Microsoft Licensing Optimization

Analysis of licensing adoption and utilization to uncover cost efficiencies

We partner with Crayon, a Gartner Magic Quadrant leader in software licensing, to gain a full view of your current assets, better understand all your contractual obligations, and plan for future investments. Through our award-winning 4-step approach, you’ll realize cost savings on the technology that you use most with a contract structure that fits the growing needs of your business.

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Our trusted approach for licensing optimization


Microsoft license optimization step 1

Step 1: Establish a point-in-time review of where the software estate is based on what is owned and what is deployed.


Microsoft license optimization step 2

Step 2: Identify current utilization and future plans for the software estate based on business objectives. Establish a sustainable roadmap for new technology within the different workloads.


Microsoft license optimization step 3

Step 3: Develop licensing scenarios based on findings of the two previous phases. Scenarios cover cost modeling and licensing optimization.

Microsoft license optimization step 4

Step 4: Present stakeholders with recommendations for an optimal licensing agreement that is based on current and future technology needs.

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