Altair SAO enables visualization and analysis of global software inventories and utilization rates across facilities, divisions, departments and users. With SAO, it’s easy to pinpoint underutilized assets for better business planning and forecasting. Having deep domain expertise in not only HPC but also business analytics and software licensing systems, Altair is uniquely qualified to offer powerful SAO solutions tailored specifically to the unique needs and requirements of each organization.
Why Altair SAO?
- On-demand access to license inventory/usage/trends
- Identification of shelved / underutilized licenses
- Rapid reconciliation of software requests vs capacity
- Quantitative insight to support vendor negotiations
- Improved software capacity planning and forecasting
Altair’s SAO solution is license server independent and works seamlessly with FLEXlm, FlexNet, LUM, LM-X and many other popular and vendor specific license managers. Providing a single, aggregated view of all enterprise software assets and their associated usage efficiencies, the advanced analytics capabilities of SAO enable IT managers to explore and more accurately balance true demand against current capacity.
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