Getting started in Lifecycle Manager

With your Lifecycle Manager account set up, let's get straight into the platform. Learn the basics from your Dashboard—the homepage of our platform.

Follow along in the left-hand navigation to find guides for each, to learn how to best leverage Lifecycle Manager for your company:

Primary Dashboard

Hardware replacement opportunities

This figure is based on your Hardware Replacement Settings. It shows how many hardware replacement opportunities you have throughout all the clients you manage.

Warranty coverage opportunities

This figure is based on a cumulative total of many hardware assets that are eligible for extended warranties. This information can be seen in your Warranties console.

Learn more in the How to make full use of the Warranties console guide.


Software assets

If you have Software Asset Management (SAM) enabled in your Lifecycle Manager subscription, you'll see an overview of the software assets you manage.


In the following screenshot, you can see the top four categories of software represented in a high-level, color-coded infographic. This gives you the basic information you'll need at a glance and allows you to dive deeper if you'd like.


Top hardware replacement opportunities

At the bottom of your Dashboard, we display a list of your clients sorted by hardware replacement opportunity. This lets you see which clients you manage to yield the most potential. Click into one of them to see their client-specific dashboard.

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