LicenseAnalyzer

Open iT LicenseAnalyzer™ is a software usage metering and optimization tool that provides an enterprise-wide overview of installed software programs managed by most software license managers.

The LicenseAnalyzer module cuts software license cost and reduces usage waste by monitoring software use. See when and by whom licenses are used over time, by location, business unit, or project group, from a total enterprise view down to a single user. Manage the most expensive applications such as MATLAB, CATIA, ANSYS, ESRI and Autodesk software. Simplify software asset management with easy-to-use, web-based monitoring features and flexible reporting capabilities of LicenseAnalyzer.

There are more than 20 supported license managers which include FLEXlm / FlexNet, IBM LUM, Reprise License Manager™ (RLM), LM-X, Sentinel RMS, MathLM™, Abaqus/Elan, Green Hills License Manager (GHSlm), SlickEdit®, STI License Manager, Enterprise Architect LM, NetHASP (Aladdin Hardlock and Sentinel HASP), Bentley Select, SmartPlant, Dassault Systemés License Server (DSLS), Animator, Beta LM, LS-DYNA, Altair®, ClearCase, Parasoft® License Server, HQMS, Exceed onDemand, Peloton and Vector. Support for other license managers may be added upon request.

Real-time License Monitoring

License Monitor is the web-based monitoring feature of LicenseAnalyzer that provides a complete real-time overview of software usage on all license servers. It monitors current software use with simple point-and-click navigation. Drill down to features and license details that contain information such as the user ID and hostname, and see the last time the license was checked out, how many licenses are checked out, and the duration.

License Monitor in Open iT Reporting Server

License Monitor Portal in Open iT Analysis Server

LicenseAnalyzer Mobile Application

The LicenseAnalyzer Mobile Application is compatible with Windows and Android smartphones and tablets. It enables users to experience the same real-time view of the Open iT License Monitor to check, filter and analyze sets of information regarding products, features and users at the comfort of mobility.

LicenseAnalyzer App on Mobile Devices

Chargeback Accounting for Software Usage

Generate IT audit reports to easily assign the cost of software usage to user groups, projects, business units or even global sites.

Sample Invoice

Support for Denials

LicenseAnalyzer supports reporting on license denials. These denial reports provide information that management can use for planning on additional license procurement and establishing efficient license purchasing policy. It includes a controlling feature that identifies false denials, which is important in getting the correct information on denials.

Accurate and Reliable Software Usage Reports

Easily create customizable reports on software usage of all your applications. Produce detailed tabular reports with information such as product, application, feature, user name or host name; or choose to present a software usage report visually with easy-to-understand graphs and charts.

LicenseAnalyzer's historical usage reporting allows an understanding of license usage over time with measurements such as maximum, minimum and average use. LicenseAnalyzer reports determine the exact software usage and help discover usage patterns.

Cut surplus licenses, optimize license agreements and improve vendor negotiations with accurate usage date. LicenseAnalyzer's unalterable license metering data ensures that the correct number of licenses stay software compliant.

License Efficiency Chart “Extended” - This gives an overview on how long a certain number of licenses are concurrently checked out. It can help document IT spending based from actual use of licenses and decide at what percentage the IT manager will consider purchasing the next batch of licenses.


Concurrency - This report shows the true global concurrent license usage for a specific application.


Heatmap - This is a graphical representation of data where the individual values contained in the matrix are presented in colors. It gives an overview of what specific day and hour of the week is the busiest for license use.


Daily Max License Usage - This is a graphical or tabular report showing maximum, minimum and average license usage over time.