Software Deployment

Idea created by 7166025 on May 25, 2016
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    • 6641654
    • Stuart Stacey
    • Stephen Kelk
    • 7166025

    (Originally posted on 11, March 2015)

    Not sure how this would work with Samanage, but would be a good thing to have from a software management perspective.

     

    The idea would be that the contract held within the system would be able to say, for example, software A has 15 licences left. There is a catalogue item for said piece of software and when someone requests the item it would check the contract and say I can see there a 15 licences left so proceed to install (assuming no authorisation required).

     

    When the 16th person requests the software the item knows there are no licences left and kicks off a different process to order new licences.

     

    It could then go one step further by kicking off a job in something like Altiris or SCCM to then deploy the software. As well as update the contract that a licence has been used.

     

    Just a thought, but would be good to have software management streamlined as this is an area we are struggling with.

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