Microsoft License Assessment
Identify and understand your current Microsoft deployment, usage and license position
Microsoft License Assessment
Due to the fast pace at which Microsoft technology evolves, many organisations fail to identify the impact associated of product and program licensing changes.
Without the necessary resources, organisations that fail to understand their effective Microsoft license position can be face important challenges.
Microsoft License Assessment Challenges
Failure to identify licensable instances of Microsoft software
Lack of data driven insights relating to the use of Microsoft online services
Microsoft licensing terms not optimised can creates hidden costs
Usage versus deployment not tracked resulting in poor procurement practices
Complexity of licensing terms and lack of asset intelligence can result in license shortfalls
Internal pressure to add power or resolve issues quickly can result in the addition of Microsoft technology without regard for the licensing impact
Microsoft License Assessment Process
Align Licenses with Microsoft Technology
Present License Position
Benefits of Microsoft License Assessment
To successfully address the many challenges organisations face with respect to accurately and independently verifying their Microsoft license position. Version 1 can work in tandem with your organisation to verify its current Microsoft deployment, usage and license position. Our Microsoft License Assessment will enable your organisation achieve the following benefits
Proactively Manage License Non-Compliance
Eliminate Underutilised Software
Optimise Microsoft Installs to Reduce Cost & Risk
Support Strategic Planning for Cloud Utilisation
Strengthen your Negotiation Position
Avoid the Need to Reassign Internal Resources
Making the Business Case
Average 30% On Premise Overspend
On average, organisations with poor license management can overspend on Microsoft software by an estimated 30% per annum.
82% of risks can be mitigated
Compliance risk can be prevented using zero licensing cost optimisation techniques.
Average 39% Cloud Overspend
On average organisations that perform Lift & Shift to Public Cloud without optimisation and effectively profiling can result in overspend by an average 39% on SaaS & IaaS Solutions.
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, not just to secure licensing revenue. 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
- Tools Agnostic
Market Leading Expertise
- Breadth & Scale
- Technical Background
- Ongoing Staff Education
Market Leading Services
Licence Audit Consulting
SAM Managed Services
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