Does your company use computers that have up-to-date software? Creating a hardware inventory is necessary for small and large-size organizations.
In this digital world, creating a computer hardware inventory doesn’t require pen and paper. When using Total Network Inventory 3, you can manage and create a PC hardware inventory without having to leave your chair.
The hardware inventory management software will view your entire network, scan it, then record the details on each computer, software packages that are installed, and the OS system that’s running.
In this quick guide, we’ll show you why outdated software can be an issue and a way to fix the issue so that your company can thrive.
What’s Wrong With Outdated Software?
When using hardware inventory management software, it will tell you what systems are using outdated software. Using such software can result in an unpatched security vulnerability. As a result, your network can get exposed to attacks by hackers and suspicious third parties.
Total Network Inventory helps you organize the software packages on all computers in your computer. This keeps the computers up to date and secure. This helps you keep your network safe and operating properly.
How Does Total Network Inventory 3 Assist Me?
You have to make sure that your computers are installed in the latest operating system. While you can use outdated software, it’s going to take time for Total Network Inventory 3 to work with it.
Once installed, you can do the following things:
- Reported PC hardware inventory information doesn’t just have high-level device specifications. For most of these assets, you can find the serial number, model name, and the manufacturer if it’s specified by the device vendor. Also, you’ll get extra parameters such as free and total space on each hard drive.
- Selected one or multiple computers in your network can be remotely scanned to find hardware assets data. This scan is quick, meaning that you can audit the entire network within minutes. Scan engines don’t need any client installation on your PCs so that it can work in multiple environments.
- After completing the remote scan, you can have full inventory information for each remote PC. It includes audit data for each subsystem and device, such as for the motherboard, process, hard drive, graphics card, and CD/DVD drive. This will give you detailed inventory.
- You can navigate through all the hardware inventory information to find what’s required. All of the assets are grouped via type, for instance, processors only. For a particular asset that you can find on whatever PC is installed, or make complex queries like finding computers with a Windows 10 operating system and 4 GB of memory or less.
- When a network scan is completed, you’ll have a summarized overview of the assets that you can have across the network. You can aggregate the assets by a vendor, model, and additional parameters to get a complete number of installations for every asset and find the estimate upgrade costs and find spent costs.
Overall, the Total Network Inventory 3 will help manage your company’s hardware with ease. But, take the time in learning the system and utilizing it before your company makes the switch. Ultimately, give it a chance and use other software if this one doesn’t meet your preferences.