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  • Software Licence Audits:Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and we are appointed by Microsoft to perform licence compliance assessments on its behalf… we also facilitate licence compliance assessments on behalf of Adobe.We also offer a range of Software Asset Management services designed to help companies maximize the ROI in the software they have acquired and to help them reduce the risks associated with using software.So that is a brief overview of iComply….
  • Software Licence Audits:Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and we are appointed by Microsoft to perform licence compliance assessments on its behalf… we also facilitate licence compliance assessments on behalf of Adobe.We also offer a range of Software Asset Management services designed to help companies maximize the ROI in the software they have acquired and to help them reduce the risks associated with using software.So that is a brief overview of iComply….
  • Software Licence Audits:Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and we are appointed by Microsoft to perform licence compliance assessments on its behalf… we also facilitate licence compliance assessments on behalf of Adobe.We also offer a range of Software Asset Management services designed to help companies maximize the ROI in the software they have acquired and to help them reduce the risks associated with using software.So that is a brief overview of iComply….
  • Software Licence Audits:Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and we are appointed by Microsoft to perform licence compliance assessments on its behalf… we also facilitate licence compliance assessments on behalf of Adobe.We also offer a range of Software Asset Management services designed to help companies maximize the ROI in the software they have acquired and to help them reduce the risks associated with using software.So that is a brief overview of iComply….
  • Software Licence Audits:Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and we are appointed by Microsoft to perform licence compliance assessments on its behalf… we also facilitate licence compliance assessments on behalf of Adobe.We also offer a range of Software Asset Management services designed to help companies maximize the ROI in the software they have acquired and to help them reduce the risks associated with using software.So that is a brief overview of iComply….
  • Software Licence Audits:Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and we are appointed by Microsoft to perform licence compliance assessments on its behalf… we also facilitate licence compliance assessments on behalf of Adobe.We also offer a range of Software Asset Management services designed to help companies maximize the ROI in the software they have acquired and to help them reduce the risks associated with using software.So that is a brief overview of iComply….
  • Software Licence Audits:Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and we are appointed by Microsoft to perform licence compliance assessments on its behalf… we also facilitate licence compliance assessments on behalf of Adobe.We also offer a range of Software Asset Management services designed to help companies maximize the ROI in the software they have acquired and to help them reduce the risks associated with using software.So that is a brief overview of iComply….
  • Let me clarify exactly what this means… Out of every licence audit we have performed … over 95% of those organisations had licence deficiencies identified at the end of the process which they are then required to settle… usually by buying the latest licenses (not those identified as a deficiency) … at current pricing… and usually within a short time frame …. And let me make a few key points here which are often not known?It regardless if the organisation didn’t realise they were in breach of licence terms… regardless of whether or not they will remove and reconfigure the offending deployments … Regardless of whether the shortfalls identified were due to a misunderstanding of software licence terms.
  • Software Licence Audits:Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and we are appointed by Microsoft to perform licence compliance assessments on its behalf… we also facilitate licence compliance assessments on behalf of Adobe.We also offer a range of Software Asset Management services designed to help companies maximize the ROI in the software they have acquired and to help them reduce the risks associated with using software.So that is a brief overview of iComply….
  • Let me clarify exactly what this means… Out of every licence audit we have performed … over 95% of those organisations had licence deficiencies identified at the end of the process which they are then required to settle… usually by buying the latest licenses (not those identified as a deficiency) … at current pricing… and usually within a short time frame …. And let me make a few key points here which are often not known?It regardless if the organisation didn’t realise they were in breach of licence terms… regardless of whether or not they will remove and reconfigure the offending deployments … Regardless of whether the shortfalls identified were due to a misunderstanding of software licence terms.
  • Software Asset Management

    1. 1. This<br />Is<br />A<br />Text<br />Box<br />This<br />Is<br />A<br />Text<br />box<br />Software Asset Management &Licensing Services <br />Troy Parker – SAM & Licensing Services Manager<br />
    2. 2. What is SAM?<br /><ul><li>30% of an IT’s budget per year is spent on software.
    3. 3. Software assets do not have the same set of characteristics as other business assets.
    4. 4. Software is intangible.
    5. 5. Software is never owned ... it is licensed.
    6. 6. Software can only be used according to a set of legal terms and conditions.
    7. 7. There are a number of risks (legal, financial, and security) directly associated with the use of software.</li></li></ul><li>What is SAM?<br /><ul><li>Software Asset Management (SAM) is a vital set of business practices (which includes people, policies, procedures and technologies) dedicated to the effective management of Software Assets.
    8. 8. The objective of SAM is to maximise an organisations return on its investment in software assets and to mitigate the risks associated with software use.</li></li></ul><li>Licence Compliance Partners<br />
    9. 9. iAppraise<br />
    10. 10. Awareness & Education<br />
    11. 11. The risk of doing nothing<br /><ul><li>60% of IT executives believe they have unlicensed software deployed and 73% say they are not prepared for a software audit.(King Research)
    12. 12. “Gartner believes that every client should expect at least one audit during the next 12 months”
    13. 13. “Approximately 75% of attendees [at the recent Gartner ITAM conference] had experienced at least one audit during the past 12 months.”
    14. 14. “Clients... responded that they had been audited by Adobe, Attachmate, IBM, BEA Systems, Microsoft and Oracle. Gartner has also seen audit activity by Software AG, Quest Software, Micro Focus and Corel (for WinZip).” </li></li></ul><li>iComply Findings<br />
    15. 15. The risk of doing nothing<br /><ul><li>Organisations typically over-spend on software by up to 20 percent.
    16. 16. Achieve $50 per PC and $300 per server savings by reusing software efficiently and achieving “best-fit” licensing model.(Forrester Research May 2008)
    17. 17. 5%+ discount through volume purchasing with more informed purchasing decisions. 50% reduction in maverick buying.(Forrester Research May 2008)</li></li></ul><li>SAM & Licensing Services<br />
    18. 18. Save Money<br />iComply’s SAM & Licensing Services save your organisation money<br />
    19. 19. Mitigate Risk<br />iComply’s SAM & Licensing Services reduce exposure to risk<br />
    20. 20. Maximise Entitlements<br />iComply’s SAM & Licensing Services maximise your licence entitlements<br />
    21. 21. This<br />Is<br />A<br />Text<br />Box<br />This<br />Is<br />A<br />Text<br />box<br />Questions?<br />

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