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Asset management software ideas

Asset management software ideas

Asset management software ideas

I'm trying to get some kind of asset management software installed at a company I just started with.  I'm their first IT employee and they have no idea how much equipment they have, software licenses, etc.  The company has 3 locations, 2 servers (3rd location logs in remotely) and about 80 total employees/workstations.

I'm currently in the middle of downloading SysAid's free version but trying to see what other options are out there.  I wouldn't mind spending a little money if it's worth it, but I don't need some $8000+ piece of software just to keep track of a few dozen computers.

I'd like the system to be pretty easy to install, setup and use as I have a million other tasks to do each day.  But I want an accurate listing of equipment and installed software on each.  If it can discover and track network equipment, even better.

Any opinions? Thanks!

RE: Asset management software ideas

I am currently using Spiceworks and have very few complaints.
It includes an Inventory feature as well as a helpdesk and other features that you may not need.
It is free, but 'ad-supported' which has not been intrusive at all, generally an ad on the right sidebar and one on the bottom left sidebar of the Spiceworks pages.

RE: Asset management software ideas

Go to sourceforge and check out OCS - It's free and works pretty well

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