Software Asset Management Managed Service

The most effective way to build a SAM function with all the skills & capabilities you really need

Don’t wait to find that you can’t hire the right staff, that the expensive Software Asset Management tools don’t live up to their promises and that your technology spend and risks are going through the roof.

Whether your business driver is governance, risk avoidance or cost optimization, Livingstone provides everything you need to build an effective Software Asset Management program:

People with unrivalled SAM expertise & licensing know-how

Processes and proven methodologies to drive cost savings

Technologies to effectively capture and manage software and entitlements

Livingstone helps large and complex organizations address the global shortage in Software Asset Management skills by offering a fully-managed SAM program. We boast one of the largest dedicated Software Asset Management teams in the world, skilled in program management, best practices, software licensing, entitlement management and data processing.

Our team becomes an extension of your in-house SAM capabilities, complementing the skills you have with the ones that you need to make your SAM function complete and effective. Just ask customers like BT, Nissan, Argos and UBS.

“Partnering for SAM success”
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Our services and how to engage

Our portfolio of SAM services is specially designed to support you at every step of your Software Asset Management journey. Engage at any level, depending on your individual requirements, project time frames and goals.

SAM Essentials

Fixed-term SAM engagements

Address your immediate SAM needs with our packaged quick-start services:


Audit Defense
Negotiation & Renewal
Baseline
Cloud Readiness
SAM Maturity Review

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Tools+ SAM

Maximize the value of your SAM Tool

Fill your SAM skills gaps & tool shortcomings with Livingstone’s SAM expertise:


Entitlement Upload
Vendor Licensing Expertise
Inventory Cleansing
SAM Advisory Services
Available for popular SAM & Inventory tools

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Managed Service

Multi-year SAM program

Leverage the full power of Livingstone’s processes, people & technology for your SAM program:


Data & Inventory Management
Entitlement & Contracts
Compliance & Audit Defense
Cost & License Optimization
Business Transformation

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Benefits of a Livingstone SAM managed service

Faster to deliver results, cheaper to onboard and more effective at driving cost savings and risk reductions. The benefits of working with Livingstone are many:

Technology

Livingstone’s proprietary technology platform, Luce is included in the service and eliminates the need for expensive third-party licensing tools.

Expertise

Specialist software licensing knowledge and impartial advice from 75+ licensing experts to support you with any licensing challenges.

Best practice

Proven processes and methodologies ensure that all inventory and entitlement data is accurately gathered and complete so you have full visibility of your IT estate at any time.

Interactive delivery

High customer-contact service includes face-to-face-delivery, strong Service Governance, ITSM and Service Desk Integrations to reduce SAM management overheads and strengthen software lifecycle processes.

On-demand analytics

Accurate SAM intelligence reporting via Livingstone’s live customer portal provides key stakeholders across the business with relevant information to help support informed decisions.

How can we help?

To request more information about Livingsone’s Software Asset Management services, or to find out more about the company in general, speak to one of our local experts today.

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