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Managing Assets with ZENworks Asset Management 11.x [Course 8015]

Course Overview

Managing Assets with Novell ZENworks Asset Management presents a comprehensive look at how to use ZENworks 11 Asset Management. The course begins with a review of Software Asset Management techniques applicable to any enterprise using any asset management tool. Then, students are introduced to the ZENworks Control Center, learn how to navigate and configure the application. The features of ZENworks Asset Management - usage monitoring, document and contract management, and software license management are presented in detail.

Training Level: 0 - All

Duration: 3 Days

Key Objectives

During this course, you learn how to:

  • Describe asset management.
  • Explore ZAM through the ZENworks Control Center.
  • Configure ZAM.
  • Perform software recognition.
  • Use reporting.
  • Use software usage monitoring.
  • Manage documents.
  • Manage contracts.
  • Manage licenses.

Audience Summary

This course is designed for both experienced software managers, those in the SAM (Software Asset Management) space, as well as those new to the practice.

Course Prerequisites

There are no course prerequisites.

Course Outline

SECTION 1: Introduction

SECTION 2: Asset Management in an Hour

SECTION 3: Introduction to ZENworks Asset Management and the ZENworks Control Center

SECTION 4: ZAM Configuration

SECTION 5: Software Recognition

SECTION 6: Reporting

SECTION 7: Software Usage

SECTION 8: Document Management

SECTION 9: License Management

SECTION 10: Purchasing and Catalog Products

SECTION 11: Discovered Products & Software Collections

SECTION 12: License Reconciliation

SECTION 13: Auto-Reconciliation

SECTION 14: Other Licensing Models

SECTION 15: License Allocations

SECTION 16: Other Licensing Considerations

SECTION 17: Contract Management

SECTION 18: Hardware Asset Management

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