Helping you to achieve the best possible Value from your IT Spend
License optimisation and management is a range of specialist activities within an overall software asset management methodology used to quantify, enhance, and control your enterprise software assets. This will help you to achieve the best possible value from your IT spend and limit the risk of license non-compliance.
For global enterprises with multiple software vendors, numerous technology platforms and an array of partners and suppliers, optimisation is a significant, ongoing, challenge. So, how do you maximise the use of what you have, whilst minimising the associated spend and risk?
Version 1’s Software Asset Management experts have a deep understanding of license optimisation for enterprise software vendors including Oracle, Microsoft and IBM. Our proven optimisation and software asset management services within Version 1 Control ™ deliver the full lifecycle of license consulting and license management, offering peace of mind that your enterprise estate is fully optimised and under control.
Engaging with Version 1’s license experts will help you quickly determine your current risk profile and optimisation opportunities, the benefits of which include:
Peace of Mind
Our optimisation expertise helps to deliver financial risk reduction of over 82% on average during audit scenarios.
Microsoft License OptimisationMicrosoft is likely to be ingrained within the fabric of your IT infrastructure. License shortfalls often occur within large Microsoft license estates and the pressure to rectify can result in poor procurement decisions. Version 1’s Microsoft license experts can provide the full lifecycle of software license consulting services ensuring optimisation, compliance and cost control within your Microsoft license estate.
Oracle License OptimisationOracle’s license policies can be easily misunderstood. Enterprises often overspend on software they don’t need, find themselves unintentionally non-compliant or locked into unnecessary unlimited agreements. Version 1’s Oracle License experts can provide the full lifecycle of software license consulting services ensuring optimisation, compliance and cost control within your Oracle license state.
Enterprise Licensing in a Virtual EnvironmentComplex enterprise licensing terms for virtualisation can often unintentionally create enterprise license problems. Our enterprise license experts can advise on license optimisation opportunities within a virtualised environment to reduce cost and risk and improve vendor relationships.
Version 1 Control
Control costs, manage complexity and license compliance with Version 1’s License Optimisation and Software Asset Management Service, Version 1 Control. This service underpins all our engagements to help organisations defend against audits, right-size licensing costs and achieve compliance. The methodology is then designed to maintain this optimum position on an on-going basis, reducing risk and cost.View Datasheet
News & Insights
Blog: October 7, 2021
Gartner published a press release in November 2020 that stated, “The COVID-19 pandemic forced organizations to quickly focus on three priorities: preserve cash and optimize IT costs, support and secure...
Digital Guides, Downloadable Content, Whitepaper: October 7, 2021
As experts in enterprise license optimisation, we encounter organisations that are moving to or have moved to the cloud, and have overlooked or misunderstood the full impact of cloud adoption on their...