Who Needs This Service?
Our IBM Advisory Services are tailored for:
Organizations Seeking Clarity and Control: Those looking to navigate the complexities of IBM licensing, audits, and negotiations with a clear strategy. We assist in making informed decisions, ensuring choices reflect your needs and strategic goals rather than being constrained by IBM’s standard offerings.
Entities Aiming for Optimal Value: Organizations striving to maximize the benefits from their IBM engagements. Whether it’s securing more favorable licensing terms, ensuring audit preparedness, enhancing negotiation outcomes, or optimizing license usage, our services are designed to deliver more value, aligning with your business objectives for greater efficiency and cost savings.
What Do We Offer?
Our IBM Advisory Services encompass a holistic approach to managing your IBM licensing, audits, negotiations, and license optimization.
Comprehensive Licensing and Audit Analysis
Perform a detailed review of your IBM licensing agreements and audit readiness to identify cost-saving opportunities and compliance risks. We assess your current deployment and licensing terms to uncover underutilized assets and compliance gaps, ensuring efficient license management and minimizing financial exposure.
Negotiation Strategy and Support
Offer strategic guidance and support throughout your negotiations with IBM, covering licenses, audits, ELAs, and cloud agreements. Our experts use their extensive knowledge of IBM’s practices and pricing models to achieve terms that are favorable and aligned with your organizational goals, enhancing value and reducing costs.
Risk Management and Compliance Advisory
Conduct thorough assessments to ensure compliance with IBM licensing terms, reducing the risk of audit penalties. We provide clear explanations of licensing conditions, helping your organization navigate the complexities of IBM agreements and maintain compliance.
License Optimization and Strategic Advisory
After securing or renewing your agreement, we deliver ongoing advisory services to optimize your IBM license portfolio. Regular evaluations of your software usage against current and future business requirements are conducted, offering actionable insights for license reallocation or acquisition, ensuring your investments continue to meet your evolving needs.
Why choose us
Our team comprises seasoned professionals, including former IBM employees, who offer a unique blend of extensive IBM licensing knowledge and exceptional consulting skills. Together, we have accumulated over 200 years of collective experience in IBM licensing environments.
As an independent consulting firm, we offer unbiased and objective advice, exclusively focusing on your best interests. Our firm is not affiliated with IBM or its competitors, ensuring that our guidance is impartial and specifically tailored to your organization’s unique IBM licensing needs.
Independent IBM Specialists
As an independent consulting firm, we are dedicated to providing objective and unbiased advice, with a focus on your best interests. We maintain our independence from IBM and its competitors, ensuring that our recommendations are always impartial and tailored to meet your unique licensing requirements.
Our IBM licensing expertise has been acknowledged by industry research firms, highlighting our leadership in the field and the trust our clients place in us.
Decades of IBM Expertise
Our team is a distinctive combination of former IBM employees and industry veterans, offering deep IBM licensing knowledge and superior consulting services. Together, we bring over 200 years of direct experience in managing complex IBM licensing challenges.