The SAMsource Library?

The SAMsource Library is the definitive online source of completely independent real world information that is going to help you make informed SAM decisions.

We have nothing to sell other than knowledge gained from working in the software and SAM industries since 2000.

No bias, no hidden agenda, just honest opinion from industry experts who want to speak out.

Much of the Library's content is freely accessible for all to read (everything listed below).

To access 'How to do SAM', 'Reconciliation' and 'Implementing SAM' we invite you to join our free membership.

What is SAM?

SAM is an all encompassing term that covers three main areas:

1 Software purchasing - be careful

2 Confronting software compliance

3 Explaining software asset mgt

Treat SAM tools with caution

Licensing explained


Join our membership

Access all the information listed below and achieve great SAM results.

Get SAM right and your organisation will make significant savings.

Ignore SAM or get it wrong and you could easily end up paying £250+ per machine in corrective action.

All pages below marked * require free to join membership.

How to do SAM


Reduce software costs by 15% to 30%+*


Mitigate all compliance risks and avoid £100-£250 per machine

Control SAM costs and save £100+ per machine*

Define your Licence position

All the tips, tricks and shortcuts you need to define and maintain a licence position for your priority products with the least amount of effort.

These are trade secrets as written by auditors who have done the job hundreds of times.

Implementing SAM