitlement and costs of software. Sourcing, procurement and vendor management leaders can utilize SAM managed services to access expertise, minimize waste and effectively govern a growing software portfolio."
"Complex contracts, extensive software licensing options and changing usage rights, combined with a growing range of software titles and vendors, increase both the effort required and the benefits of effective software asset management (SAM)."
Sourcing, procurement and vendor management leaders focused on IT and SAM will find the information in this report valuable.
According to Gartner, "By 2022, the SAM managed services market will grow by 50% due to challenges with managing multiple environments and employing expertise."
According to Gartner, "The market for skilled and experienced SAM resources remains constrained. The short supply of available skills compels organizations to seek alternatives, enhancing demand for SAM managed services."
According to Gartner, "Growth in demand for SAM managed services remains strong with Gartner inquiries on the topic growing by 33% in 2018 from 2017."
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Gartner, Market Guide for Software Asset Management Managed Services, Stephen White, 19 April 2019
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