A June 26 request for information from the Bureau of Information Resources Management calls on interested vendors to respond with their products’ features according to government’s specifications, with a due date of July 10.
The State Department wants the asset discovery tools to gain insights into its computer network environment and reduce license fees and maintenance costs.
The sourcing management division intends to use the technical tools to support operations of an enterprise IT change control board, accessible electronic IT and enterprise licensing functions.
Interested companies are required to outline how they would integrate endpoint management tools into service management, summarize computer hardware found on the network, migrate computer systems, identify distributed software use activity and determine unused software.
The RFI also asks vendors to provide information on license discovery features, license type knowledge base and software usage metering.