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  • 3 SaaS Contracts Negotiation Strategies - Featured Shot

    3 SaaS Contracts Negotiation Strategies

    Zone of possible agreement or ZOPA in negotiation is used to get the best deal possible for both parties, including you and the vendor.

  • 4 Ways of Giving Quick Access to Tools While Onboarding Employees- Featured Shot

    4 Ways of Giving Quick Access to Tools While Onboarding Employees

    Giving employees access to tools while onboarding is an important task for IT admins. Multiple ways to onboard new employees, like SMPs and SSOs, provide a seamless experience.

  • What Makes Zluri the Most Accurate SaaS Management Platform- Featured Shot

    What Makes Zluri the Most Accurate SaaS Management Platform

    Zluri has the largest direct integration number, over 750 applications, and keeps growing every month.

  • How Zluri Saves Time and Money for IT Teams- Featured Shot

    How Zluri Saves Time and Money for IT Teams

    Zluri is a SaaS management platform that provides all of the features necessary to manage your SaaS apps.

  • Zluri Updates (August): SAML Login, Playbook delay feature , Bulk Onboarding/ offboarding- Featured Shot

    Zluri Updates (August): SAML Login, Playbook delay feature , Bulk Onboarding/ offboarding

    We have released some essential features like SAML Login, Playbook delay feature , Bulk Onboarding/ offboarding and more this month. Apart from that, we have also developed many other enhancements & new direct integrations for this month to help you save time and money in managing SaaS.

  • 12 Vendor Security and Privacy Assessment Software (RFP Issuer and Responder)- Featured Shot

    12 Vendor Security and Privacy Assessment Software (RFP Issuer and Responder)

    Vendor security and privacy assessment software assists in identifying, evaluating, and regularly reevaluating the vendors.

  • 10 Best IT Risk Management Software- Featured Shot

    10 Best IT Risk Management Software

    As your organization increases the adoption of SaaS apps, you are increasing your reliance on SaaS vendors. With more vendors assessing your information, you increase the complexity of your IT risk management policies. 

  • Top 8 GRC Software in 2022- Featured Shot

    Top 8 GRC Software in 2022

    The GRC tools are not one-size-fits-all kinds of stuff. A wide range of products and solutions are available in the market to meet the requirements of various kinds of businesses. Because of this, choosing a perfect GRC tool can be a little difficult for you.

  • Top 12 Compliance Automation Tools in 2022- Featured Shot

    Top 12 Compliance Automation Tools in 2022

    Compliance automation tools ensure the protection of specific kinds of data and are governed according to the applicable regulation. For example, specific kinds of patient data need to be protected according to HIPAA regulations. 

  • Best SaaS Buying Platforms in 2022- Featured Shot

    Best SaaS Buying Platforms in 2022

    SaaS buying platforms help organizations to create a seamless buying experience and establish an appropriate workflow for the buying process.

  • How to Track Software License- Featured Shot

    How to Track Software License

    The lack of appropriate software license management can cost your company time, money, and valuable resources. In order to optimize your valuable time and money, a centralized solution is a must that will track the various software licenses in the organization.

  • 7 Tools for Eliminating Shadow IT that Actually Works- Featured Shot

    7 Tools for Eliminating Shadow IT that Actually Works

    To eliminate all the risks arising from shadow IT, you need a tool to help you gain visibility to all the software in your organization.

  • How to Choose a SaaS Management Platform? (2022 SMP Buying Guide)- Featured Shot

    How to Choose a SaaS Management Platform? (2022 SMP Buying Guide)

    The discovery engine is the foundation of a SaaS management solution. Any SMP can be only as good as its discovery engine. All the other features, like license, vendor, contract management, spend optimization, etc., are based on the discovery engine. 

  • Top 19 IT Managed Service Providers (MSP)- Featured Shot

    Top 19 IT Managed Service Providers (MSP)

    Managed service providers proactively monitor a business’s network, minimize IT problems, and troubleshoot any issues that come up on the network. With advancements in cloud computing, most of the IT work is available for outsourcing.

  • SASE vs. CASB: What's the Difference?- Featured Shot

    SASE vs. CASB: What's the Difference?

    Security has become a major challenge as the world undergoes a transformative change in working. Flexible, cloud-based network security technologies like SASE and CASB provide a solution to this.

  • Master Service Level Agreement Checklist- Featured Shot

    Master Service Level Agreement Checklist

    MSA provides all the terms and conditions that govern all the current and future activities and responsibilities.

  • 10 SaaS Access Control Best Practices - Featured Shot

    10 SaaS Access Control Best Practices 

    Access control systems and processes limit access to sensitive information, such as customer information, employee data, intellectual property, trade secrets, operational or inventory information, and industry-specific data.

  • Zluri Updates (July): Integrations version 2, Filters in workflows , Optimization Summary Report- Featured Shot

    Zluri Updates (July): Integrations version 2, Filters in workflows , Optimization Summary Report

    We have released some essential features like "Integrations version 2", "Filters in workflows", and more this month. Apart from that, we have also developed many other enhancements & new direct integrations for this month to help you save time and money in managing SaaS.

  • How to Manage SaaS Renewals- Featured Shot

    How to Manage SaaS Renewals

    Too many SaaS apps in the organization give rise to issues in managing SaaS renewals. It is quite time-consuming to keep track of a large number of SaaS app renewals.

  • 6 SaaS Management Mistakes to Avoid- Featured Shot

    6 SaaS Management Mistakes to Avoid

    Traditional methods of keeping track of all SaaS applications and their purchases is a time-consuming, error-prone, and effortful task. Proper SaaS management helps discover, organize and streamline SaaS applications across the organization. 

  • How to Optimize Your SaaS Spend- Featured Shot

    How to Optimize Your SaaS Spend

    The more SaaS apps are used, the more difficult it becomes for IT departments to manage them. This is due to the limited visibility into the company's SaaS ecosystem and no ownership.

  • CASB Deployment Modes (And How to Choose?)- Featured Shot

    CASB Deployment Modes (And How to Choose?)

    There are two types of CABS deployment modes, one is proxy, and the other is API. 

  • An Overview of Zluri’s Employee App Store- Featured Shot

    An Overview of Zluri’s Employee App Store

    The employee app store's dashboard is loaded with the apps in your organization. Employees can find details like which apps they are using and what apps are used in their department. This helps employees choose the right apps that will meet their needs.

  • Top 8 Alternatives to Eracent- Featured Shot

    Top 8 Alternatives to Eracent

    Zluri is a SaaS management platform that helps IT teams discover, optimize, manage and secure the SaaS apps in the organization.

  • Top 6 Cloud Migration Tools- Featured Shot

    Top 6 Cloud Migration Tools

    loud migration tools help in effectively moving data, applications, and workload. 

  • Top 6 Alternatives to Beamy- Featured Shot

    Top 6 Alternatives to Beamy

    Zluri is a SaaS management platform that helps IT teams discover, optimize, manage and secure the SaaS apps in the organization.

  • Top 7 Software Procurement Services (SaaS Negotiation Services)- Featured Shot

    Top 7 Software Procurement Services (SaaS Negotiation Services)

    Software procurement is a tricky job. For every app, there are multiple software vendors available, and you might be wondering how to get the best deal for your company.

  • Top 7 Alternatives to Basaas in 2022- Featured Shot

    Top 7 Alternatives to Basaas in 2022

    Basaas is a unified digital workplace and is based on a fully managed technology stack that you can utilize and streamline the user experience. It helps you gain insights into all the applications in your organization.

  • How to Optimize Your Zoom Licenses with Zluri?- Featured Shot

    How to Optimize Your Zoom Licenses with Zluri?

    When there are multiple users for Zoom across an organization, its license management can be challenging.

  • How CIOs can Ensure Business-IT Alignment (BIA)- Featured Shot

    How CIOs can Ensure Business-IT Alignment (BIA)

    Business-IT alignment effectively uses a company's IT resources to accomplish the organization's business goals. In a strategic sense, it is a method for predicting the company's future information technology requirements, ensuring that it will be ready to address the challenges posed by its rivals. 

  • Digital Resilience for Modern IT Teams- Featured Shot

    Digital Resilience for Modern IT Teams

    Digital Resilience supports businesses by providing a number of solutions to help them recover fast from disasters or disruptions utilizing digital technologies and processes. 

  • How Zluri's Discovery Engine Works- Featured Shot

    How Zluri's Discovery Engine Works

    Any SMP is as good as its discovery engine. This is because only depending on the discoverability of the SaaS in an organization the SMP will be able to manage, optimize and secure the applications.  

  • The Best Alternatives to Genuity in 2022- Featured Shot

    The Best Alternatives to Genuity in 2022

    Though Genuity is a good SaaS management software, it has a steep learning curve. There are several other SaaS management tools available that can meet your needs if you’re looking for alternatives.

  • How to Eliminate Shadow IT- Featured Shot

    How to Eliminate Shadow IT

    With their increased adoption in recent times, SaaS apps make up for the major portion of shadow IT. They are the main driver of shadow IT, and this is a growing concern for IT teams.  

  • Top 12 Resources for IT Teams- Featured Shot

    Top 12 Resources for IT Teams

    IT teams must equip themselves with the latest skills and knowledge and keep an eye on the latest technology updates and releases. 

  • How to Become IT Director- Featured Shot

    How to Become IT Director

    An IT director is the head of the IT department of a company. They manage information and computer systems

  • How to Optimize your Google Workspace Licenses- Featured Shot

    How to Optimize your Google Workspace Licenses

    There are high chances that your current Google Workspace license is unoptimized. Inappropriate SaaS management practices may lead to inefficiencies in the form of unused licenses, redundant apps, and more. You might end up paying more than what is required. Moreover, it might raise compliance and security issues.

  • Zluri Updates (June): Automation Rules, Download Licences & Contracts , Integration Admin Role- Featured Shot

    Zluri Updates (June): Automation Rules, Download Licences & Contracts , Integration Admin Role

    We have released some essential features like "Automation Rules", "Integration Admin role" and more this month. Apart from that, we have also developed many other enhancements & new direct integrations for this month to help you save time and money in managing SaaS.

  • Business Application Manager Job Description (2022)- Featured Shot

    Business Application Manager Job Description (2022)

    Business application managers are responsible for managing one or more computer applications or programs within an organization. The programs may include software such as online stores, customer relationship management systems, pay roles systems, and even manage vendor relations.

  • Top 8 Alternatives to AssetSonar- Featured Shot

    Top 8 Alternatives to AssetSonar

    Zluri is a SaaS management platform that helps IT teams discover, track, manage and monitor SaaS apps. It optimizes SaaS spend and maximizes the ROI.

  • SaaS Operations Glossary- Featured Shot

    SaaS Operations Glossary

    Knowing the terms and acronyms used in SaaS operations will help you to communicate and collaborate better.

  • Top 10 Software Asset Management Service Providers in 2022- Featured Shot

    Top 10 Software Asset Management Service Providers in 2022

    SAM service providers aid in the development of software asset management best practices and the control of the software environment. 

  • IT Procurement Manager Job Description w/ Role & Responsibilities- Featured Shot

    IT Procurement Manager Job Description w/ Role & Responsibilities

    IT procurement covers the activities involved in acquiring new technologies for your business. IT procurement brings a lot of responsibilities for IT procurement managers, that are required to smoothen the procurement process.

  • Top 7 Alternatives to Coreview in 2022- Featured Shot

    Top 7 Alternatives to Coreview in 2022

    Coreview is a good Microsoft 365 management tool, but it gets slow occasionally. In this article, we will discuss the 7 best alternatives to Coreview.

  • SaaS Spend Management Tools- Featured Shot

    SaaS Spend Management Tools

    SaaS spend management tools help you gain visibility over SaaS subscriptions and monitor their usage. It helps IT admin understand usage data, identify unnecessary spending, and make data-driven decisions.

  • Top 7 Alternatives to LeanIX in 2022- Featured Shot

    Top 7 Alternatives to LeanIX in 2022

    Though LeanIX is a good SaaS management platform, it is expensive. There are other affordable alternatives to LeanIX that also have the same or more beneficial features.

  • Privileged Identity Management - A Definite Guide- Featured Shot

    Privileged Identity Management - A Definite Guide

    A privileged account is commonly used by IT administrators, security teams, helpdesk, application owners, database administrators, etc. And are usually secured by passwords, multi-factor authentications, keys, session recordings, and behavior analytics, to name a few. 

  • Top G2 Track Alternatives in 2022 (In-Depth Comparison)- Featured Shot

    Top G2 Track Alternatives in 2022 (In-Depth Comparison)

    This article will discuss the various alternatives to G2 Track that will help your organization save costs and optimize your SaaS stack.

  • Top 8 Apptio Alternatives- Featured Shot

    Top 8 Apptio Alternatives

    Though Apptio is a good SaaS management solution, the occasional errors in it cause frustrating experiences. 

  • Top 10 Application Portfolio Management Software (In-Depth Comparison)- Featured Shot

    Top 10 Application Portfolio Management Software (In-Depth Comparison)

    Application Portfolio Management, often known as APM, refers to the process of managing and optimizing inventories of software applications in order to accomplish particular business goals.

  • Lessons from the Okta Breach for IT Asset Managers- Featured Shot

    Lessons from the Okta Breach for IT Asset Managers

    Attackers belonging to the Lapsus$ hacking group successfully compromised an endpoint used by a third-party support engineer of the Site by connecting to it using RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol). 

  • The Best Software Asset Management Tools in 2022 (In-Depth Comparison)- Featured Shot

    The Best Software Asset Management Tools in 2022 (In-Depth Comparison)

    SAM tools play a critical role in managing the software lifecycle. It helps you make informed decisions based on data and helps mitigate any future issues and damages. 

  • Top 6 Cledara Alternatives in 2022- Featured Shot

    Top 6 Cledara Alternatives in 2022

    Though Cledara is a good SaaS management software, there are other applications that provide the same or more beneficial features than Cledara at an affordable cost.

  • Top 8 User Provisioning Software and Tools- Featured Shot

    Top 8 User Provisioning Software and Tools

    Provisioning plays a significant role in managing the identity life cycle from onboarding to exit. A well-planned user provisioning approach can ensure the problem, like giving/revoking access, doesn't go out of your control.

  • Zluri Updates (May): SaaS Governance Insights, Procurement Admin Role, SaaS Owners- Featured Shot

    Zluri Updates (May): SaaS Governance Insights, Procurement Admin Role, SaaS Owners

    We have released some essential features like "SaaS Governance Insights", "Workflow Overview" and more this month. Apart from that, we have also developed many other enhancements & new direct integrations for this month to help you save time and money in managing SaaS.

  • IT Security Manager Job Description- Featured Shot

    IT Security Manager Job Description

    The work of the IT Security Manager comprises the planning and execution of security procedures that safeguard the data and information of an organization from being intentionally attacked, accessed without authorization, corrupted, or stolen.

  • IT Director Job Description- Featured Shot

    IT Director Job Description

    An IT Director oversees all information technology functions in the company. He/she is in charge of a team of IT managers and manages the company's technology operations. The implementation of new IT systems and policies is also done by an IT Director. Depending on the size and purpose of a company, the role of an IT director can vary greatly. 

  • SaaS Renewal Best Practice for IT and Procurement Teams- Featured Shot

    SaaS Renewal Best Practice for IT and Procurement Teams

    SaaS renewal is a crucial part of SaaS vendor management, and it comes under SaaS governance. However, manual renewals can also take weeks if renegotiation is required; hence it is necessary to be prepared. 

  • Best 9 Software License Management Tools- Featured Shot

    Best 9 Software License Management Tools

    Software license management (SLM) is part of overall software asset management (SAM). It involves the process of optimizing, documenting, and controlling total IT costs. An SLM tool helps to monitor and maintain all the software licenses of the organization.

  • How to Become a CIO- Featured Shot

    How to Become a CIO

    A CIO must be able to look at technology from both a business and technical perspective. The CIO should be able to demonstrate their ability to drive organizational transformation, build a creative culture, and develop a strategy to align IT with business.

  • Steal Our CIO Job Description- Featured Shot

    Steal Our CIO Job Description

    The chief information officer (CIO) is the executive in charge of the company's entire IT strategy and objectives. The CIO is responsible for ensuring that the organization's particular goals are met via the implementation of the IT infrastructure. 

  • Best Alternatives to Intello in 2022- Featured Shot

    Best Alternatives to Intello in 2022

    In this article, we will discuss the top alternatives to Intello. But before that, let’s learn more about Intello.

  • Top 10 Network Security Tools in 2022- Featured Shot

    Top 10 Network Security Tools in 2022

    Network security prevents unauthorized access of information or misuse of the organizational network. It includes hardware and software technologies designed to protect the safety and reliability of a network and data. 

  • Top 9 OneLogin Alternatives in 2022- Featured Shot

    Top 9 OneLogin Alternatives in 2022

    Though OneLogin is a good identity and access management tool, it is also expensive. There are many other IAM tools available that may meet your requirements if you’re looking for a cost-effective solution. 

  • Top 10 Tugboat Logic Alternatives- Featured Shot

    Top 10 Tugboat Logic Alternatives

    Compliance automation technology empowers businesses to streamline compliance-related workflows such as risk assessments, control evaluations, testing, and corrective action planning. As a result, it saves a lot of time compared to the manual process. 

  • What is DLP & How Does it Work? Explained 101- Featured Shot

    What is DLP & How Does it Work? Explained 101

    Data loss prevention is one of the vital strategies that can prevent your sensitive information from getting leaked online. You need to understand the ins and outs of DLP to implement the strategies in your existing business ecosystem.

  • Top Digital Transformation Frameworks- Featured Shot

    Top Digital Transformation Frameworks

    A digital transformation framework is a set of guidelines and a long-term plan that businesses utilize to help them navigate through the challenging landscape of digital transformation. It's a tool used by businesses to find out how to modify their current position to keep them ahead of their competitors.

  • Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Policies and Procedure- Featured Shot

    Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Policies and Procedure

    Data loss prevention (DLP) is an umbrella term that encompasses tools, methods, and practices that ensure end-users do not send vital or sensitive data outside of an organization and lose it. It keeps sensitive information from being accessed or stolen by anyone without the right authorization. 

  • 8 Best Miradore Alternatives (In-Depth Comparison)- Featured Shot

    8 Best Miradore Alternatives (In-Depth Comparison)

    With Miradore, you can stay updated about your device, automate device management across multiple operating systems, distribute business-critical apps and secure your company data.

  • Top 30 SaaS Management Platforms [updated 2022] - Featured Shot

    Top 30 SaaS Management Platforms [updated 2022]

    SaaS management platforms can vary in their use-case, functionality, and costs. In this list, you’ll find the best 30+ apps to help you narrow down your search.

  • How to Retain IT talent- Featured Shot

    How to Retain IT talent

    A company's commitment to employee retention is demonstrated via the implementation of policies and programs that reduce employee turnover. 

  • SaaS Management: The Most Comprehensive Guide - 2022- Featured Shot

    SaaS Management: The Most Comprehensive Guide - 2022

    Though with all its goodness, SaaS brings financial, security, and compliance risks to organizations. For IT teams, issues like providing and revoking access to employees during onboarding and offboarding or when their role changes are very time-consuming. 

  • How to Evaluate Your SaaS Stack for Security- Featured Shot

    How to Evaluate Your SaaS Stack for Security

    Using SaaS platforms means giving up on certain security controls because SaaS works on a shared responsibility model. As SaaS buyers, you don't have access to hardware and instances where the data is stored.

  • Top 10 Cloud Asset Management Software- Featured Shot

    Top 10 Cloud Asset Management Software

    Cloud asset management tools help you stay more secure and compliant as they enable you to keep track of critical security measures.

  • ITAM vs. ITSM- Featured Shot

    ITAM vs. ITSM

    ITAM and ITSM are the two most common responsibilities in the ITOps domain. The use cases and working approaches of the two, on the other hand, are complementary yet vastly different. 

  • SaaS Stats for CIOs & IT Heads- Featured Shot

    SaaS Stats for CIOs & IT Heads

    SaaS causes the proliferation of shadow IT, overspending, and security breaches. To curb all of these at once, IT leaders must be equipped with an automated SaaS Management tool that offers a centralized view of all the SaaS applications running in the organization. 

  • What is Data Sprawl and How to Manage it?- Featured Shot

    What is Data Sprawl and How to Manage it?

    The core reason for data sprawl at most modern organizations is SaaS sprawl. If you don't have control over your SaaS stack, you also lose control over the data residing in those apps.

  • Top 8 Alternatives to Forcepoint DLP (In-Depth Comparison)- Featured Shot

    Top 8 Alternatives to Forcepoint DLP (In-Depth Comparison)

    Though Forcepoint DLP is a good tool, if you're looking for a budget-friendly solution, it may not be suitable for you.

  • How to Establish SaaS Ownership in Your Organization- Featured Shot

    How to Establish SaaS Ownership in Your Organization

    Bringing accountability and ownership across organizations for SaaS applications is one of the foundational steps to ensure that organizations' SaaS stack is optimized and fully utilized. 

  • 8 Tools for IT Teams in the Remote Workplace- Featured Shot

    8 Tools for IT Teams in the Remote Workplace

    IT and security teams also use tools for securing endpoint devices and applications that employees use so that organizations' data remains secure. Apart from collaboration, communication, and security, there are many other tools that organizations can use and provide to employees to ensure that work is done properly in a remote work setup.

  • Zluri Updates (April): Financial System Filters, Redundant Apps Report, and Custom Entity Type- Featured Shot

    Zluri Updates (April): Financial System Filters, Redundant Apps Report, and Custom Entity Type

    We have released some essential features like "Redundant Apps Report", "Financial System Filters" and more this month. Apart from that, we have also developed many other enhancements & new direct integrations for this month to help you save time and money in managing SaaS.

  • User Provisioning Best Practices For SaaS Apps- Featured Shot

    User Provisioning Best Practices For SaaS Apps

    The main purpose for implementing user provisioning is for security and compliance. But in the SaaS world, there are much more shadow apps than those bought by the IT and procurement teams.

  • SaaS Optimization Guide for Modern IT Teams- Featured Shot

    SaaS Optimization Guide for Modern IT Teams

    An optimized SaaS stack provides organizations with a smooth experience for the employees and saves a lot of costs for the organization. Additionally, it helps in eliminating shadow IT risks and managing SaaS sprawl.

  • Zluri Awarded ITAM Review Certification for Enterprise SaaS Management- Featured Shot

    Zluri Awarded ITAM Review Certification for Enterprise SaaS Management

    We are beyond excited to announce that Zluri has received the Enterprise SaaS Management certification from the prestigious The ITAM Review.

  • Top 10 Software License Tracking Tools- Featured Shot

    Top 10 Software License Tracking Tools

    Software license tracking tool helps organizations proactively identify available, deployed and unused, or underused software licenses. Further, it ensures that deployed licenses are aligned with the compliance requirements and helps in keeping audits ready.

  • Remote Work Security Best Practices for IT Teams- Featured Shot

    Remote Work Security Best Practices for IT Teams

    To prevent any data breach, it is important to ensure that employees, as well as security teams, have the right set of tools and methodologies to deal with the different challenges of remote work.

  • 9 Service Level Agreement (SLA) Best Practices for IT and Procurement Teams- Featured Shot

    9 Service Level Agreement (SLA) Best Practices for IT and Procurement Teams

    Having an understanding of service level agreements (SLAs) and incorporating its best practices bring a lot of value to your organization. It helps you in aligning your internal requirements with service providers.

  • Data Classification: How SaaSOps Managers can Secure Organizational Data- Featured Shot

    Data Classification: How SaaSOps Managers can Secure Organizational Data

    The primary goal of data classification is to regulate the classification, use, disclosure, and security of the company's data, as well as that of its data subjects, in accordance with the needs, contractual as well as regulatory requirements.

  • 7 Best Offboarding Automation Tools for IT Teams (SaaSOps)- Featured Shot

    7 Best Offboarding Automation Tools for IT Teams (SaaSOps)

    Proper offboarding ensures that all the access to organizations' resources is revoked to prevent employees from having access to company data after they leave.

  • Types of Software Licenses for IT and Procurement Teams- Featured Shot

    Types of Software Licenses for IT and Procurement Teams

    A software license serves as both a contract and a key. It is a contract that establishes a software intellectual property agreement between the vendor and the user regarding how the software will be used. As a key, it permits the user to access the software and use it in accordance with the conditions of the software intellectual property agreement.