Want a fast overview of your Microsoft licensing and compliance? Our “Rapid Vendor Analysis” service is your entry-level path to reducing your Microsoft costs. We look at the major areas of concern and the major spend areas for your Microsoft products. Aspera experts deliver a report of your Microsoft software usage, licensing costs and compliance risks. See how you can get strong ROI with a hassle free, risk-free analysis.
You probably don’t know what you’re using.
When? Any time
You might get a software audit letter from Microsoft any time, so avoid a scramble by preventing the risk ahead of time
When? Once a year
This “meeting of the minds” in your Microsoft contract is an annual check-in that manages adding or changing software
When? Every 3 years
When you renew with Microsoft, it’s essential to know what you have and how it’s used so you negotiate strongly
Other software companies bring in a third party or outside consultants to handle their services. We are the only SAM solutions company that does both: in-house technology and an in-house team. You don’t have to communicate between third parties, or deal with the gaps and downtime that inevitably happen.
- Microsoft software usage
- Microsoft licensing costs
- Microsoft compliance risks
Get the cost avoidance that an Effective License Position would identify — at a fraction of the standard price. Through 20 years of successful SAM solutions, our team realized that 80% of cost avoidance can be found in 20% of Microsoft’s product families.
That’s why our “Rapid Vendor Analysis” looks at the Microsoft products with the highest likelihood of delivering cost avoidance insights, with the least amount of customer disruption.
Gives you quick compliance when you’re under pressure and need to know what you’re using vs. what you’re buying
Get reporting for your high-risk Microsoft product families to prevent overspending and under-licensing in the future
Rapid Vendor Analysis provides a short-term fix if there’s no budget for a full Software Asset Management program right now
1- Collect Microsoft data
We run a one-time data collection using inventory tools and scripts to gather all the information for understanding your Microsoft estate
2- Analyze Microsoft data
We analyze your Microsoft data very quickly and accurately to understand your true usage — we do it fast and we do it right
3- Report Microsoft insights
We show your current optimized license position, and the opportunities for avoiding costs and avoiding audit risk