KPMG Australia is teaming up with Flexera to produce an end-to-end Software Asset Management (SAM) solution.
The platform will leverage Flexera’s SAM technology and KPMG’s worldwide team of software license management professionals.
The interest in SAM by enterprises is changing, explains KPMG.
SAM is no longer just about software license compliance. Today’s focus is a solution that helps organisations optimise software usage and control costs.
As an increasing number of companies migrate to the cloud, SAM helps organisations better understand what they own and use. As a result, this allows users to determine what should be sent to the cloud, and how to allocate these cost across the company.
According to KPMG, SAM can also mitigate security risks and reduce the ‘attack surface’ through software portfolio consolidation, and, in turn, help companies meet GDPR compliance requirements.
Some of the key benefits Flexera and KPMG are aiming to offer customers with their new collaboration include: