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LicenseControl for Cloud

Spend smarter in the cloud with SaaS cost optimization

Reduce your SaaS spend with SaaS Cost Optimization

The cloud is the future of your software. You get fast, easy access to essential apps for your business, save time on deployment and installation, and never worry about your business needs outgrowing your software infrastructure. But if you don’t keep your subscriptions under control, those happy clouds can quickly turn into budget overruns.

LicenseControl for Cloud gives a complete overview of your cloud environment with features for instant SaaS cost optimization. Get to the heart of your cloud licensing by pulling robust, relevant data directly from your favorite SaaS products such as Office 365, Salesforce, and Adobe Creative Cloud.

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Manage SaaS costs centrally

Effectively plan and assign the licenses you need for every vendor

Get deep data insights

Use live usage data to make strategic purchasing decisions.

See the whole SaaS picture

Use one platform as an overview for every SaaS vendor

Deep data insights for your most important SaaS vendors

Protect your Salesforce investment

Salesforce's CRM features put you in constant reach of your customers. But if you pay too much for Salesforce licenses, your revenue engine turns into a profit drag. Optimize your company’s accounts and software usage across all Salesforce Orgs. Control your spending on licenses and make informed decisions about purchases and contracts.

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Maximize your Office 365 investment

Office 365 has the apps you use every day. LicenseControl keeps your Office 365 spending low by finding the most cost-effective subscription options. It analyzes accounts, subscriptions, and apps used to automatically suggest the best enterprise plans and services. Make decisions based on solid data without guesswork.

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Get creative with license savings

With Adobe Creative Cloud, you have the design tools to make your company’s presence pop. LicenseControl ensures those creative pops don’t become cost explosions. Track your Creative Cloud app usage to keep on top of what your employees use, and optimize your environment to get the best subscription for your business needs.

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Top 3 ways to save on SaaS subscriptions

Total insight into your cloud environment is the key to managing your investment. From the LicenseControl dashboard, you can monitor usage and storage limits, customize workflows, and re-harvest unused licenses. Here’s how it works:

Use what you’ve paid for. Monitor usage to ensure that subscriptions and services aren’t going to waste. Deactivate unused accounts, analyze inactivity hotspots, and monitor unexpected consumption and over-limit charges.

Reduce your subscription costs. Avoid unnecessary purchasing and keep costs down, with features such as automatically reusing subscriptions.

Always know who’s using your apps. Keep your environment secure and your costs low by always knowing who has access to your cloud apps. Know who’s using your apps, so you can manage subscriptions, and eliminate unauthorized access.

Case Study: Over $10.2 million in benefits from cloud management

Before implementing a new technology, you want to know if the investment is worth it. That’s why Aspera commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate the ROI of Aspera LicenseControl for Cloud. See how this large global life sciences organization found benefits of over $10.2M using cloud spend management.

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Instant cloud reporting that drives business value

Go beyond simple usage overviews to reports that put you in control. Accurate and immediate reports keep you on top of your changing business needs in the cloud, such as:

  • Downgrade reports show you options for using more cost-efficient licenses in your library.
  • Service reports show you which services are being used and how they affect your overall licensing picture and costs.
  • Optimization reports help you to find all your cost reduction and contract savings opportunities.

Keep your subscriptions cost-effective

Want to monitor your company’s usage without a lot of effort? LicenseControl shows your detailed usage, so you can make business-driven decisions about your cloud subscriptions.

Customizable thresholds. Set an inacitivity threshold, such as 6 weeks, after which accounts are automatically deactivated.

Automated workflows. Customizable workflows enable you to automate your subscription management activities and send customized notifications to meet your business needs.

Activity log. Get a full overview of account activity for each app, including account deactivations and a record of alert emails sent.

Keep your data private and secure

LicenseControl follows the highest data privacy and security standards to ensure that your complies with all local, national, and international guidelines and regulations.

Know everyone in your system. LicenseControl guarantees that only authorized personnel are in your system by monitoring usage, harvesting licenses, and deactivating the accounts of former employees.

Keep data in secure locations. Local data protection laws require a geographical region with high data security. LicenseControl lets you choose where to keep your data to stay compliant and secure.

ITAM Review’s 2020
SaaS Management Market Report

Aspera rated Best for Discovery and Existing Customers

Aspera’s LicenseControl for Cloud was recognized for the breadth and depth of its inventory capabilities in the first-ever ITAM Review SaaS Management Market Report. Aspera is excited to be one of the leaders in the field included in this first of its kind market and tool analysis.

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Get expert help with cloud contracts

Our in-house Services team are experts in implementation, managed services, architecture review, and contract optimization. Using LicenseControl for Cloud, they will help you:

Configure & onboard

Configure your user accounts, and align onboarding employees

Analyze licenses

Analyze licenses and take action to minimize consumption

Know your pricing

Uncover pricing terms to right-size your contracts

Negotiate strongly

Know your usage and eliminate overconsumption in your next renewal

Keep your SAM cloud costs on the ground

LicenseControl for Cloud is the easy way to lower costs and consumption and reclaim budget. Here’s an overview of its deeper capabilities and their benefits to you.

Get your data fast and easy. Gather, filter, and view your data quickly, and receive your first reports in just a few minutes.

Generate reports quickly. Get the most important information, including usage, license assignment, and recent activity reports.

Monitor your usage. Analyze inactivity hotspots, so you can deactivate and re-harvest unused, underused, and duplicate accounts.

Prepare for contract negotiations. Track usage trends, and identify peaks and valleys, so you can set the payment thresholds in your contract renewals.

Reduce your purchases. Get the full view of your license inventory to avoid unnecessary purchasing and keep costs down.

Get started in minutes. Set-up is quick and easy and requires no technical expertise–anyone on your team can do it.

Easily manage unused accounts. Free up licenses with options that include a customizable inactivity threshold, custom email notifications, and whitelisting of accounts.

Manage business needs. Identify over-provisioned software, control costs, and make more strategic purchasing decisions, ensuring that your cloud apps drive revenue and company growth.

Monitor storage costs. LicenseControl shows how close you are to the storage limits, so you can avoid overage fees.

Use a single sign-on. Make important licensing changes from a single platform, instead of logging into different apps to control each vendor.

Make a smart transition. Track employee movement to the cloud to measure the effectiveness of your transition.

Complete your Software Asset Management Toolbox

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The strategic platform for simplifying complex SAM challenges. Identify up to 30% savings in software licenses, and reveal high-risk compliance gaps.

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LicenseControl for SAP

Advanced SAP analytics that change the game. Identify the most cost-effective licenses while being compliant with SAP’s LAW measurements.

Change your SAP game

SmartCollect Inventory

From the data center to the cloud, our inventory tool gathers the complete, detailed discovery data you need for your SAM program..

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