Service Provider - Supported by Derive Logic's ITAM & SAM Services and best practice

 

Our Service Provider clients utilise our services and solutions to achieve effective IT governance and defend against vendor and software publisher audits, assure digital transformation, manage their risk, compliance and performance. Our clients use our intelligence to avoid unnecessary costs and financial penalties, whilst optimising their IT investments.

 

Client: European Data Centre & Cloud Service Provider

 

 

The Challenge – SPLA Audit Threat & Liability

  • Extensive usage of Service provider & perpetual licence models​
  • Extensive mergers & acquisition programme​
  • Over 1,500 hosted clients
  • Inappropriate licensing models that were under-reported to vendor​
  • Immature ITAM process, sales qualification to on-boarding and management poorly aligned to clients​
  • Poorly aligned product licensing & commercial recharge strategy​
  • Poor internal service licensing governance.

 

Our Solution

  • Derive Logic initially engaged to provide Microsoft SPLA Audit Defence​
  • Risk Mitigation Services
  • Platform SPLA reporting
  • Licensing strategy support & development
  • Governance process & policy definition.

 

Real Outcomes

  • $9m initial risk identified
  • Final optimised & negotiated settlement $150k​
  • Accurate & complete reporting achieved
  • ITAM governance & best practice.

 

Our Solutions

On-Premise

On-premise Services

Outsourcing

Outsourcing Services

 

Service Provider - Supported by Derive Logic's ITAM & SAM Services and best practice