Our LMaaS service enables you to
License Entitlement information: accurate, up to date and aggregated
From the Microsoft License Statement (MLS), to separate procurement invoices , you have a one stop license entitlement view, that sypports informed purchasing decisions on future license requests.
Software usage view
Inventory data is taken from multiple discovery tools and is consolidated and normalized into meaningful install and usage data. Your clearly see what software is installed on each device and when it was last used, fuelling informed license optimization decisions.
Compliance position views – at a touch of a button
How quickly can you find out the organization’s software compliance position? LMaaS offers you the latest Effective Licensing Report (ELP) on a web-based device, anytime, anywhere!
Virtual domains in a consolidated picture
From data centres to virtual desktops, with or without dynamic resource allocation switched on. Full visibility and control of your virtual environment.
Contract and entitlement renewal dates
Never miss a renewal again! Using a time-line based calendar you can see a full maintenance schedule for all software contracts and entitlement agreements.
Informed license purchases
Clear and useful intelligence about your organization’s license availability by vendor and product make you never buy any un-necessary licenses again.
Re-harvest un-used licenses
Metered license usage data allows you to re-harvest any un-used software. Other employees can use the now available license at no extra cost to the organization.
Act on non-compliance issues
Provide detailed analysis of your organization’s compliance issues by vendor, product or device. Graphics and comprehensive reports help to prioritize and act effectively.
Access to over 100 dashboards and reports
In addition quarterly managed service reports, you have access to detailed dashboards and reports ranging from a list of all licenses to a breakdown of compliance issues.
AppStore: request, approve and deploy software
Use the SAMDirector self-service AppStore, to proactively approve and deploy software; make that any existing entitlement is utilized before a purchase is made.
Always audit ready, anytime!
The regular Effective License Position (ELP) statement along with supporting online reports, makes that you can respond confidently and efficiently to any software audit request.
License Management as a Service is a ‘need to have’ service offering