Avocent’s LANDesk® Asset Lifecycle Manager Cited as a Leader by Independent Research Firm
April 2009 by Marc Jacob
Avocent Corporation announced that its LANDesk® Asset Lifecycle Manager software was among the selected solutions Forrester invited to participate in the Forrester Wave™: US IT Asset Life-Cycle Management, Q2 2009 report. In this evaluation, LANDesk Asset Lifecycle Manager scored near perfect in key criteria such as procurement management, physical management, and vendor management.
LANDesk Asset Lifecycle Manager (ALM) was introduced into the desktop market in fall 2008. It provides a structured asset repository that extends the management of an organisation’s hardware and software assets from before the asset arrives in the enterprise to beyond its retirement. This extended management helps reveal the true value of IT systems to allow better planning decisions, informed business analysis, and improved business capacity.
Forrester’s report evaluated vendors based on their expertise in asset management. The evaluation used 81 criteria based on data from client interviews and vendor surveys.