Since every business faces unique challenges our software solutions are tailored to help each customer operate more efficiently and profitably. Whether you need applications that help you make sense out of complexity, or programs that can protect against attacks and infrastructure failures – or simply a more efficient way to manage your licensing - FGD can help.
Make smarter buying decisions, reduce spending and speed-up your auditing processes with software that enables complete control of your assets.
Our software expertise covers the entire range of enterprise applications - from the desktop environment to business management applications and server tools. Software vendors today offer an incredibly wide variety of products, which can be purchased according to a disparate range of licencing models.
SAM Service from FGD establishes a baseline assessment of your IT environment through a one-time check-up and clean-up of your licensing situation that provides you with a solid, foundational assessment of your IT environment. It addresses the critical step you need to take before engaging in any new agreement, true-up or renewal. It’s the perfect engagement for companies who want to know their license situation at one given time, ahead of a vendor audit.
SAM Standard Service Packages
The SAM Standard Service offers four standard packages:
Additionally, Future Generation Services is prepared to put together a package for any publisher you would like to include in a GAP analysis.
This comprehensive SAM analysis/assessment targets the SAM methodology implemented by your organization. Working together in a workshop setting, we’ll gain a better understanding of your current SAM practice. Our goal is 100% visibility as we provide an assessment of your software asset environment.
The core clean-up step is license analysis, where we compare what’s installed to what’s entitled based on all the different rights, such as downgrade rights or virtualisation rights. Based on the results of our analysis, we will help you purchase the licenses you need, consolidate the licenses you have, adjust existing contracts with publishers, or make recommendations on uninstallation scenarios.
Keeping Control of your Software Portfolio
Software management is not just about avoiding risk; it’s also about delivering value back to the business. With FGD SAM practice you will;