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:


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
  • Assessment
  • Advice
  • Procurement
Trusted Advisor
  • Independent
  • Tools Agnostic
  • Experience
Market Leading Expertise
  • Breadth & Scale
  • Technical Background
  • Ongoing Staff Education

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