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Category: SAP

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  • SAP License Management Standard V2.0

    Our SAP License Management Standard for SAP has been updated to reflect changes in SAP licensing since 2017.  The criteria published below are an open standard i.e. If I want to invest in tooling to manage the risk and cost of SAP licensing in my environment – what should I be...

  • SAP License Optimisation – Market Guide

    Our latest Market Guide for SAP License Optimisation looks at tools and services available to manage licenses for SAP systems including ERP & eCommerce platforms. SAP continues to be the publisher of choice for large enterprises looking for software in this space, despite the...

  • JetBlue halves SAP named users with automated user management

    The American airline JetBlue has halved the number of named users required for SAP with proactive user management. With revenue of $7BN and over 40,000 annual passengers, JetBlue is the USAs 6th largest airline I recently met with Mukarram Syed, General Manager for IT Corporate Products...

  • Making sense of SAP’s new Indirect Access license

    One of the biggest ITAM stories right now has been SAP’s lawsuits against two of its customers – the drinks manufacturer Diageo and the Belgian brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev. Both lawsuits have centred around, or at least paid close attention to, indirect access – particularly...

  • SAP License Management Standard V1.0

    Update: This standard has been superseded by V2.0 available here.  The criteria published below are an open standard for SAP License Management.  i.e. If I want to invest in tooling to manage the risk and cost of SAP licensing in my environment – what should I be looking for? We...

  • Jaguar Land Rover save £30m optimising SAP

    Jaguar F-Type (Jaguar Land Rover is Britain’s biggest car manufacturer, shipping cars like the Range Rover and Jaguar F-Type around the world. ) The iconic British car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover saved a whopping £30m by optimising their SAP licensing position prior to negotiation....

  • New compliance target in SAP crosshairs, ABInBev face $600m fine

    ABInBev brands include Budweiser, Corona, Stella Artois and Becks The £60m potential fine mentioned in the recent Diageo case with SAP over indirect access looks like small beer, excuse the pun, compared to the $600m settlement mentioned for SAP licensing violations for the multi-national...

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