Device Inventory Management

Device inventory management in the IT industry involves tracking and managing all hardware devices within an organization. This includes computers, laptops, servers, networking equipment, mobile devices, and other physical assets that make up the organization’s IT infrastructure.

Effective IT inventory management ensures accurate records of device details, locations, and conditions. This is crucial for optimizing resource utilization, maintaining security, and ensuring compliance:

  • Identification: The process begins by identifying all devices utilized within the organization.
  • Tracking: Once devices are identified, they are cataloged with detailed information, including device name, model, serial number, location, assigned user, warranty information, and other relevant details.
  • Monitoring and updates: The inventory database is regularly updated to reflect changes such as device additions, removals, upgrades, or relocations, ensuring all devices are current and secure.
  • Lifecycle management: This involves managing the entire lifecycle of devices, from procurement to disposal. It includes tracking warranties and maintenance contracts.

Adding your enrolled devices to the inventory list #

Enrolling your organization’s devices in Applivery will automatically add them to your inventory list.

Clicking on any item will open a right-side menu where you can edit fields related to hardware, purchase, lifecycle, metadata, and add notes.

Inventory item

Adding other items to the inventory list #

You can also create a new inventory item by clicking the + Create inventory item button.

Updated on June 27, 2024
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