Certero for Cloud

Protect your organization from Shadow IT, Cloud Sprawl and Bill Shock with our highly advanced and automated cloud asset management solution for SaaS, PaaS and IaaS applications.

Certero for Cloud addresses the key challenges of Cloud Asset Management (CAM).

Certero for Cloud provides full visibility of SaaS, PaaS and IaaS applications being delivered via the Cloud, helping you to efficiently and effectively manage and optimize licenses to control costs and improve governance. Crucially it can also help you plan or refine your on-going Cloud adoption strategy to maximize results and minimize shocks.

  • Provisioned in public or private Cloud, on-premise or any hybrid combination, with full functionality and no compromise
  • Cloud deployments can be implemented in minutes – not months – helping you meet your objectives quicker and deliver value faster than you can with any rival solutions
  • Works holistically and optimally with all Certero products via the Certero Management Platform, comprising one single data source, one UI and one UX
  • Powerful, interactive and customizable reporting functionality
  • Simplifies and automates complex Cloud Asset Management processes
  • Complimented by Certero’s range of world-class services

Visualize

  • Gain a comprehensive and detailed understanding of your entire Cloud estate
  • Expand access to subscription data within SaaS, PaaS and IaaS portals, overcoming bottlenecks and increasing visibility for decision makers across the organization
  • Discover key SaaS applications in use across the organization, regardless of which department purchased the subscription
  • Virtual machine discovery across public Cloud vendors, including full inventory of software components running in each environment
  • Accurate usage data covering key SaaS applications, and PaaS and IaaS environments
  • Align technology with business goals
  • Automate the collection of data critical to establishing an accurate license position

Optimize

  • Control licenses to ensure you are only paying for what you need
  • Identify and assist reassignment of duplicate or unused SaaS subscriptions
  • Identify and assign the most cost-effective SaaS subscription level for each user
  • Role and responsibility based access for IaaS or PaaS environments, ensuring effective governance and cost control
  • Proactively manage and negotiate SaaS agreement renewals

Analyze

  • Generate the information and intelligence required to support business decision-making
  • Advanced analytics and reporting, from our single data source, provides deeper understanding and insight into subscription and usage of SaaS, PaaS and IaaS portals
  • Granular, component-level utilization metrics for key SaaS applications
  • Consolidated view of all applications, environments and device usage across public or private Cloud, on-premise and mobile
  • Highlight risks associated with software usage in public Cloud environments

Strategize

  • Access detailed, accurate and current information to facilitate planning and ensure migration to the Cloud is undertaken for the right reasons, avoiding any unexpected shocks
  • Usage data across all users in the environment will help identify and validate actual application requirements
  • Visibility and intelligence relating to software utilization within an existing on-premise environment aids identification of potential licensing issues associated with PaaS or IaaS migrations
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Benefits

Certero for Cloud, the world’s most advanced and automated Cloud Asset Management (CAM) solution, will ensure your organization is full in control of SaaS, PaaS and IaaS applications and their associated costs, protecting you against Shadow IT, Cloud Sprawl and Bill Shock.

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Improve analysis and reporting by gaining access to previously inaccessible data for your Cloud applications

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Accurate discovery, inventory and consumption tracking of applications delivered in the Cloud

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Information from the Cloud can be combined with that pertaining to on-premise deployments, providing a complete end-to-end view of your IT estate

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Complete visibility of all the data needed to ensure a smooth and successful migration to the Cloud, with fully controlled costs

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Certero for Cloud, like all of Certero’s products, are all genuinely Cloud Ready Now

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Enjoy the benefits of Cloud adoption, safe in the knowledge that your investment is being properly managed to deliver maximum value at minimum cost

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Accurate and granular insight into IaaS, PaaS and SaaS usage across your organization, regardless of who is using or paying for them

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Total visibility of all Cloud applications and their usage delivers better budgeting, forecasting and cost control

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Works holistically and optimally with all Certero products via the Certero Management Platform, comprising one data source, one UI and one UX