Achieve Optimised Cost and Reduced Risk at the Start of Your Cloud Journey

Right-sizing your license estate for Cloud migration

When moving your enterprise workloads to the cloud, thorough pre-planning is essential to optimise and achieve maximum commercial benefit, at the same time reducing cost and risk around potential license non-compliance.

As an AWS Premier Consulting Partner, Version 1 is certified by  AWS  to support customers across all  AWS  cloud migration phases;  Assess, Mobilise, and Migrate & Modernise.

As part of the Assess stage, Version 1’s AWS OLA will provide insights, deployment options, and potential cost savings across AWS flexible licensing options, ensuring the right license decisions are taken at the start of your migration project.

Why Version 1?

Broad Expertise
Version 1 experts in licensing & cloud deployments.
Expert Analysis
Can review your 'as is' estate and right-size prior to migration.
License Specialists
Version 1 experts have a deep understanding of the licensing considerations of moving to the cloud.
Cloud Partner
Our AWS Migration Competency is certified by AWS to support customers across the entire cloud journey.

AWS Optimisation & License Assessment – Deliverables

As part of Version 1’s AWS OLA, our license and cloud experts will deliver a report that will model your deployment opportunities using BYOL entitlement and rightsized AWS license included options. These results can help you explore potential cost savings on AWS and identify any unknown license exposure.

The license assessment includes the following deliverables:

Initial consultation with Version 1 license experts to uncover any license concerns & cloud plans.
Discovery & assessment of license entitlement and workloads for optimisation in AWS.
Data-driven analysis & validation of cloud licensing pathways to AWS.
Insights & considerations to include in your business case for the next steps towards cloud migration.

What benefit does this deliver?

Steppingstone to Cloud
Effective way to begin formulating a business case for cloud migration to AWS
Clarity on License Position
Understand the current license entitlement position as well as license mapping to AWS model.
Cost Optimisation & Avoidance
Clarity on license & consumption costs within AWS. Options for reducing and avoiding costs as part of your AWS migration.
License Flexibility
Opportunity to explore flexible licensing options with AWS.
Cloud & License Expertise
Version 1 has expertise across licensing & cloud enablement
License Advice & Guidance
Expert insights on license and contract optimisation

Our Partnerships

In conjunction with Version 1’s AWS Optimisation & License Assessment, our cloud & license experts can help you evaluate AWS as an effective way to optimise your infrastructure and licenses.

Funding options from AWS could make this a cost-neutral engagement – contact us to discuss these options and next steps.

Aligned with AWS Programs;

OLA Assessment, Windows Modernisation Program, MAP for Windows, Windows Rapid Migration Program (WRMP).

Talk to our SAM Licensing Experts