Control your License Estate; On-Premise and in the Cloud

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.

Our License Optimisation Options:

oracle license optimisation

Version 1 Oracle License Optimisation & Management can provide the full lifecycle of software license consultancy services, ensuring our client’s Oracle license estates either on-premises or in the Cloud are fully optimised and under control with regards to cost, license compliance and complexity. Find out more

microsoft license optimisation

Version 1 Microsoft License Optimisation and Management can provide the full lifecycle of software license consultancy services, ensuring our client’s Microsoft license estates either on-premises or in the Cloud are fully optimised and under control with regards to cost, license compliance and complexity. Find out more

licensing in the cloud

Version 1’s license experts can measure what license assets you have, support your cloud transition and manage your software assets in the cloud. This lifecycle can not only help to achieve your cloud objectives, but also help to avoid unnecessary license cost prior to cloud migration and optimise license cost once in the cloud. Find out more

virtualisation & enterprise licensing

Version 1’s license experts have a deep understanding of the licensing terms around virtualised environments. Regardless of whether you are currently struggling to gain control of your licensing within a virtualised environment or are planning to make architectural changes, our license experts in conjunction with our Version 1 Control service can help. Find out more

red hat subscription cost optimisation

Version 1's license experts can uncover cost optimisation opportunities within your Red Hat estate, ensuring compliance while saving costs, and help you to choose the most efficient licensing method for your environment and workload. Find out more

Our Approach

Engaging with Version 1’s license experts will help you quickly determine your current risk profile and optimisation opportunities, the benefits of which include:

Compliance
Reduced risk of vendor fines from license non-compliance and the risk of associated reputational damage
Support
Improved vendor relationship and buying position
Cost Savings
Definitive cost control and cost avoidance in your software asset estate
Peace of Mind
Informed negotiation and procurement decisions

View our Fireside Chat videos

Managing your enterprise license estate in this world of technology transformation and rapid change is complex and beset with potential financial risk. That being said, cost optimisation opportunities are possible - you just need to know where to look and what to do. Our license consultants have recorded several short, informative Fireside Chats on a wide range of software topics and are available to you to listen and learn all things licensing.
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Our optimisation expertise helps to deliver financial risk reduction of over 82% on average during audit scenarios.

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