All organizations place a priority on tracking their IT assets, either for compliance reasons or because of the valuable data stored in these assets. IT assets can either be distributed throughout an organization or consolidated in a datacenter. Often, doing inventory audits of these assets, either manually or using barcodes, can be tedious, time consuming and error prone.
IT assets that are audited span the spectrum – servers, desktops printers, copiers, projectors, network equipment, laptops, tablets and maybe even smartphones. Both Government and commercial organizations are faced with the manual and time-consuming task of performing year end audits of their IT assets.
Track a variety of IT assets including servers, desktops, laptops, networking and storage gear, tablets and smartphones distributed throughout the organization.
AssetGather tracks IT assets at a financial institution in the United States. Not only did the institution need to know where its IT assets were, but it also had compliance requirements. A variety of passive RFID tags were used to tag numerous types of equipment ranging from servers, desktops, laptops, tapes and smartphones. Using a combination of handheld and fixed readers, the institution was able to complete its audits in less than 15% of the time it took to do it manually. The resulting audits were the most accurate in history, much to the delight of the auditors! Read More