Lansweeper is a software solution designed of offer network administrators a simple and effective tool for hardware and software audit.
Lansweeper makes it possible to scan an entire network an extract detailed information about the software that is installed on every single computer which is connected and running. This way, you’re always kept up to speed when it comes to what applications are being used, which version they are running and most important of all, you can check to see license and manufacturer information.
Moreover, Lansweeper can alert you of any hardware changes, whether a component is removed or changed, you’re instantly made aware of the situation.
Lansweeper isn’t really an application for the fainthearted when it comes to network monitoring as it can be overwhelming if you don’t have any experience with this type of software. This doesn’t mean that it is not user-friendly, it’s actually very well structured and displays a comprehensive interface but it does take you a couple of good minutes to get into the details of each function to understand it.
Besides the tabbed structure, the application is also made up of multiple panels that you can edit, reposition and remove at any time making Lansweeper a very versatile tool. You are able to rearrange it’s layout and create new tabs which you can customize with the widgets you need.
Lansweeper provides a wide range of report templates which you can use. They come in categories such as ‘Active Directory’, ‘Asset’, ‘Autorun’, ‘Bus’, ‘Chart’, ‘License’, ‘Network’, ‘Services’, ‘Software’, ‘Workstation’ and more. Each report can be exported to XLS, CSV and XML formats.
It goes without saying that they can be customized to fit your needs and you can very well create your own template from scratch with just the information you need to extract.
With the above to consider and much more to discover, Lansweeper is indeed monitoring and reporting tool that can meet and exceed any demand you have.