Take Control of Your Enterprise Software Estate

Without SAM processes in place many businesses either drift into non-compliance or do not gain the value expected from their investments in technology.

Manage Your Software Assets

Version 1 Software Asset Management Managed Services give our customers control by delivering certainty on software license consumption and assurance on your business’ compliancy position. You will be in a position to avoid unnecessary costs, accurately plan for future software license purchases and avoid any stress from a software vendor audit. Version 1 is completely autonomous and not affiliated with any software vendor, rest assured, your data is secure with us.

Our Unique Managed Services Offering; SAM4D

Define Your Goals

Design The Perfect Solution

Develop Customised Integration

Deliver Proactive and Complete SAM service

Define Your Goals

To begin we must establish your end-goals for a SAM function. Through workshops and stakeholders meetings we conduct a requirement analysis. This helps both you and us to understand the components needed for complete SAM. Each customer has a unique combination of software products from different publishers. In addition there are varied skillsets, technology platforms and overall SAM experience. As a result the Define stage is the most important. We need to define YOUR needs and goals.

 

Design The Perfect Solution

Based upon the outcome of the define stage, we will design a bespoke set of components for you. No existing components? We can provide you with off-the-shelf fully documented processes and procedures that encompass the best of industry expertise with our own hybrid service components to provide the complete suite of policy and procedures coupled with our own technology platform to execute a modern software asset management function in your business

 

Develop Customised Integration

Once we understand your desires and goals we choose the most appropriate components of our methodology to complement your existing technology and practices.

The integration phase enables us to define data exchange and acquisition touch points, perform repository configuration for your chosen publishers and document your specific SAM architecture in an easily accessible enterprise web technology.

 

Deliver Proactive and Complete SAM service:

In a constantly changing software landscape SAM is an on-going process. Our team will track both your entitlement and usage data allowing an on-going compliance position to be maintained on your behalf. With your compliance position always available, we can truly optimise your license usage and enable advanced SAM processes such as license recycling and budgeting for new project requirements.

The Benefits of a Version 1 SAM Managed Service for Your Business

Cost Reduction
Risk Mitigation
Volume Discounts
Better Vendor Relationships
Optimal licence agreement for your needs
Value Added Procurement

During a typical review, we find non-compliance risks of over £5.8 million.

Why Version 1?

We will always put the customer first. We are technology agnostic, providing a modular plug & play approach to each set of unique customer requirements. We enable clients to make better, more informed decisions on their software estate; understand the options and make the right decision for you. Our priority is to give the best advice, not just to secure licensing revenue.

Reduce Cost & Risk
  • Assessment
  • Advice
  • Procurement
Trusted Advisor
  • Independent
  • Tools Agnostic
  • Experience
Market Leading Expertise
  • Breadth & Scale
  • Technical Background
  • Ongoing Staff Education

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