Asset Explorer

Hardware & Software Asset Discovery and Management

You can’t manage and protect what you don’t know you have. Asset Explorer is a comprehensive enterprise software solution that automatically collects detailed information about every device connected to the network. The solution includes all the tools and technology to visualize the results of the discovered inventory management of hardware, its configuration attributes, services/processes, and application.

Learn more about Nlyte Discovery and IT asset management, enterprise software that collects information about the devices on your network, allowing you to control and manage them.

How Asset Explorer Helps You

Automated discovery of hardware and software
NextGen agentless discovery identifies and catalogs everything attached to your network from power and facilities, compute, laptop/desktop, and IoT assets establishing a Technology Asset Baseline.

Detailed inventory management of all asset attributes
Protocol, platform, and vendor agnostic Nlyte Asset Explorer takes inventory of all hardware and software it scans.

Reconciliation across IT and business systems
Detailed information is shared with Nlyte Asset Optimizer, as well as ITSM, BI, HR, and ERP systems for accurate tracking of usage, support, and maintenance overhead.

Risk Mitigation
Discover unknown hardware and software that could be a potential risk, validate change management processes are being met, who is interacting with the assets, and provide the needed data for audits and delta change reporting.

Key Uses for Asset Discovery & Management

Financial Reconciliation/Cost Management
Compliance / Security / Risk Mitigation
IT Operations / Automations / SLA Improvement

Financial Reconciliation/Cost Management

  • License, support, maintenance cost management
  • Asset database v/s fixed asset system
  • Validate lifecycle disposition (installed, EOL, ghost)
  • Tool consolidation

Compliance / Security / Risk Mitigation

  • Asset Integrity, validate all access/changes
  • Security, authorized/unauthorized, patch validation
  • Risk assessment
  • Audit trail, Change Management validation
  • Accountability – GDPR, HIPAA, SOX, PCI, ISO

IT Operations / Automations / SLA Improvement

  • Simplify and automate asset data collection, inventory and Life Cycle Management
  • Assist Service Desk SLA and improve troubleshooting accuracy with current validated asset location and configuration
  • Improve disaster recovery RTO with accurate asset inventory and configurations at time of failure
  • Achieve a self-aware data center with auto asset discovery – improves CMDB accuracy
  • Reduce manual activities associated with auditing, reporting, and workflow validation


Microsoft SCCM Connector

The Nlyte Asset Explorer purpose-built connector for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) enables IT organizations to perform Discovery, Mapping, and Reporting Reconciliation against the SCCM data base. This connector helps close the gaps with Microsoft’s SCCM tool that include scattered security controls, management server overhead, and inefficient reporting engines and dashboards.

Nlyte Asset Explorer Solutions


Technology Asset Management (TAM/ITAM)

Extending IT Asset Management to include IoT devices such as CCTV, medical equipment, and industrial equipment. Track and manage all things connected to the network. Discover and identify detailed information of devices, their configuration, and usage.

Asset Integrity Monitoring

Ensure the integrity of physical assets by providing a baseline of all assets, power systems and processes in your data center or colocation facilities. It improves management and strengthens the chain-of-custody of all data center assets from procurement through decommissioning.


Nlyte’s Data Center Infrastructure Management Suite improves compliance by providing the ability to track within the physical infrastructure where the data resides, whether it is encrypted and by what method, the means in which the data is transported, and who has interacted with the data.

Data Center Service Management (DCSM)

Unify ITIL process management, ITSM systems, and DCIM together for a unified workflow process improving automation, efficiency of disaggregated teams, and lowering operational costs across the entire physical compute infrastructure.