IBM License Audit Defence
Preparation & Support for IBM Software License Reviews
Receiving notification from IBM of their intention to audit your IBM software license estate is likely to cause additional workload and stress, if you are not prepared.
Do you know how to respond in the event of an IBM software license review request? Do you have all the necessary data at hand and are confident of your license position?
First things first. Don’t panic.
If the answers to the above questions are ‘no’, then you are not alone. However, you still need to act.
Version 1’s license experts have considerable experience in helping organisations prepare for an audit and can support you through an IBM license audit to a successful conclusion, mitigating unbudgeted costs and risks, where appropriate.
Our Approach to Mitigating the Cost and Risk of Audits
Discovery, Baseline and Optimisation
Key Considerations and Preparation Strategies for Vendor Audits
Are you facing an audit? Fear not, our Software Asset Management team are here to help. With years of Audit Defence experience, this guide will help you with best practice advice on preparing for a licence audit, gaining control, ensuring there are no surprises and planning for the future.Download Whitepaper
The Benefits of a Version 1 Software Licence Audit Services for your Business
Better Vendor Relationships
Optimal License Agreement for your Needs
Value Added Procurement
Fireside Chat - The Importance of Preparing for a Vendor Audit
Vendor audits are on the increase and so how you prepare for an audit or react to a request is critical to an optimal result for you. Version 1's recent fireside chat with Jason Pepper, Head of SAM Practice aims to highlight some of the key actions and activities to consider as part of your vendor audit preparation and action plan.View Video
If you have been approached by IBM and need guidance or would like to be more prepared in the event of an audit, then contact us to find out how we can help.
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