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Comparing the Various Editions of Asset Manager

EditionAsset ManagerDiscovery Edition for ChangeBASEQuick ScanFast ROI
License TermPerpetualPerpetual30-day90-day
Software License Management    
Metering (Passive Metering)    
Concurrent Usage (Active Metering)    
Software Start-up Prevention    
Advanced IT Asset Management    
Contract Management    
Notifications    
Connector for Active Directory    
Multiple Site Installations    
Connector for SMS 2003/SCCM 2007    
Connector to Altiris     
Connector for CitrixOptional   
Connector for VMware/Hyper-V    
Software Pattern Identification Database (SPID)    
Needs FulfilledFull software asset and license managementDiscovery and cataloging of software that is installed in your organization along with data on how often it is used. Inventory data can be gathered by agents deployed through the product or directly from SCCM or Altiris. Used as part of an application migration project along with ChangeBASE.Short-term solution to help you determine your license compliance position.Short term solution to help you determine your license compliance position and software usage