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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 […]

KeyServer Presentations at LabMan 2018

If you’re a KeyServer administrator–or interested in becoming one–and you’re attending LabMan 2018, you’re invited to join us for two training and information sessions we’re hosting this year. One is a pre-conference session on Tuesday, May 22nd, and the other is a break-out session on the 23rd featuring a live demonstration of lab maps in […]

Rochester Institute of Technology College of Imaging Arts and Sciences Integrates KeyServer Data with 3rd-Party Management Tools

Like many of our clients, Rochester Institute of Technology College of Imaging Arts and Sciences originally purchased their KeyServer many years ago for management of concurrent use software titles like Adobe Creative Suite, and although the KeyServer has been running steadily for the last 20 years, the shift toward cloud has reduced their need for […]

US Navy Allegedly Pirates Over Half a Billion Dollars Worth of VR Software

Without a Software Asset Management product monitoring installation and usage of software, comparing them to entitlement counts using the correct metric, it can be nearly impossible to remain in compliance with publishers’ terms and conditions. And although it’s the government’s job to enforce contract law—and it has been particularly aggressive in doing so over the […]