Chapter 11Sybase Software Asset Management (SySAM) 2.0

This chapter discusses the new release of SySAM. It addresses licensing, the new reporting features of SySAM, and the necessity for implementing version 2.0 of SySAM. Special attention will be given to the SySAM licensing environments, the Try and Buy option, how to acquire a license, and the reporting options that are provided. Detailed information about the product is available in the Sybase documentation. The goal of this chapter is to provide an overview of the functionality of SySAM 2.0.


Although concerns over software piracy have driven vendors to develop methods to ensure compliancy, many software companies still do not enforce their own licensing agreements. In part, ...

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