License Management (SmartTrack)

Reduce costs, and complexity of software and cloud licenses

Aspera is now USU!

The leading provider of software asset management solutions is now part of USU.

Benefit from an even broader range of solutions and services in software asset management and IT & customer service management.

Aspera is now USU!

Instantly know the licenses you need

Get the strategic solution for managing your software costs and risks.USU Software Asset Management tracks every IT environment from on-premises to cloud, and covers all license types and software such as Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, IBM, VMware, Adobe, and AWS. The solution runs powerful analyses to calculate exactly the software licenses you need and ensure that your licensing is used legally. We handle all the complex calculations — so you don’t have to.

You'll benefit by

savings in license costs
ROI in first 6-12 months
ROI in under 3 years

Top benefits of License Management

Cost reduction

Minimize what you spend on licenses, and maximize how you save

Automation you need

Instantly calculate the licenses you need for servers, virtual servers, and cloud

Compliance you trust

Get accurate analysis that shows how your usage matches your contracts

Audit response

Prepare ahead of audits so you can defend your contracts and usage

Cost avoidance

Keep an eye on finances for budget, maintenance, and support costs

Cost projections

See critical software history and trends to support your business decisions

Built for big IT and easy integration

For over two decades, USU Software Asset Management has optimized software and cloud licenses for large companies and Global Fortune 500s. Our solution is built for enterprises with many employees and data centers that stretch globally, and it easily scales up (or down) in complex IT environments.

It’s important that your SAM solution operational immediately. That’s why we integrate directly with your tools and systems that are already in place, so the implementation and deployment are seamless and secure. For greater flexibility, the solution can be hosted in the USU cloud or run on-premises in your data center.

Built for big IT and easy integration

Manage your licenses everywhere


Data centers are where the highest savings are possible, and the biggest audit pitfalls are hiding. SmartTrack controls the complexity and costs.


Identify virtual versus physical machines, map their relationships and topology, and simulate new configurations in a sandbox.


Closely watch your SaaS, PaaS and IaaS services, as the solution analyzes your cloud metrics and tracks every subscription.


Track on-premises software and cloud services together, while the solution evaluates your transition to the cloud.

Webinar on Demand

Container Discovery & IBM Cloud Paks

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Container discovery and hybrid cloud storage delivers agility, mobility, and operational efficiency. IBM has taken a new, more flexible approach to licensing with its Cloud Paks.

New technologies often bring changes in licensing requirements, so it’s more important than ever to understand your licensing options for IBM Cloud Paks.

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S/4HANA & Digital Access: Mastering the SAP® Licensing Challenge

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According to current surveys, 80% of SAP customers have either already transitioned to SAP S/4HANA, are in the process of doing so, or are planning a migration.

Every vendor does licensing differently. We handle them all.

All essential cloud services

Including: Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, Oracle Database, IBM PVU, Microsoft Windows Server, Microsoft SQL Server

50+ built-in connectors

Including: Altiris, BDNA, BMC, HP, ILMT, Microsoft SCCM, ServiceNow, VMware, Adobe Creative Cloud, Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform

The “big” software vendors

Including: Microsoft, SAP, Oracle, IBM, VMware, Adobe, Citrix, HP, CA, Autodesk, Symantec, Attachmate, Red Hat, Embarcadero

Integrated database for software recognition

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ITAM Review’s Enterprise SAM License Management Certification

The leading industry analyst has independently certified that our solution meets the highest product standards and requirements for complex enterprise environments, highlighting our fast ROI, scalability, managed services and partnership approach.

ITAM Review’s Enterprise SAM License Management Certification
White Paper

CIO Report: Managing Software in the New Business Paradigm

Use new 2020 research to modernize how your organization manages software in today’s hybrid business environment.

1,200+ brands and global market leaders choose USU

Meet our customers
County of Santa ClaraExxon General Electric
Guardian LifeGwinnett CountyLinkedIn
New HanoverRegions Bank

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💬︎ Insights

Gartner Report: Reduce Unexpected Licensing Costs With SAP® SaaS