Free software tool for configuration and management IT asset database
CMDBuild is the most flexible software to configure a custom database of assets (CMDB stands for "Configuration and Data Base Management") and design related workflow processes. The purpose is to let operators have full control of the assets, knowing their composition, location, functional relations and the changes over time. CMDBuild allows you to design ITIL compliant workflows.
Phraseanet is an Open Source Digital Asset Management (DAM) software. Web-based application intended for managing multimedia databases (photo management but also video, audio and PDF documents). Includes its own full-text / thesaurus search engine.