Hardware Asset Management

Nurture the hardware that runs your business

The business services that generate your revenue are running on an intricate technology stack comprised of on-premises hardware, software and cloud services. And the service is only as good as the weakest link. Flexera One’s Hardware Asset Management enables you to maximize your hardware investments and make critical hardware lifecycle, migration and modernization decisions.

Hardware Asset Management Benefits


Get the insight needed to manage your equipment

  • Get the enriched data required to minimize risk and costs of running your hardware
  • Manage assets throughout their lifecycle
  • Automate the lifecycle management process
  • Know the status of your assets from the time they’re requested until they’re disposed
Flexera provides enriched data required to minimize risk and costs of running your hardware

We tended to overbuy hardware in [some] cases, underbuy in other cases and not be able to properly check all the hardware assets so we didn’t know how to reallocate them. Now we see things getting moved around in the field and have great visibility of it. So I can show how we are essentially taking cost out of the business by effectively and efficiently managing hardware by repurposing, reallocating, and only buying what we need when we need it.

Managing Director, IT
Supply chain organization

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Hardware management doesn’t need to be hard

From automation to integrations, Flexera One provides what you need to get a handle on all your hardware.

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Automate the lifecycle

Flexera One automates the hardware lifecycle by integrating with hardware vendors, asset registers, procurement systems, inventory tools, barcoding equipment and disposal vendors to automatically set asset disposition. Now you can track assets as they move through their lifecycle and eliminate spreadsheets and manual processes.

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Be alerted to lifecycle
events and triggers

Stay informed as hardware arrives and reaches end of life, warranty expiration or lease termination so you can make decisions to reduce risk. Flexera One enables you to find leased, missing and “ghost” machines to help protect your data/IP. Utilize non-discoverable market data from Flexera One like hardware end of life/end of support to avoid outages.

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Save on software

Every year, companies toss millions of dollars of software into the virtual dumpster because the software is not reclaimed as assets are disposed. Flexera One automatically reclaims software and subscriptions as hardware is retired or refreshed so you can preserve your investment in the software licenses consumed by every piece of hardware.

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Capitalize on integrations

Utilize existing inventory tools in the environment and/or use Flexera One’s discovery and normalization capabilities to inventory all your assets. Integrate with ITSM to deliver maximum return on investment with clean, relevant and up-to-date CI data.

IT Asset Management Capabilities

IT Asset Management that makes the exponential manageable

Software License Management Dashboard

Obtain a clear SaaS picture to rein in spend

ServiceNow, Salesforce, Workday, Microsoft. What if you could shave off even a few percentage points from your SaaS costs for all of them? With Flexera One, you get a current and complete picture of SaaS usage to support your business stakeholders while optimizing SaaS spend with all your vendors. Flexera One enables you to take action by discovering shadow SaaS, removing redundant applications and optimizing subscriptions based on actual usage automatically. 

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Software Asset Management Dashboard

Optimize software from on-prem to cloud

Your software portfolio is quickly expanding into private and public clouds with BYOSL. At the same time, Microsoft is creating hybrid use rights and IBM is offering Cloud Paks. And we thought capacity-based licensing in the data center was hard. You need more than a workflow to optimize your software spend and mitigate audit risks—that’s where Flexera One comes in. Flexera One is the only SAM solution to solve the exponentiality of licensing with depth, breadth, algorithms and automation required to truly create a trusted and accurate license position.

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Software Request and Reclamation Catalog

Establish the guardrails for automated governance

Your employees are a click and a credit card charge away from bringing new technologies into your business. With Flexera One’s capabilities, you can proactively reduce the sprawl and provide end users with a catalog of approved software, SaaS and cloud instances–helping you get them within guard rails while enabling the business to be agile and innovative. If they aren’t using what they buy, you can reclaim it to avoid future costs. And Flexera One integrates with ITSM providers so you can meet users where they are and provide a seamless end-user experience.

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Maximize your hardware investments no matter where they are

The remote workforce brought on new challenges and amplified the need for hardware asset management. Flexera Ones helps you make critical hardware lifecycle decisions to support user productivity, business continuity and make the most of your hardware investments. Enabling you to manage the hardware you own or lease, no matter where it is.

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2021 State of the Cloud report

Thought Leadership

How has tech spend been impacted this past year?


have increased
public cloud spend


will increase spend
on remote IT staffing


say digital transformation
is the top initiative

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*Figures have been rounded to the nearest integer.

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