Microsoft Advisory Services

One step ahead, every step of your Microsoft journey

Microsoft Advisory Services

Without thoughtful preparation, migrating Microsoft applications and servers from on-premises to cloud and hybrid environments can drive up expenditure. Plan to control your Microsoft 365 and Azure costs, managing any over- and under-use of licences and cloud services. When purchasing or negotiating a renewal, successful cost control requires comprehensive, accurate insights into your Microsoft estate.

SoftwareOne Microsoft Publisher Advisory Services ensure your control of your Microsoft technology as your organisation grows and transforms. We research your needs and craft solutions, service architectures, contract terms, and support agreements that break productivity logjams — not your budget.

Rely on a Microsoft Azure global strategic partner

With over 30 years of Microsoft licensing experience, we have optimized Microsoft 365 and Azure spending for 35,000 customers. SoftwareOne’s deep team of experts can guide your contracting and negotiations.

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SoftwareOne holds 17 Microsoft Gold Partner competencies with over 1,000 Microsoft specialists and technical consultants, and supports 7.6 million active Microsoft 365 users. We identify the best solution for your business needs and negotiate right-sized contracts. Our customers rely on our technical teams to develop, deploy, manage, and support a wide range of Microsoft applications and Azure-hosted services. We are driven to deliver productive and profitable solutions for our customers 24x7 in 90 countries.

  • Transparency

    Understand user needs, licence entitlements, and pricing for an informed negotiation.

  • App and cloud optimisation

    Right-size and right-cost contracts to align cloud spend with your business goals.

  • Control your negotiation

    We help give you control and a position of influence in Microsoft renewal negotiations.

  • Know your risks

    Mitigate risk with insights into the licensing impact of technology decisions.

  • Maximise ROI

    Realise more value by managing Microsoft spend throughout the contract lifecycle.

  • Leverage expertise

    Our people, knowledge, and tools help manage and optimise Microsoft investments.

Map and implement a successful Microsoft plan

Microsoft Advisory Managed Services deliver positive outcomes with a right-sized, technology-led, and time-appropriate investment plan. We ensure today's software decisions will support your organisation's short- and long-term roadmap requirements. Your SoftwareOne team is available to provide:

Dig into our industry-leading Microsoft advice

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    Moving to Office 365 E3 let Dutch provider for innovative labor market services establish a more scalable license structure and enable its staff to work in a more effective way – now and for years to come.

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  • How Lineas optimized its M365 licensing strategy

    SoftwareOne Microsoft Advisory Services enabled Lineas to select the optimal licensing strategy for the next 3 years, including a cost avoidance of more than €700K, better compliance and facilitated remote work with cloud-based licenses.

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