What is the best software to scan a network for software installations, patches, hardware information, etc.

Posted on 2004-11-01
Last Modified: 2006-11-17
I need to purchase a scanning/inventory to review the network...  Any server software suggestions would be great as well...

-software installations
-hardware information (serial numbers, bios information)
Question by:copio

    Author Comment

    FYI:  Cost is a factor, please suggest low cost products as my company is relucatnat to spend money.
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    Assisted Solution

    Hi Copio,

    Well the cheapest / best out there for cost and effectivness is TrackIT.

    here are some alternatives  ??

    hope that will help you on your way....


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    Accepted Solution


    Are you looking for inventory tracking software or network monitoring software? I am little bit confused. If you are looking for the first one then I will agree with the expert godd31 first option :

    But if you are looking for network monitoring software then you can use one of these:



    Author Comment

    The Languard software looks like the best fit for us, thanks for the help.  Both suggestions are great...
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    Expert Comment

    by:Sohel Rana
    Thanks copio.


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