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With the increasing adoption of cloud services & the complexities of a hybrid environment, Procurement and IT Asset Managers must adapt to eliminate wasteful consumption while minimizing non-compliance across multiple technology environments. As a result of this shift, organizations are faced with the following Software Lifecycle Management (SLM) challenges:
Data & Analytics: Collecting quality deployment and usage data across diverse IT environments and clouds and providing other roles with insights.
Contract & Cost Management: Properly managing cloud services, license entitlements and contracts, allocating costs and monitoring consumption.
Governance: Improving maturity with clear policies, processes and responsibilities supported by the executive team and followed across the organization.
Effort & Cost Optimization: Purchasing software and cloud services based on real needs and leveraging available use rights with reasonable effort.
Risk Mitigation: Reducing risk exposure through an audit defense mechanism of improving security by discovering and removing unwanted SaaS software (Shadow IT).
73% of organizations don't have automated license tracking and reporting.
(SAMS Europe & USA Survey Report)
40% of spend is not under management by procurement.
Organizations can cut costs by as much as 30% with software asset management.
In order to remain competitive in today's working world, Esprit attaches great importance to optimal management of its software licenses. With SoftwareONE’s expertise Esprit has enhanced compliance and cost control.
After a merger, Vlaams-Brabant West Fire Department Zone implemented a SAM solution based on Snow Software to gain insight into their software portfolio, and identify opportunities for licensing consolidation and optimization.
SoftwareONE implemented a Microsoft Software Asset Management baseline project at Visicom to streamline its software inventory and achieve optimal, cost-effective licensing of its software to ensure compliance with the relevant regulations.