SQL Server Assist
Optimise your Microsoft SQL Server License Environment
Microsoft SQL Server Assist for Optimised SQL Server Licensing and Capacity Planning
Microsoft SQL Server capacity, performance and license management is a complex challenge faced by many organisations. Regular licensing changes combined with the continual growth in data only adds to the complexity of managing environments that must support a business’s need to convert large volumes of data into business insights. Without the necessary in-house Microsoft SQL licensing and capacity planning expertise, governance and data-driven insights, you could be spending unnecessarily on SQL Server.
Working in tandem with Version 1 enables you to successfully address the challenges you may face with respect to the optimisation of your SQL Server estate. By combining deep technical and licensing expertise for SQL Server, Version 1 can work with your organisation to provide independent customer-centric recommendations that reduce cost, manage risk and improve strategic planning.
Some SQL Server Stats Version 1 has Observed Include:
72% Rate of Risk Management
The average rate of SQL Server licensing risk that can be mitigated at zero licensing cost through optimisation techniques.
35% SQL License Non-Compliance
Change in licensing terms every two years since 2008 has resulted in this average rate of SQL Server under licensing or breach of license!
30% SQL Server Overspend
SQL Server implementations that are poorly planned and managed can result in 30% SQL server related overspend.
Microsoft SQL Server Assist Delivery Elements
Version 1’s SQL Server Assist service is built upon the consultative expertise of Version 1 and includes a combination of automated tooling, SQL consulting services and SQL licensing expertise and this follows the three stages as outlined below:
Version 1’s Microsoft SQL Assist Service
Reduce cost and manage SQL Server license compliance risk, and improve SQL server strategic planning. The Version 1 Microsoft SQL Server Assist service is built upon the consultative expertise of our License Optimisation team and enables optimum Microsoft SQL Server license and capacity planning.Learn More
SQL Server Assist Core Benefits
Manage risk & cost by verifying your SQL Server license position
Confirm current capacity & identify consolidation opportunities
Mitigate the risk of overspending on SQL Server licensing, hardware & support
Avoid realignment of internal resources to validate your SQL Server posture
Validation of the overall health of your SQL environment
Leverage current & future state data insights to understand Cloud pathways for SQL Server
Why Version 1?
Reduce Cost & Risk
- Tools Agnostic
Market Leading Expertise
- Breadth & Scale
- Technical Background
- Ongoing Staff Education
News & Insights
Blog: June 18, 2020
In this blog, Principal License Consultant, Karl O’Doherty, discusses the Microsoft Enterprise Agreement vs Cloud Solution Provider Program. Originally designed for on-premise software, the Microsoft...
Blog: May 5, 2020
The output of this exercise is known in the industry as an Effective License Position (ELP). Think of it this way; if ELP is the headache (which it can be), then License Optimisation is the medicine to...