Hardware Asset Variance is the contrast or difference observed in the hardware properties of the recent most asset baseline data. Asset attributes are defined with a baseline. If there is a variance to the specified baseline, the captured variance details would be notified to the technicians specified in the Baseline configuration.
Using the Hardware Variance, the Asset Managers can verify the latest Asset Discovery Data against the Asset Management Data and update the Asset Management Data or identify unauthorized Hardware upgrades or additions. Variance only in the Hardware Assets Attributes are considered.
- Unauthorized hardware device identification.
- Avoids discrepancies and updates Asset Management Data accurately.
- Helpful to configuration managers in taking appropriate actions like updating or removing the hardware.