Insight recognized in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Software Asset Management Services


TEMPE, Arizona – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Insight Enterprises (Nasdaq: NSIT), the global provider of Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions â„¢ that maximize the value of IT, has been recognized as one of Gartner’s Top 11 Global Suppliers® 2021 Magic Quadrant â„¢ for managed software asset management (SAM) services. Insight believes this recognition validates the company’s all-in-one ability to help organizations not only maintain traditional software license compliance, but more importantly, better manage the economy of cloud consumption and optimize workloads in multi-cloud and edge environments.

Gartner defines SAM Managed Services as using the vendor’s proprietary SAM skills and methodologies to transform a customer’s existing processes and increase resources. Gartner predicted in the report, “Through 2023, the software asset management managed services market will continue to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 20% due to the challenges of customers managing multiple environments and employing expertise. ”

“Today more than ever, businesses need more efficient tools that provide them with actionable insights and the flexibility to optimize the critical software that delivers them, ”said Stan Lequin, senior vice president and general manager, Solutions at Insight. “This need will only grow as businesses process even more data using technologies such as the Internet of Things and artificial intelligence.

“As businesses understand this, they are also on top of how to best use their cloud spend based on what they have in their data center and the size of the workload. It’s no longer just about managing software or cloud services to guard against compliance issues and runaway costs. It’s the need for scalability and transparency, based on how data and applications evolve as the business grows and changes. This is ongoing governance and training as more and more areas of the business have a say in running in the cloud. Insight simplifies the complex by managing a customer’s entire cloud and edge ecosystem, unifying cloud and data strategy, software development, team support, pricing and cycle flexibility. life, ”said Lequin.

Insight’s SAM managed services are delivered through a global center of excellence led by more than 100 technical experts in cloud and software optimization who support global customers in all regions. Insight assists every step of the software management process, from procurement and finance operations to supporting customers through application modernization as customers rely more on cloud and edge technologies to function.

As businesses transform their businesses to digital, Insight’s services also extend beyond traditional software asset management to consider cloud optimization and DevOps through:

  • Optimization consulting aligning software strategy with business objectives through services focused on improving consumption and business positions both on-premise and in the cloud

  • Comprehensive cloud strategy to drive growth and streamline systems through asset governance, cloud management, and software as a service

  • Insight Cloud Inform, Insight’s proprietary cloud control solution to provide a continuous view of data and create actionable insights from multiple cloud instances through out-of-the-box dashboards

  • Derived business intelligence at the smart edge to optimize data, network usage, cloud storage, and IT spend; also including artificial intelligence services, as well as the implementation of IoT and ongoing services to purchase and support IoT devices

  • Managed IT support services to track cloud usage, identify improvements, manage end-user and network security, and provide remote technical support for infrastructure as well as all compute, network, storage and cloud

Insight’s procurement-based managed software services are enhanced by a global reach and vendor-agnostic approach, delivering:

  • A global myInsight self-service hardware purchasing platform, product and product lifecycle services, and cloud management of the Insight network from over 6,000 trusted partners to combine the best-fit technology solutions to software applications

  • Compliance and SAM-as-a-Service for software licenses from vendors of all sizes. License control and advice through audits to improve technology lifecycle management, recovery attribution and cost allocation

  • SAM tools, with ongoing monitoring and guidance, to automate most of the tasks required to maintain software license compliance and report only required information to publishers

The Gartner Magic Quadrant reports are the culmination of rigorous, fact-based research in specific markets, providing an overview of the relative positions of suppliers in markets where growth is high and supplier differentiation is distinct. Suppliers are positioned in four quadrants: leaders, challengers, visionaries and niche players. Research enables organizations to get the most out of market analysis based on their unique business and technology needs.

To read a free copy of the Gartner research report, please click here. For more information on Insight, visit or call 800-INSIGHT.


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Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Software Asset Management Managed Services, July 6, 2021, Stephen White et. Al.

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About Insight

Today, every business is a technology business. Insight Enterprises Inc. enables organizations of all sizes with Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions â„¢ and services to maximize the business value of IT. As a Fortune 500-ranked global provider of digital innovation, Cloud + Data Center transformation and connected workforce solutions and services, we help our customers successfully manage their IT today. transforming for tomorrow. From IT strategy and design to supply chain implementation, management and optimization, our employees help customers innovate and optimize their operations to run their businesses smarter. Find out more at NSIT-M


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