A SAM managed service helps customers more effectively manage their software assets. It delivers value by helping to achieve deep data insights, which in turn drives better business strategy alignment, software and license optimization and compliance. It provides a complete view of the infrastructure to drive real-time IT decisions throughout all software and related asset lifecycle management.


Regular end-of-life product guidance
Regular value-add consultations in one of the following areas:

SQL Workload

Cyber-security

Cloud Readiness

Mobile Device Management

Virtualisation

Non-production Environments

SAM process maturity tracking against Microsoft SOM
One-time “fresh start” with Microsoft licensing
Reduced risk of audit
Flexible licensing solutions and optimisation
Special offers and training opportunities
Start (Service Commitment)

MSP Customer Agreement (POE/LOE)

Months 1-2

Data Collection & Analysis

SOM Information Collection

Month 3 (Milestone)

Detailed Inventory

Effective License Position (ELP)

Baseline SOM

Review of maturity & recommendations

Product end-of-life review

Begin Value-add Consultation(s)

Months 4-8

Data Collection

Technology & License Optimisation Roadmap

Value-add Consultation Activity

Month 9 (Milestone)

Detailed Inventory

Product end-of-life review

Value-add Consultation(s)

Technology & License Optimisation Roadmap

Months 10-14

Data Collection

Value-add Consultation Activity

Month 15 (Milestone)

Detailed Inventory

Effective License Position (ELP)

Review of SOM maturity & recommendations

Product end-of-life review

Value-add Consultation(s)

Months 16-20

Data Collection

Value-add Consultation Activity

Month 21 (Milestone)

Detailed Inventory

Product end-of-life review

Value-add Consultation(s)

Technology & License Optimisation Roadmap

Months 22-26

Data Collection

Value-add Consultation Activity

Month 27 (Milestone)

Detailed Inventory

Effective License Position (ELP)

Review of SOM maturity & recommendations

Product end-of-life review

Value-add Consultation(s)

End