Cut Software Spending Safely With SAM

Published: 16 March 2016 ID: G00301780

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I&O leaders can cut spending for software licenses by as much as 30% by implementing the three software license optimization best practices presented in this research.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Optimize Software Configurations
      • IBM Optimization Checklist
      • Microsoft Optimization Checklist
      • Oracle Optimization Checklist
      • SAP Optimization Checklist
      • Recommended Actions
    • Recycle Software Licenses
      • Remove Underused Software
      • Recover Software Licenses
      • Redeploy Existing Software Licenses
      • Recommended Actions
    • Leverage SAM Tools
      • Recommended Actions
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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