Altair SAO

Advanced Software Asset Optimization

Introduction to Altair Software Asset Optimization

Alhad Joshi provides an introduction to software asset optimization with Altair and how it yields significant efficiency and savings benefits for your organization.


Software Asset Optimization for Immediate Savings Impact

Altair enterprise computing and analytics VP Alhad Joshi shares how to optimize your software licenses for significant cost savings using Altair SAO.

ATC Presentations

Right-sizing Software Inventory Leveraging Altair SAO

Altair SAO users can right-size their software inventory to get maximum utilization and optimize software spend. In this article you'll see various right-sizing use cases to help you optimize your own licenses and pay for only what you need, no more and no less.

Technical Papers

Altair for HPC and Cloud Applications

In the data center and in the cloud, Altair’s industry-leading HPC tools let you orchestrate, visualize, optimize, and analyze your most demanding workloads.


Webinar - Optimize Usage and Save on your Engineering Software License Costs

Optimize Usage and Save on your Engineering Software License Costs


PBS Works Documentation

Documentation for PBS Works Products, including Release Notes, Programmer's Guides, User's Guides, and Administrator's Guides


Forecast Your Software Licensing Future with Altair SAO Predict

Altair SAO enables you to visualize and analyze global software inventories and utilization rates across facilities, divisions, departments, and users. With SAO, it’s easy to pinpoint underutilized assets for better business planning and forecasting. Because we have deep domain expertise in not only HPC but also business analytics and software licensing systems, Altair is uniquely qualified to offer powerful SAO solutions tailored to the individual requirements of each organization. The Altair SAO Predict module is a “what-if” simulator — an entirely new approach to exploring configuration alternatives using a virtual license manager and the data generated by SAO. In this webinar, SAO expert Alhad Joshi, Altair's Vice President of Enterprise Analytics Solutions, showcases the benefits of using SAO and SAO Predict in a global organization.


Altair SAO Datasheet

License administrators, engineering managers, and business analysts need advanced reporting and analytics to support data-driven planning and decision-making. With Altair SAO, you get an easy-to-use data collection, analysis, and visualization solution.


Altair SAO Predict: SAO Module for Right-sizing Global Software Inventories

Corporate software license costs are a significant slice of IT and department budgets. Altair SAO Predict is an add-on that augments the Altair SAO software asset optimization solution — and it lets you get license costs under control by systematically collecting, visualizing, analyzing, and optimizing your software license inventories.