Smarter software and hardware inventory. RayVentory offers comprehensive hardware and software scans either with an agent or through Zero-Touch agentless technology. It is a web or USB-pen drive which enables the discovery of computer devices, virtualization hosts (VMware, Hyper-V, UNIX) and Oracle/ Microsoft SQL database instances. It provides a smart scan and data gathering of physical and virtual devices at low cost as well as comprehensive reports about hardware, software, virtualization and database servers. In addition RayVentory removes barriers of complex IT, network and firewall infrastructures and possible limitations imposed by work councils allowing data gathering initiated by the end user himself.