Provance IT Asset Management 2016 for Microsoft System Center Service Manager (SCSM) is licensed depending on the edition you have purchased. ITAM Standard licensing, whether purchased as part of The Suite or standalone, is based on the number of active users in SCSM. Active user being a domain user not in pending delete status.
For Enterprise Edition, the licensing is based on active computing devices under management excluding SIM cards. For this, Provance counts as follows:
1) All computer assets (not pending delete) in an Active* life cycle phase or those with a life cycle status that has no associated life cycle phase.
2) All mobile assets (not pending delete) in an Active* life cycle phase or those with a life cycle status that has no associated life cycle phase which are not of device type SIMCard (Provance.Enumeration.HardwareAssetType.SIMCard).
*Active life cycle phase means not Procurement, Inactive or Historical Phase.
The actual count that meets the criteria is displayed on the "IT Asset Management Quick Start" page under the "License Status" section "Asset Requiring License" column. The IT Asset Management Quick Start page is accessible by clicking on the ITAM Asset Management folder under the IT Asset Management workspace.