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Webinar: How to Cut Costs but Retain Value in IBM Maintenance Renewals

  • 24/05/2017

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Thursday 1 January 1970

About this event

This webinar was presented live by Martin Thompson and Tomás O’Leary on Wednesday 24th May 2017.

If you missed the live session or enrolled late… no problem, the session was recorded. Click ‘Register Here’ below to view the session on play-back.

Topic

How to Cut Costs but Retain Value in IBM Maintenance Renewals

Learning Objectives

1. What do you need for an IBM SW contract renewal & how can you give yourself options?
2. How to perform a cost / benefit analysis of IBM maintenance value
3. Negotiation points in IBM agreements – what you can & cannot do
4. End of support options for IBM / Opensource

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Due to technical issues with the webinar platform, this webinar started recording late therefore the first part of the webinar is not part of the recording. However, we’d like to reassure you that the proceeding slides were the agenda and speaker introductions only. If you would like to see the missing slides, please click here to download a PDF.

Who should attend

  • CIO’s
  • Senior IT Decision Makers
  • IT Asset Managers
  • Software Asset Managers
  • Software Licensing Specialists
  • IT Procurement Professionals

Agenda

• What do you need for an IBM SW contract renewal & how can you give yourself options?
– Understanding IBM SW contracts
– Understanding the different types of IBM SW & how they are licensed
– Understanding IBM consumption models
– Understanding IBM future plans & how if they fit with yours
– Over licensing / under licensing / audits and compliance
• How to perform a cost / benefit analysis of IBM maintenance value
• Negotiation points in IBM agreements – what you can & cannot do
• End of support options for IBM / Opensource

Speakers

Martin Thompson, Owner & Founder – The ITAM Review

Martin is owner and founder of The ITAM Review, an online resource and community for worldwide ITAM professionals.

Martin is an independent ITAM consultant for organizations seeking independent guidance on ITAM strategy or ITAM tool selection. Martin also reviews tools, technology and services in the ITAM market.

On a voluntary basis Martin is the Chief Agitator at the Campaign for Clear Licensing, a contributor to ISO WG21 which develops the SAM International Standard ISO/IEC 19770 and board member of Free ICT Europe which supports the ICT secondary market.

 

Tomás O’Leary, CEO, Origina

Tomás, Founder and CEO of Origina, is a thought leading, vocal and influential player in the secondary ICT market. Having spent over 15 years either working in IBM or in leading one of its more successful European business partners, Tomás recognised the impact the major changes in the ICT market were having on the traditional enterprise ICT users and decided to give them something different – a choice!

Why you should attend

  • Cost – This Webinar is FREE.
  • Convenience -You can participate in the webinar from a location of your choosing.  No travelling/ travel costs involved.
  • Interaction – You have the opportunity to communicate and ask questions with the presenter and peers.

Sponsors

Testimonials and reviews

‘This was a great webinar — very informative. I am looking forward to the other 11 modules!’

‘Very well pitched, i.e. middle of the road to be understandable for beginners as well as for people with experience in the field. Looking forward to the next module’

‘I thought this module was well organized and well presented, bringing together some key points about how to get the ITAM ball rolling and to keep it rolling. I look forward to next month’s module’.

‘Really good & interactive’

‘Great presentation! Thanks so much for putting these together. I look forward to next month!!’

‘Thanks this is well-aimed and helped me to think about next steps I should be taking’.

‘The session was very informative with excellent examples’

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