The Provance Blog

The Provance Blog will provide you with expert advice, insights and opinions in regard to IT Service Management, Microsoft, Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Microsoft System Center.  

Leverage Window 7 Migration Investments for IT Asset Management

Windows 7 offers significant benefits from increased performance, productivity, reliability, and security, however a large scale software upgrade of this kind requires significant planning in order to ensure a smooth migration. Windows 7 migration offers an excellent opportunity to establish an IT asset management program, to leverage and augment ...Read More »

Microsoft Simplifies System Center 2012 Licensing

Microsoft System Center has evolved with the needs of the Datacenter, taking their learning from the Public Cloud into the Private Cloud making it as simple as possible for the moderately experienced IT shop to set up a private cloud. Microsoft has also simplified the licensing of the System Center ...Read More »

Provance at Microsoft TechDays Montreal Nov 29

Presenting at the third and final stop on the Microsoft TechDays Canada tour, Provance will be presenting MGT378: SAM and IT Asset Management using Microsoft System Center at the Palais des Congres de Montreal from 2:45 – 4:00 PM on Nov. 29th in Room 511cf. Session Details: The implementation ...Read More »

State Agency Reduces Time to Set Up New Users by 85 to 90 Percent with System Center and Provance

A recent Microsoft Case Study on the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families (DCF) detailed their selection of the Microsoft System Center family of products and the Provance IT Asset Management Pack over HP Service Manager, IBM Tivoli and LANDesk for simplicity and integration, technology readiness, intuitiveness and a proven ...Read More »

What is Driving Software Asset Management in 2011

  The International Business Software Managers Association (IBSMA) held a recent webinar to highlight their findings on the key drivers of Software Asset Management (SAM) programs. The IBSMA found that companies continued to implement SAM to (1) reduce costs, (2) Improve compliance, and (3) reduce risk. The webinar also highlighted ...Read More »