Tommy the Tech
Power Failure
Senseis of Sneak Attack Prevention• Network config backups• UPS Management• Warranty Information
What is enough?
License Audit
Standby Samurai      •   Planning Purchases          with reports      •   License Management
Microsoft Audit…Some Helpful Tips
Fear of MS licensing audit...
Software Verification Process• Add Product Key where needed• Set License Details (# of seats, type, etc)• Verify Seat lice...
Staying Connected
Questions?
Dodging IT Sneak Attacks with Proactive Measures in Spiceworks
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  • Symptoms: 1. Switches back online still no internet2. Legacy system power supply fried3. UPS battery failure
  • Out of the box, these already there.DEMO
  • Using widget to justify purchases – is short term view onlyBoss states “I just BOUGHT you a server last week!”next
  • Business Software Alliance called – wants to audit youTommy finds licensing information a mess, keys on sticky notes, missing/unlabeled discs, etcnext
  • With a little training, these young grasshoppers can become masters. Put some elbow grease in. next
  • Office upgrade instead of full license. Cheaper, but no goodMS Audited them, original bill was $400,000. Talked them down to $200,000 but still huge hitnext
  • End user needed Adobe Photoshop for project over weekend, IT couldn’t get it installed in time.Downloaded illegal copy of Photoshop until he received legit copy on Monday. BSA got word, person lost their job even though company had unused Photoshop licenses available. next
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  • Being proactive means continuing to stay on the cutting edge of technology and trends. Community allows you to do so.
  • Dodging IT Sneak Attacks with Proactive Measures in Spiceworks

    1. 1. Tommy the Tech
    2. 2. Power Failure
    3. 3. Senseis of Sneak Attack Prevention• Network config backups• UPS Management• Warranty Information
    4. 4. What is enough?
    5. 5. License Audit
    6. 6. Standby Samurai • Planning Purchases with reports • License Management
    7. 7. Microsoft Audit…Some Helpful Tips
    8. 8. Fear of MS licensing audit...
    9. 9. Software Verification Process• Add Product Key where needed• Set License Details (# of seats, type, etc)• Verify Seat licenses• Upload receipts/purchase orders
    10. 10. Staying Connected
    11. 11. Questions?

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