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How to Choose a Licensing Model for an SLOE Tool

Published: 06 April 2015

ID: G00274442

Analyst(s): Patricia Adams


Enterprises are having an increasingly difficult time comparing prices for software license optimization and entitlement tool models. Despite functional differences among the tools, it's imperative that the software asset managers understand the delivery models to determine the best value available.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Determine the Number of Devices That Can Access and Contain Software
  • Calculate Long-Term Costs Before Choosing a Subscription Model
  • Use Integration, Timing and Implementation Costs as Negotiation Points

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