Many organizations with an on-premise environment are incompliant. Why? Because licensing is becoming increasingly complex and obscure, and because SAM does not have priority within organizations.
In the event of incompliancy, software manufacturers more and more frequently recommend transitioning to the cloud. Organizations think that solves their compliancy challenges - because licensing in the cloud is user-based and that’s simple, right?
On the contrary. Carefully structuring processes and executing management are even more important in the cloud than in an on-premise environment, as the (financial) damage is much more severe if this is not done properly. What are the main challenges of Software Asset Management in a cloud environment?