Flexera Software's New Solution Streamlines Platform Migration

By CIOReview | Wednesday, August 26, 2015

ITASCA, IL: Flexera Software, a provider of software licensing, compliance and installation solutions has announced the release of new AdminStudio Inventory and Rationalization product that poses ability to identify, assess and consolidate enterprises’ desktop applications.

The new Inventory and Rationalization product is fully integrated with AdminStudio suite enabling IT teams with application packaging tools with automated customization, testing and reporting capabilities for software deployment. It helps an organization’s Application Readiness process that ensures agile service delivery and accelerated deployments of applications into complex computing environments.

As a result of strategic mergers and acquisitions, number of applications in the enterprise application portfolio has increased. The new solution prevents application sprawling by controlling application portfolio and rationalizing day-to-day requests instantly. It accumulates application evidence from Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager and safely uploads the data into the cloud-driven Application Recognition Service. AdminStudio Inventory and Rationalization automatically standardizes the naming conventions of above 150,000 applications while classifying and categorizing software that are most important to streamline ongoing desktop transformation efforts.

It generates application portfolio rationalization projects and views the status of these projects through a simple dashboard. Reviewing application packaging, application virtualization and application compatibility information AdminStudio suite are part of rationalization process. Further, it organizes applications and filters them by vendor, category and custom notes to optimize research and after application validation, its automatic workflow system assign tasks to IT groups.

By reducing the number of applications that IT teams must actively support, enterprises can simplify platform migrations, while minimizing operational infrastructure and support costs as well as improving rationalization decisions for better business outcomes.

“Flexera Software offers the only strategic end-to-end solution that centralizes, automates and manages the full Application Readiness process, from rationalization and compatibility testing to remediation and repackaging," says, Maureen Polte, VP of Product Management, Flexera Software.