Compliance management

Enforcing compliance policies and assessing assets is difficult and time-consuming. To complicate matters, compliance standards are often interpreted differently from one auditor to another. As a result, compliance can quickly become a moving target. Reduce your compliance risk with the most comprehensive asset inventory and PC lifecycle management solution on the market today - and automate policy compliance across Windows, Mac, and Linux® environments.

With BMC Client Management Compliance, along with BMC Client Management Inventory, and Patch, you can quickly evaluate and remediate corporate, regulatory, and industry compliance requirements with a single database and console.

The following table lists the main features of compliance management:

Intelligent software recognitionAssess licensable software units, choose what you want to manage, add licenses, and track usage with software inventory normalization for consistency.
Automated patchingKeep desktop and server software current with fully-automated, wizard configurable, set-it-and-forget-it patch management.
Security software "manager of managers"View, control, monitor, and update all major anti-virus and anti-spyware software from a single source; apply definition updates and security settings; deploy out-of-the-box compliance templates and customizable alerts.
Compliance managementDefine policies based on your vendors' licensing agreements and other regulatory standards with essential tools, reports, and templates for PCI, ISO 27001, ISO 27002, NIST, and Microsoft hardening guides.
Compliance checkVisually identify your compliance status with new dashboards and drill-down functionality.
Software meteringTrack the actual usage of any given application and redeploy unused software licenses to other users.
Dynamic groupsIdentify, group, and remediate those devices that do not adhere to defined compliance policies.
Agent/agentlessSupport both agent and agentless discovery of assets with detailed configuration information.
Multi-OS supportSupport the discovery of software licenses on network devices for Windows, MacOS, Linux, and VMware, including workstations, servers, laptops, mobile machines, and network devices, such as printers.
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