The agent has minimal interaction with the operating system. This ensures virtually no adverse effect on performance. The average report size is only 10KB once every 8 minutes. All the reports, analyses and calculations run on the server. Nothing is done on the agent side in order to keep the client as thin as possible.
The only way to track real software usage is with an agent. It is the only way to successfully track focus, keyboard and mouse activities.
SoftWatch generates real usage analysis as opposed to a simple inventory, or open/close information on MS Office applications. SoftWatch distinguishes between four categories of users: Those who never ran the application Those who ran the applications but used it for viewing purposes only Those who use it only for very light editing Those who are heavy users SoftWatch is a standalone tool that … Read More
No. The service uses the SaaS (Software as a Service) model. This means that Whatever solution you choose to use, the associated data will be hosted in the SoftWatch’s cloud.
SoftWatch performs actual usage analysis vs. regular inventory or asset management SoftWatch services are deployed quickly and easily SoftWatch is focused on managing the transition to the cloud and helping managers make decisions
Yes. SoftWatch’s Assessment Modules automatically map applications and collect usage data. Based on this data, SoftWatch’s services identify group working patterns, classify users as either Heavy or Light, based on their individual working patterns. Heavy users are those who used a certain application more than X minutes per time period. You can configure value of X, and the time period is … Read More
SoftWatch transforms every desktop, laptop or server – real or virtual – into a self-monitoring platform to deliver an aggregate view of actual software usage. SoftWatch maps software, monitors actual usage and analyzes end-user interactivity. First it generates software inventory, usage and functionality reports by performing in-depth usage metering across internal and cloud environments. It identifies running applications and focused … Read More
SoftWatch enables organizations to create plans that are based on actual usage levels and measure the success of new business applications by comparing usage levels and how they shift in real time. With SoftWatch, IT managers can make informed, educated and fact-based decisions regarding software purchases and decommissioning unutilized software.
SoftWatch services are a collection of SaaS solutions that help companies effectively move their business applications to the cloud by uncovering real business application usage patterns and effectively manage and optimize licensing. By analyzing real software usage data SoftWatch services provide unprecedented data to organizations and are the only SaaS-based solution that enable corporations to: Assess the magnitude of moving business … Read More
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