Gartner® Market Guide for Software Asset Management Tools

New Gartner research helps you select the best SAM tools to support your business requirements

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Sourcing, Procurement and Vendor Management leaders use SAM to maximize software investment

Investing into the right Software Asset Management tool is crucial for sucessfully managing increasingly complex software environments. According to Gartner:

"The aggressive rate of software adoption within organizations, has seen Gartner client interest in software asset management tools continue to rise because they are looking to govern software usage within their organizations. The primary interest in SAM tools is their ability to provide visibility into complex on-premises and SaaS licensing (perpetual, subscription and consumptive) helping to automate processes, provide insight into risk and cost optimization." 

This Gartner report may help your organization indentify the right SAM tool and deliver stronger ROI by outlining key considerations and in-depth analysis.

Download your complimentary copy of the 2022 Gartner Market Guide for Software Asset Management Tools to:

  • Evaluate SAM tool capability gaps and technical requirements
  • Plan project scope, prioritize software publishers and establish your timeline
  • Identify opportunities to integrate SAM tools into your existing tool landscape


Gartner, Market Guide for Software Asset Management Tools, 31 August 2022, Jaswant Kalay, Ciaran Hudson. GARTNER is a registered trademark and service mark of Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and internationally and is used herein with permission. All rights reserved. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s Research & Advisory organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.