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Optimize Software, SaaS, and Cloud with Flexera and RightScale

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Flexera and RightScale have now joined forces to help you optimize the technologies you use. Learn how Flexera solutions for software license optimization and SaaS management complement RightScale cloud management and cost optimization offerings to give you comprehensive management of your technology spend.

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Optimize Software, SaaS, and Cloud with Flexera and RightScale

  1. 1. OPTIMIZE SOFTWARE, SAAS AND CLOUD WITH RIGHTSCALE AND FLEXERA
  2. 2. • Cyndi Tackett • VP Pre-Sales, Flexera • Kim Weins • VP Cloud Strategy, Flexera • (VP Marketing/Product at RightScale) Presenters
  3. 3. • Optimize 60 percent of your technology spend • What about risk? • Automated policies to ensure governance and compliance Agenda
  4. 4. Cloud Spend is Growing Quickly 4
  5. 5. Managing 60% of Your IT Spend 5
  6. 6. FLEXERA + RIGHTSCALE Flexera Solutions Overview
  7. 7. “We’re very excited about this acquisition – it is transformational for Flexera and our customers.” Jim Ryan CEO of Flexera “Integrating SAM with a CMP is a first for the CMP space and yet another first for RightScale.” Michael Crandell CEO of RightScale An Exciting Combination
  8. 8. Two Leaders Combining Forces Flexera optimizes technology assets Leader in each market served – ITAM, vulnerabilities, technology asset data Privately held Top 200 software company Focus: next gen technology asset management (growing fast) Strong enterprise customer base Chicago-based, global presence with 1200+ employees Track record of successful acquisitions (recently BDNA and MetaSaaS)
  9. 9. Better Together 9 SaaS Cloud Services Hardware Software Multi-cloud management Cloud cost optimization Cloud cost and feature data SaaS Optimization Software license optimization Vulnerability & patch management Technology data platform Data
  10. 10. Synergies Go Both Ways Industry first: SW Asset Mgmt + Cloud Mgmt Total asset optimization across on-prem, SaaS, and cloud SAM improves CMP by providing license intelligence CMP improves SAM by using orchestration and automation to drive outcomes 10
  11. 11. TECHNOLOGY ASSET MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS
  12. 12. D E S K T O P S , D E V I C E S , I o T C L O U D / S A A S D A T A C E N T E R S V I R T U A L E N V I R O N M E N T S CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE BRING YOUR OWN SOFTWARE LICENSE SAAS APPLICATIONS GROWING COMPLEXITY BRINGS GOVERNANCE CHALLENGES Most enterprise IT departments underestimate SaaS usage by a factor of 15. By 2019, more than 30% of the 100 largest vendors’ new software investments will have shifted to cloud-only. - Cisco Study- Gartner
  13. 13. BROADEST AND BEST REACH WITH FLEXERA FLEXNET MANAGER SAAS MANAGER, RIGHTSCALE SOFTWARE VULNERABILITY MANAGEMENT DATA PLATFORM Uncover Shadow SaaS Optimize Cloud Services Analyze Usage Data Most Advanced Optimization Automated License Governance Data Center and Cloud Licensing Know Risks in the Environment Priortize and Assess Risk Remediate and Patch Complete Asset Library APIs For Data Plugins Normalize And Enrich Data
  14. 14. FLEXERA SAAS MANAGER
  15. 15. 15 FLEXERA 1 x 2 x 3 Ax Using SaaS Applications Delivers Agility, But… 30% of SaaS Licenses Are Often Un-used Shelfware 15x More SaaS Apps Are Being Used Than IT Sees 89% of Exited Employees Can Still Access Data YOU CAN’T CONTROL WHAT YOU CAN’T SEE A SaaS management tool let’s you discover, manage, optimize and secure all of your SaaS applications.
  16. 16. 16 FLEXERA 1 x 2 x 3 Ax Flexera SaaS Manager Web based SaaS application. Nothing behind the firewall. Designed for use by procurement, finance, and IT. Identifies shadow IT, risk, & waste across all SaaS vendors.
  17. 17. The Flexera SaaS Manager Platform Comprehensive SaaS Visibility Unsanctioned SaaSSanctioned SaaS SaaS Manager Data Integrations HR Systems Identity Provider or SSO Expense System All Current SaaS Providers Financial System Connect to sources of identity Connect to sources of transactions Connect to sources of usage data
  18. 18. SaaS Manager App Utilization Analysis
  19. 19. SaaS Manager Dashboard
  20. 20. TECHNOLOGY DATA PLATFORM
  21. 21. BETTER DATA, BETTER IT OPERATIONS EXECUTIVE DASHBOARD SW ASSET MANAGEMENT VULNERABILITY MANAGEMENT ASSET DATA INTELLIGENCE ITSM IT FINANCE IT PROCUREMENT PROJECT & PORTFOLIO MGMT ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE 40% of IT project failures stem from bad data  EA and PPM technology deployments need complete asset data to avoid unplanned impacts  ITSM incident, problem and change workflows need accurate asset data to run effectively  User request processing depends on accurate asset data for timely completion  All IT stakeholders need one shared source of truth for assets
  22. 22. FLEXERA ASSET DATA INTELLIGENCE OPEN SOURCE ANALYSIS LICENSE MODELS LIFECYCLE DATA SUPPLIER DATA DATA CLOUD 725KSOFTWARE RELEASES 1.4MHARDWARE MODELS 400KPRODUCT USE RIGHTS 1.2M SKUs 1.9MEOL DATES 22MOPEN SOURCE COMPONENTS 220KVULNERABILITIES 20KMONITORED PRODUCTS 2,500 Updates Per Day End of Life Software End of Life Hardware Energy Consumption Open Source Security Vulnerabilities Hardware Normalization Software Normalization
  23. 23. SOFTWARE LICENSE OPTIMIZATION
  24. 24. BROADER REACH FOR SPEND MANAGEMENT EXECUTIVE DASHBOARD SW ASSET MANAGEMENT VULNERABILITY MANAGEMENT ASSET DATA INTELLIGENCE ITSM IT FINANCE IT PROCUREMENT PROJECT & PORTFOLIO MGMT ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE OVERLICENSING AND SHELFWARE CAN BE 30% OF SOFTWARE SPEND  Complex licensing across new platforms  Need accurate discovery and normalization  Hard to manage and optimize cost of all assets  Need better usage data for procurement
  25. 25. Software License Optimization—Meeting the License Management Challenges Manage Software Assets Throughout the Full Product Lifecycle Optimize purchasing Maximize utilization of assets Reduce software costs Maintain license compliance to reduce audit cost and risk Request Approve Purchase Deploy Manage Upgrade Retire Optimize Optimize OptimizeOptimize Optimize Optimize Technology People Process
  26. 26. Manage Software Licenses
  27. 27. Product Use Rights Libraries
  28. 28. SOFTWARE VULNERABILITY MANAGEMENT
  29. 29. COMPLETE SOFTWARE VULNERABILITY MANAGEMENT Flexera’s Secunia Research Group identified 1,865 vulnerabilities from 259 vendors spanning 20,000 applications in 2018 Software Vulnerability Manager helps prioritize and package patches based on criticality and relevance Flexera SaaS Manager can discover unauthorized users in over 32,000 SaaS apps 1 2 3
  30. 30. Assess 32 P R O D U C TS OV E R V I E W Secure End-of-Life Insecure 32 20 62 TOTA L 1 1 4 100% (SECURE) 80-99% 50-79% <50% 6 5 1 D E V I C E S TAT U S – S EC U R I T Y S C O R E TOTA L 1 2 ASSESS
  31. 31. Prioritize L AT E S T A D V I S O R I E S A F F E C T I N G Y O U R S E C U R I T Y Date Title Installations Criticality 2017-11-23 Foxit Reader Multiple Vulnerabilities 130 2017-11-13 Apple iTunes Multiple Vulnerabilities 143 2017-11-09 Microsoft Internet Explorer Multiple Vulnerabilities 161 2017-11-07 Google Chrome Multiple Vulnerabilities 12 2017-10-31 Oracle JAVA SE Multiple Vulnerabilities 89 2017-10-27 Apache OpenOffice Multiple Vulnerabilities 11 2017-11-23 Debian Update for Asterisk 32 2017-11-13 IBM SPSS Statistics 99 2017-11-09 Apple Quicktime Multiple Vulnerabilities 130 2017-11-07 McAfee Web Gateway 80 2017-10-31 IBM Cognos Planning Update 20 2017-10-27 VMWare vCenter Server Appliance 3 Extremely critical Highly critical Less critical Moderately critical Not critical 39 28 16 10 7 P R O D U C TS BY C R I T I C A L I T Y No Fix Partial Fix Vendor Patched Vendor Workaround 86 14 P R O D U C TS BY S O LU T I O N S TAT U S PRIORITIZE
  32. 32. COMBINED USE CASES
  33. 33. License Compliance RightScale can ensure full visibility into cloud instances and VM for a complete software inventory in Flexera software license optimization License Visibility Across On-Prem, Cloud On Premises Instances Cloud Instances Use RightScale templates and/or policies to install Flexera software inventory agent Normalize Insights
  34. 34. RightScale policies can continually monitor unused Windows licenses from Flexera and automatically re-allocate unused licenses to Azure Windows licenses to Azure to Azure VMs License Optimization: Azure Hybrid Benefit (AHB) Used Windows Licenses Unused Windows Licenses Purchased Licenses Azure VMs charged for Windows on-demand Azure VMs using AHB AzureOn-Premise RightScale automated policies adjust which Azure VMs use Azure Hybrid Benefit
  35. 35. Secure cloud workloads through Flexera software vulnerability management and RightScale policies and orchestration Cloud Vulnerability Management L A T E S T A D V I S O R I E S A F F E C T I N G Y O U R S E C U R I T Y Date Title Installations Criticality 2017-11-23 Foxit Reader MultipleVulnerabilities 130 2017-11-13 Apple iTunes MultipleVulnerabilities 143 2017-11-09 Microsoft Internet Explorer Multiple Vulnerabilities 161 2017-11-07 Google Chrome MultipleVulnerabilities 12 2017-10-31 Oracle JAVA SE Multiple Vulnerabilities 89 2017-10-27 Apache OpenOfficeMultipleVulnerabilities 11 2017-11-23 Debian Update for Asterisk 32 2017-11-13 IBM SPSS Statistics 99 2017-11-09 Apple Quicktime Multiple Vulnerabilities 130 2017-11-07 McAfee Web Gateway 80 2017-10-31 IBM Cognos Planning Update 20 2017-10-27 VMWare vCenter Server Appliance 3 Impacted Cloud Instances RightScale automated policies remediate impacted instances RightScale Policies
  36. 36. A Vision for the Future of IT 38 SaaS Cloud Services Hardware Software Optimization for all technology assets Data platform builds intelligence Drive automated outcomes from insights Data
  37. 37. Contact sales@rightscale.com for more info Q&A 39

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