SoftwareOne undertook a full contract analysis to provide a complete understanding of license entitlements, software spend, use definitions, and special terms.
A full assessment of the customer's SAP software usage identified significant shelfware due to system clean-ups and optimization.
In parallel, SoftwareOne conducted a thorough analysis of non-SAP interfaces to the SAP system to identify potential exposure in a pay-per-use model and maximize rights under its license agreement.
After presenting the final report, the food and beverage company asked SoftwareOne to provide ongoing SAP Licensing & Commercial Advisory Services to support it with SAP audits and future contract negotiations.
The company is now equipped with an excellent understanding of its use of SAP software, including opportunities to save approximately $29M over the next three years. In addition, SoftwareOne helped design and implement ongoing measurement processes to help the customer manage its future SAP licensing and usage more efficiently.