K2 is an award winning software asset management suite for automated IT asset auditing and software license management. K2 will show what’s installed on both physical and virtual computers while it tracks usage for detailed analysis and summarization in its numerous reports. K2 can also enforce license compliance while enabling optimized asset allocation based on the specific needs of designated computers, users, and departments within your organization. K2 gives you both the information and the automated management that is necessary to maintain compliance while making efficient use of IT assets and your software budget.
Sassafras Software has played an integral part in software cost reduction and license compliance management since 1990 at some of the largest corporate, government, and educational enterprise networks throughout the world.
|-> Enterprise-wide Audits
K2 integrates enterprise-wide software and essential hardware auditing with KeyServer’s full featured license management services. The KeyAuditor service automatically creates an inventory of audit information for PC desktop, portable, and virtual computers using a transparent, incremental, auto-discovery protocol.
|-> Manage Virtual & Physical Computers
K2 will enforce license compliance policies and track usage for virtualized applications, desktops, and computers regardless of the technology details. The admin console and reports give you a unified view that includes all delivery methods, virtual and physical. License policies you specify will be enforced equally for virtual and physical computing environments.
|-> Deployment & Usage Reports
An extensive collection of built-in and customizable reports provides an integrated view of software and hardware asset allocation, software usage patterns, and license compliance for all of your entire computing enterprise. K2 provides seamless management of desktop, laptop, and virtual computers running Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Solaris operating systems.
> Enterprise Scalability
K2 is based on KeyServer, a core technology that has proven its reliability and transparency at sites large and small since 1990. KeyServer’s uniquely scalable and highly optimized design has won acclaim worldwide for performance and features not available in any other product.
Version 6.2 introduces many new features including automatic reclamation of abandoned software licenses, seamless laptop and virtual computer support, new interactive management reports with performance acceleration, plus Windows 7 and Snow Leopard compatibility. If you are running a previous version of K2, contact to receive your upgraded license certificate. Click these links for details and for an evaluation download.