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Version 1 provide the following Software Asset Management Services as part of their wider IT Consultancy and Management offerings:
Oracle License Optimisation - full lifecycle software licensing consultancy including Cloud Licensing, Oracle Unlimited License Agreements (ULAs), & Java Licensing Optimisation
SAM Managed Services - Continuous, bespoke SAM Managed Services via SAM4D offering
License Audit - License Audit Management services for Oracle & Microsoft
Cloud Licensing - Assessment, Consulting and Monitoring of Cloud Services
VIRIMA (formerly EcosystemManager) can be licensed as a standalone ITAM SaaS package which includes discovery, CMDB and automatic relationship mapping or coupled with VIRIMA ITSM and 3rd party ITSM platforms such as ServiceNow and Cherwell. VIRIMA also provides implementation and adoption services to ensure the tool quickly becomes operational and returning value. We were particularly impressed with the ability of VIRIMA to visualize relationships between servers.
Discount-Licensing resells discounted pre-owned Microsoft Volume software licences ('Enterprise' / 'Select' / 'Open') to businesses that are growing, migrating or experiencing a licence shortfall.
We Buy Disused Microsoft Volume Software Licence Assets
Discount-Licensing identifies disused / surplus Microsoft 'Volume' software licence assets from UK and other European based organisations that may have reduced its headcount, migrated to a more recent version or moved to the Cloud.
Every transaction is protected with our Professional Indemnity insurance and we also warrant that all software licences purchased by Discount-Licensing have been first put into use within the EEA region - we will provide proof of ownership for every purchase / sale in accordance with the EU Software Directive 2009/24/EC.
In their own words:
For nearly two decades, Aspera has helped hundreds of enterprises and over 50 Fortune 500s to assess cost and risk within their IT environments.
Aspera Software Asset Management solutions track all the big vendors such as IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and SAP to cover every environment from servers and desktops to cloud and mobile. With the largest in-house consultant and service team in the industry, Aspera provides companies with individualized strategies for data discovery, easy system integration, and a cost-effective way to purchase, use and optimize licenses. Find out how you can choose the best software and cloud services for your company.
Enterprise License Solutions provide bespoke services across the entire IT lifecycle - strategy, architecture, infrastructure, applications, projects, service delivery, and procurement.
They are independent, technology agnostic, and not tied to software publisher incentives.
Via a small team of consultants they provide management of a range of publishers including IBM, Oracle, SAP, ServiceNow, and Microsoft, alongside engineering products such as Bentley & Autodesk.
Group 10 Consulting provide;
- Best Practice End-to-End Software & Hardware Asset Management services based on Industry Standards
- Sourcing & Vendor Management, including Procurement & Contract Management
- ITAM & Contract Management technology selection, implementation, and ongoing administration
- Advisory services such as strategy, commercial, and project leadership
Services can be provided via a team of approximately 80 consultants in engagements ranging from multi-year managed service agreements to focused short-term engagements