Software Asset Management Services SAM services designed around you

Aspera is now USU

Join us in an ongoing, flexible partnership

Software Asset Management (SAM) is more than installing a tool and flipping a switch. That’s why our Services team is here for you as an ongoing partnership. We offer services that are designed to each company’s needs, and support for our technology and the processes around it.

Get a trusted services partner

Join us in an ongoing, flexible partnership that looks out for your needs

Your single SAM resource

Get services and tools together for the best ROI and no gaps in results

Work with in-house experts

Your consultants are always our employees, with 20+ years in running SAM projects

Gartner Peers Insights Customer Choice 2020

4.5/5 stars in Gartner Peer Insights

Recognized by over 140 customers in Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice for Software Asset Management Tools 2020

Services designed for your needs

Our engagement can range from handling your essential day-to-day processes, to partnering on your long-term operations and strategy. We deliver our services with an in-house expert team and back them with our own tools — a unique combination that focuses on customer success.

SAM Technology Services

Support for your SAM tools, from start to forever

SAM Managed Services

Day-to-day care for your SAM business

SAM Vendor Services

Everything you need to manage each vendor

SaaS & Cloud Services

Know SaaS & cloud costs to identify savings

Did you know?

7 % increase in software spending is expected per year

40 % of software spend is unmanaged by a company

50 % of SAM roles take 3+ months to fill, and 20% take 6+ months

SAM Technology Services

Support for your SAM tools, from start to forever

Our Technology Services support your company in implementing, managing, and maintaining the USU solution. We handle the technology in efficient cost-effective operations, with the specialized tool expertise that’s difficult to build in-house, so your team can concentrate on their essential SAM activities.

SAM Implementation

Get fully implemented SAM with regular and automated updates

Hosting Services

Run your SAM in the USU cloud with high security and low costs

Health Check

See your SAM status quo with custom reports of gaps and improvements

SAM Solution as a Service

Our fully managed offering of SAM tools, hosting, and ongoing operations

SAM Managed Services

Day-to-day care for your SAM business

As your trusted partner, USU focuses on results and benefits, rather than starting from tasks and tools. This ranges from managing all data and inventory to delivering compliance and optimization. Our experts help your operations and reporting, while focusing on high-quality data and quality assurance.

Inventory Management

We monitor your end dates for subscriptions, maintenance and contracts

SAM Optimization

Constantly improve your software data, processes, and results

Compliance Management

Always know your baseline compliance and how to fix the gaps

SAM as a Service

Want help with it all? This package is full service out-tasking

SAM Vendor Services

Everything you need to manage each vendor

Do you have a pending issue with a software vendor? Get our support when license metrics change, or audit time arrives. We can run a fast one-time analysis of your vendor costs, do continuous optimization of cost savings and reductions, or find a stronger position for you to negotiate contracts.

Baseline Compliance

Get a snapshot of a key vendor’s costs, risks, and potential savings

Vendor Optimization

Analyze each vendor to identify the savings potential

Vendor Onboarding

Your starting point for daily activities and strategic processes

Audit Defense

Ease your pain with our help fulfilling audit requirements

SaaS & Cloud Services

Know SaaS & cloud costs to identify savings

Cloud is flexible – almost too flexible. We help with a full view of your SaaS applications and flexible reporting to keep that inventory up to date. Get support for managing costs such as join-move-leave processes, inefficient contracts, poor governance, and security risk.

SaaS Services

From discovery to optimization, keep in pace with rapid SaaS changes

Microsoft O365

Keep on top of subscriptions that are easy to lose control of

Amazon Web Services

Right-size your AWS investment by avoiding over-spending or under-using

Cloud Services

Manage and maintain your data center migration to cloud providers

Microsoft Azure

Manage your Azure costs and know the governance policies


Reduce wasted costs with a view of all instances, users, and usage

1,200+ brands trust USU

Companies across the globe rely on USU solutions to increase business agility, lower costs and reduce their risks through smarter services, simpler workflows and better collaboration.

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