Microsoft EA Lifecycle Managed Service

Ensure maximum return on your Microsoft Enterprise Agreement (EA) investment and minimise effort associated with license position management and EA True-ups.

Ongoing Managed Support Service for your Microsoft Enterprise Agreement (EA).

Microsoft EAs help organisations streamline licensing, access volume discounts and avail of additional support benefits.  However, if your license position is not tightly managed on an ongoing basis, or you are not prepared for your annual true-up, there is a heightened risk of both unnecessary spend and license non-compliance. 

Microsoft Enterprise Agreement Management Challenges

Version 1 Microsoft EA Lifecycle Managed Service

Version 1’s Microsoft EA Lifecycle Managed Service is an ongoing support service that runs in parallel with the term of your Microsoft Enterprise Agreement with coverage commencing at any point within your contract.  The service is comprised of ongoing Microsoft license baseline management, optimisation support and true-up readiness and can be tailored towards your specific EA agreement and business needs.  

Built upon the consultative experience and expertise of the Version 1 Microsoft License Optimisation team, Microsoft EA Lifecycle Managed Service’s core purpose is to enable organisations to optimise their Microsoft license procurement, reduce the complexity of Microsoft license management, prevent license compliance risks and support strategic planning enabling optimum lifecycle management. 

Version 1 Microsoft EA Lifecycle Managed Service Delivery Elements

Using our expertise and any appropriate tools, establish an effective point-in-time license position on which results can be measured.
Ongoing License Advice
Understand your business needs and aligning technology to meet those requirements to ensure true-up preparedness.
Contract Analysis & Negotiation
Ensure that your contracts are in tune with business objectives to enable an effective negotiation position for renewal.

Benefits of a Microsoft EA Lifecycle Managed Service

Microsoft EA Assist enables organisations to maximise the value they attain from their Microsoft licensing agreement and as a result, can expect to realise the following benefits:

Cost Optimisation
Reduce Risk
Strategic Planning
Effective Resourcing
Improved Negotiations
Strengthened Relationship

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. Our Microsoft Software Asset Management "SAM" practice includes a seasoned team of professionals with a depth of Microsoft Licensing Optimisation and Software Asset Management experience.

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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