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Leveraging Sassafras KeyServer in Power BI

KeyReporter (KeyServer’s web interface) provides a fairly complete view of your KeyServer data via customizable, graphical dashboards and scheduled reports. Some organizations, however, already have other databases, dashboards, or data visualization tools that they would like to augment with additional data collected by their KeyServer. We’ve written about KeyServer’s integration possibilities before–like when RIT configured their Atlassian […]

Convince Your Boss

  Interested in KeyServer but need to convince others to make the investment? If your boss understands that better management means better financial efficacy, but is still on the fence about making the investment in good IT asset management, you’re in the right place. We discuss below how some common objections can be countered by […]

Sassafras Software Launches a Major New Release of Award-Winning KeyServer Application

On 7/5, Sassafras released the hotly anticipated 7.5 version of KeyServer, our award-winning Hardware and Software Asset and Management tool. Voted #1 in Customer Satisfaction by the readers of The ITAM Review for three years straight (and counting), the new release builds on this solid foundation of reliability and flexibility by adding many upgrades and enhancements […]

KeyServer Fundamentals: Computer and Software Availability Maps

Two sessions available: Wednesday, July 18th 10AM EDT, 3PM UTC or 7PM EDT, 4PM PDT (July 19th 9AM AET) Computer labs allow universities to provide students with the hardware and software they need to work and learn without incurring the cost of issuing a computer to every single student. Ideally, the goal is to purchase as few computers and as […]

Photoshop This! The Adobe Licensing Decision

Publishers change the way they sell their software all the time, so the last few years of Adobe licensing changes, though huge, really aren’t that surprising. Unfortunately, however, many colleges and universities, out of shock and/or exasperation, seem to have surrendered, bought a site license for Creative Cloud, and decided that there’s just no point […]