Many organizations have transitioned, or are beginning to transition, to cloud-based workloads with multiple devices on a single network. This can make it difficult to keep track of all assets, and many organizations have not implemented an updated system for this process. The COVID-19 pandemic has only complicated this at the moment with a mass remote working deployment, leaving inventory chaotic and confusing.
An IT asset management (ITAM) program can help with cost savings, compliance requirements and regulating secure environments. Without an ITAM, it can lead to vulnerabilities in your network, because how can you protect it if you don’t know what you’re securing?