Snow Product Training

Official Snow product training helps you get the most from your Snow Software Asset Management platform

Snow is committed to helping customers realize the full benefit of their investment in Software Asset Management (SAM) through the delivery of effective training courses designed for both new and experienced SAM professionals. 

Snow training courses for both end users and partners are delivered by certified expert instructors. The training courses focus on a blend of best practices and theory, balanced with practical exercises and a certification exam.

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Getting Started Using Snow License Manager 8 on Snow Academy

COURSE DESCRIPTION 

Through a series of simulations, interactive discussions on Snow Globe, and practical hands-on assignments you will gain an understanding of the risks, costs, challenges and benefits associated with SAM and the processes necessary to effectively manage your hardware and software assets with Snow License Manager.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND 

• License Manager Administrators • SAM Consultants • IT Asset Managers • IT and procurement professionals • Snow Partners

PREREQUISITES 

None. This should be the first course on the journey to a solid foundation to develop your SAM practice and Snow-how.

DELIVERY OPTIONS 

Snow Academy Online or request a classroom training quote

MODULES

Understanding the Basics: What does Software Asset Management mean to you
Start Building your Foundation: What do you know about your IT Environment
Understanding the Contents of your Estate: Computer Management
Continue Building Your Foundation: Agreements & Licensing Basics

COURSE OBJECTIVES

 Upon course completion, you will understand how to navigate the SLM interface; navigate the core features; identify the asset lifecycle and the importance of associated business processes to support the cycle; manage licenses, agreements, associated rules; assess risk; and optimize software spend costs based on knowing actual usage.

 

SAM Implementation (Inventory 5 & SLM 8)

COURSE DESCRIPTION 

This course technically enables Snow partners and customers with the required technical knowledge to provide advanced installations and extended support for SLM 8 and Inventory 5. Upon completing this course you will be able to successfully configure, manage and troubleshoot your installations.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND 

• Support • Pre-Sales • Implementation Engineers • Internal • Snow Partners

PREREQUISITES 

Candidates must complete Getting Started Using Snow License Manager 8 course, and their assigned learning plans within Snow Academy

DELIVERY OPTIONS 

Snow Academy Online or request a classroom training quote

 

MODULES 

Understanding the Basics
SLM 8, DNS, and network port requirements
SLM 8 SPE installation
Introduction to Snow Inventory 5
Architecture changes from Snow Inventory 3.2
Inventory 5 System Requirements
Start Building your Foundation
Web configurators
SMACC Database connection, system settings, basic settings, system core setting
Master Server & Service Gateway Server Installation
Additional configurations
Device, user and network discovery configuration
Network Discovery
Active Directory User and Computer Discovery
Continue Building Your Foundation
Organization structure
Create and edit organizations

COURSE OBJECTIVES 

Upon course completion, you will be able to successfully configure, manage and troubleshoot your SLM8 and Inventory 5 installation, while providing advanced installations and extended support.
*This course includes tracks for Project Management/ SLM8 & Inventory 5: Architecture Design, SIM/SIC Installation and Configuration, Snow Inventory Administration/Installation for Partners, Snow Inventory 5 Administration for customers, and Snow License Manager 8 Installation/Customer on boarding. These courses may be taken together to receive SAM Implementation Certification or individually as needed.

Snow Inventory Administration/Installation for Partners 

COURSE DESCRIPTION 

This course technically enables Snow partners and customers with the required technical knowledge to provide advanced installations and extended support for Snow Inventory 5. Upon completing this course you will be able to successfully configure, manage and troubleshoot your Snow Inventory installation.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND 

Support, Pre-Sales, Implementation Engineers, & Snow Partners

PREREQUISITES 

Candidates must complete Getting Started Using Snow License Manager 8 course, and their assigned learning plans within Snow Academy

DELIVERY OPTIONS 

Snow Academy Online or request a classroom training quote

Automation Platform: Foundation Course

COURSE DESCRIPTION 

During this training course users will review the use of Snow Automation Platform, discuss the various opportunities where it can be impactful, AP capabilities, usage scenarios, and how it enables you to maximize your return on the value of your Snow investment. You will learn about the benefits of Self Service and the architecture behind Snow Automation Platform.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND 

• Support • Pre-Sales • Internal • Snow Partners

PREREQUISITES  

None. This should be the first course on the journey to a solid foundation to develop your AP Snow-how.

DELIVERY OPTIONS  

Snow Academy Online or request a classroom training quote

MODULES

Understanding the Basics of AP
AP Terminology
The Core Values of the product
Start Building Your Foundation
Illustrating the possibilities within AP through War Stories
Understanding the AP Workflow

COURSE OBJECTIVES  

Upon course completion, you will be able to provide an overview of the AP workflow, use the core values to explain how AP can optimize your ROI and explain what AP can automate for your organization

 

Snow Inventory Administrator

Over this one day course you will review a typical Snow Inventory Administrator installation with opportunities to discuss configuration alternatives. On completing this course you will be able to successfully configure, manage and troubleshoot your Snow Inventory Administrator  installation. We will work with various aspects of Snows solutions and products.

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Snow License Manager User

During this two day certified training course we will review the potential of Snow License Manager. You will see how it will enable you to maximize your return on the value of your Snow investment. We will discuss how to get started with the procedures required for the functioning of the SAM processes to manage the entire life cycle of your hardware and software assets, including controlling entitlements to tracking actual application usage. Upon successful exam, you will be certified according to the program Certified Snow Professional, CSP.

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Two days packed full of information needed to use Snow software effectively, backed by an enthusiastic and knowledgeable trainer. 

Leading UK machinery hire supplier

 

Snow License Manager Advanced User

During this one-day certified training course we will build on the Snow License Manager User course. The course is aimed at experienced and certified Snow License Manager Users and focuses on some additional core subjects. During the span of the course you will learn how Snow License Manger uses built-in rules and functions to enable you to optimize your estate. We will also expand on how to use the enhanced metrics and assignments that was delivered with the latest version of Snow License Manager. We will also show you how to use the import and export functions to quickly and safely update the information in Snow License Manager and also how to disseminate that information to key stakeholders. Along with imports you will learn how and when to utilize the Microsoft license statement import function. You will also get the chance to work with advanced functions like PVU licensing in Snow License Manager.

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I now understand what is required to manage my environment as the course provided exactly what I needed and the trainer was exceptional.  

Large Public Sector Organization

 

Snow Optimizer for SAP® Software User

During this four-day training course we will review the potential of Snow Optimizer for SAP Software. You will see how it will enable you to maximize your return on the value of your SAP investment. We will discuss how to get started with the procedures required for the functioning of the SAM processes for SAP to manage the entire life cycle of your user licenses and engines. The first day of training gives an introduction into the complex subject of SAP licensing and an overview of the Snow Optimizer for SAP Software features.The following days inform about the technical details for setup and use of the Snow Optimizer for SAP Software.

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Snow Device Manager Administrator

Over this one day course you will learn Snow Device Manager terminology, how to use Snow Device Manager in order to register and manage your mobile devices. This includes Inventory, device information, security setting, restrictions, reports, deployments etc.

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Snow Automation Platform Administrator

During this one-day certified training course you will review the use of Snow Automation Platform, discuss the various opportunities, configuration, capabilities, usage scenarios, and how it enables you to maximize your return on the value of your Snow investment. You will learn about the benefits of Self Service, the architecture behind Snow Automation Platform and how to trouble shoot errors. You will also gain understanding on how Services, Workflows and Activities are used and re-used within the Automation Platform. Upon successful exam, you’ll be certified according to the program Certified Snow Professional, CSP.

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International locations

Courses are held regularly in a number of international locations. Bespoke sessions can be held in in one of our regional offices or on-site at customers or partners. Find available course dates in our Training Calendar or send your inquiries to globaltraining@snowsoftware.com 

Costs & Cancellation

Training costs are invoiced at the point of course registration. Snow reserves the right to cancel or reschedule training courses up to five days prior to the training date. Delegates may reschedule training up to five days prior to the event.   

 

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