SaaS Usage Monitoring Is a Two-Way Street

Today SaaS vendors grow up like mushrooms after the summer rains. With the emergence of cloud-based services, adoption of new applications has become as easy as never before. Big investments are no longer necessary. SaaS applications have equalled big and small businesses: deployment of SaaS apps is easy, doesn’t require big up-front payments or any […]

What SaaS Vendors Are Silent About in Their Reports: Keep your Ears Open and Take Action

We’ve already talked a lot about increasing SaaS adoption rates. Organizations rely on SaaS applications in critical operations more and more often. It’s stipulated by numerous benefits that SaaS provide to businesses. First of all, it’s a seeming cost reduction. Secondly, simplicity of SaaS deployment allow business units remain flexible and do not interrupt the […]

SaaS Cost Optimization Best Practices

According to BDO, 74% of Tech CFOs say cloud computing will have the most measurable impact on their business in 2017. Considering undeclining SaaS adoption rates and that an increasing number of SaaS app purchases are made bypassing IT and Procurement, thus exposing the whole business to security and compliance risks, as well as extra […]

Adopting Value-Adding SaaS Procurement

Procurement is an important function nearly in any company. The common view is that the Procurement’s major objective is to drive the bottom line down. However, the recent trend among the companies is shifting the focus from cutting costs to adding value. We, at Binadox, suggest you adopting the idea of a value-adding procurement in […]

Another Perspective of SaaS Monitoring

Increasingly more Software Asset Management (SAM) tools target to fight security vulnerabilities to protect enterprise systems from hacker attacks, including ransomware, through monitoring unsupervised SaaS applications used by employees. And it isn’t out of place considering the latest trend – WannaCry spreading. WannaCry is a worm that exploits vulnerabilities in the Windows OS to spread […]

Binadox Introduces the Box Connector

The Binadox Software License Compliance and Asset Management Solution now features a connector for Box. The Box connector synchronizes your Binadox account with your Box account to improve productivity and efficiency when managing your software assets and reviewing license agreements and terms of service. The Box connector enables you to upload license files from your […]

CIO’s Role Evolution

In the previous post we described how SaaS proliferation has influenced Software Asset Management (SAM), in this post we’ll talk about how SaaS apps explosion is impacting the role of the Chief Information Officer (CIO). The CIO used to be responsible for software procurement planning and cost optimization. The IT department worked in close tandem […]

Portable Applications: Any Risks?

Portable applications might not be in all headlines today, but they are still in use and deserve our attention. Portable apps are programs that do not require installation on your machine to be used. Portable applications can be stored on removable devices – such as USB drives, CDs and external HDDs – or can be […]

SAM: Shifting Focus to SaaS Cost Optimization

Software Asset Management (SAM) has been in the service of IT teams since the beginning of 1990s. In the age of on-premises software SAM tools served mainly to achieve software license compliance. However, the situation has changed and so has SAM. Today we live in the age of the cloud. And according to Gartner, in […]

How to save IT budget on SaaS subscriptions and software compliance