The components of Software Management Framework let you define and manage your software resources.
See About Software Management Framework.
Table: Components of Software Management Framework
A centralized model of the software that is known in your organization. The Software Catalog contains the meta data that describes your software resources.
In ITIL terms, the Software Catalog represents a portion of a Configuration Management Database (CMDB).
See About the Software Catalog.
See About software resources.
A secure directory that is the centralized repository of the definitive, authorized versions of the software that your organization manages. It is the physical source for your managed packages.
In ITIL terms, the Software Library is equivalent to a Definitive Software Library (DSL).
See About the Software Library.
See About software packages.
Tools to populate the Software Catalog and the Software Library and to manage their contents.
These tools let you create the software resources that you need to manage.
See Methods for populating the Software Catalog.
See How the Software Library is populated.
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