We are an independent consultancy working solely in the interests of our customers and not tied to any incentives from software vendors.

Enterprise Licence Solutions will clarify and simplify IT jargon and communicate licencing solutions in clear business terms, providing a common understanding from the coal face to the board room. We will work closely with your business stakeholders, IT organisation, vendors and resellers to ensure all opportunities and issues are brought to light and demystified. With ELS, you will be able to understand what you have now and what you need to do to prepare for the future.

How can

you handle mergers, acquisitions and divestments?

Are you

properly licenced for what you are using?

Do your

licence contracts allow you to change in the future?

Do you

have a clear view of what is being used, by whom and how?

Are you

only paying for what you need?

 

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We will assess your current entitlements and explain your current licencing position in business terms – highlighting under/over licencing, compliance risks and budget requirements.

Do you

understand the overall strategy of your enterprise?

How do

you align vendor product sets to deliver on your IT roadmap?

How is

this translated into your IT roadmap?

What is

your contingency plan if things change?

LICENCE CONTRACT NEGOTIATION

We will work with your business stakeholders, IT organisation and service providers to devise a contract position that leverages vendor offerings to enable your business strategy .

What are

your current entitlements and obligations?

What is

your current bargaining position?

What options

this translated into your IT roadmap?

What are

your key bargaining levers?

CLOUD MIGRATION

We will work with your customers, IT organisation and service providers to provide a clear roadmap to leverage your existing investments as you move to cloud while avoiding overpayment and compliance issues.

Can your

current licences be used as part of a new solution in the cloud?

What are

you getting for your subscriptions?

Are you

paying for software components twice?

What are

your Cloud service provider’s responsibilities?

Who is

liable for audit and compliance?

How can

you get out of a cloud service?

OPERATIONAL REVIEW

We will partner with your IT organisation to identify key opportunities and create a plan to enhance IT services and reduce costs and risk.

Are your

licence entitlements embedded in your IT asset management processes?

Are you

fully utilising your licence inventory?

Do your

procurement practices reflect your entitlements?

How do

you ensure that your operational processes maintain compliance?

COMPLIANCE AUDIT ASSISTANCE

We will work with your IT organisation and auditor to ensure a clear process, good communication and the best outcome for the customer.

Are you

likely to be audited in the foreseeable future?

What are

your rights and how should you engage the auditor?

How do

you devise a defensible position?

What can

you do to prepare for an audit?

Where are

your key exposures and what can you do about them?

How do

you use compliance issues as bargaining chips?