Hardware Tracking Software

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Hardware Tracking Software

At my new job they have a lot of laptops out there and out way of tracking them is though excel. I was wondering if any of you have any ideas on a good app to use to track this instead of an excel document.
 

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SQL? Access? (insert favorite database application here)

What info from the laptop are you trying to track? You could write a WMI script (assuming you are running windows) to run at startup and write to a database (info like serial #, install date, CPU, model, memory, drive info, etc.. can all be pulled this way).

You could look at programs like WinAudit as well..

Depends on your needs..
 

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While I assume it's over the spectrum of what you need, I currently use LanDesk which does patch management, software distribution, and hardware tracking.
 
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Thanks for the ides guys. I was just going to make a access database but wanted to see what else is out there.
 

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