Move beyond inventory management.

Effective software lifecycle management takes more than contract negotiations. There are complex rules and processes that are different for each publisher, product and agreement. You need dedicated resources to ensure compliance and avoid runaway costs. Our SAM services can help.

What do our SAM services provide?

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A clear understanding of your entitlements

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Actionable insights to reduce costs

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Internal and vendor audit support

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Security risk monitoring and assessments

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SAM tool implementation and management

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SAM tools to better manage your technology lifecycle

A single solution to track, analyse and manage assets frees your staff to focus on more strategic priorities, like growing the business. Leverage our deep management knowledge to maximise the value of leading SAM tool providers.

We’ll help implement, manage and support a SAM
solution to:

  • Capture the right data from your environment
  • Support your teams with ongoing updates
  • Free up time and resources to focus on outputs
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Compliance support

Get a holistic view of your portfolio — uncovering position exposures and shelf-ware. We’ll capture critical data from your environment to form an engaged, proactive and strategic approach to improving costs and minimising risks.

Our consumption and budget reports will help you determine if you're paying for licenses you don't need or are at risk of a contract violation.

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Software estate governance

Free your budget and resources from "business as usual" IT needs, so you can focus on digital transformation. With our ongoing performance improvement assessments, diagnosis and scorecards, you’ll have the right data to make informed decisions.

We’ll help optimise your software investments by:

  • Exposing risks
  • Discovering trends
  • Highlighting opportunities
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Seamless license control

Without knowing where and how each license is installed and used can lead to over- or under-used licenses and entitlement gaps that waste budget. We’ll manage your ecosystem to help you control costs and improve license consumption.

Across your entire portfolio, we’ll:

  • Reassign licenses to employees
  • Harvest unused licenses
  • Monitor software usage
  • Reduce IT involvement

Simplified billing

Your software environment connects with every part of your organisation. We’ll help ensure accurate invoices are produced for each business unit, department and cost centre.


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Cloud & SaaS management

Take a proactive approach to managing your spend and build flexibility into your budgets. Continuous monitoring and trend analysis of your cloud and Software as a Service (SaaS) costs will prevent budget surprises.

You’ll receive regular usage and spend reports to optimise consumption and licensing for your cloud and SaaS assets.

Confidence through audits.

Audits can quickly lead to unexpected costs and penalties. Our experts will give you hands-on guidance at every stage to control scope and impact.

Preparation

We’ll collect data on your behalf to minimise exposure to risk and fulfill audit requirements.

Guidance

Our expert advice will help you stay in control while responding to publisher audit requests.

Strategy

We’ll improve your negotiation strategy to reduce your exposure to costly settlement fees.


Get flexible and scalable SAM support

We’ll help you boost efficiency and ensure compliance with increased visibility, insights and guidance.

Hear from our team

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