How to get started easily with Asset management
Keeping track of all your IT assets in a company can be an overwhelming task. It includes laptop computers, desktop computers, mobile phones, cloud services, and much more. This challenge is precisely what Asset management is trying to deal with. In this blog post we will give you an introduction to what asset management is, followed by a hands on guide on how to get started with asset management in your company.
What is asset management?
What do I need that for?
Before proceeding to the implementation of asset management I will give you three good reasons why this initiative should be prioritized:
- It does not take a large resource investment, which makes it a kind of “low hanging fruit” for many companies.
- With the implementation of Asset-management you can sleep safely knowing that none of your employees installed a slice of Limewire on their company owned computer.
- You will get a good overview of your IT assets, which can be used to successfully implement a Log management system.
Having discussed those good reasons, let’s proceed and look at the implementation of Asset management and which role a system like this could play in your IT security setup.