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You might already know this, but it is almost guaranteed that you are overpaying for Microsoft 365. If you took your Microsoft sales rep at their word, remove that ‘almost’ from the previous sentence.
The complex licensing structures that Enterprise contracts require are designed to confuse and inflate your spending, compliance liability, and make it harder to track who is using what licenses in your organization.
“When we signed the EA we listened to what our Microsoft and reseller Reps told us we should buy. We never should have. We over-paid for 3 years. Money we will never get back. I was shocked when I saw the results. Almost 400 users that never used Office 365 at all. We thought everyone used email, but when we investigated we were shocked. Our field service reps never used a single Office 365 service. We were able to change the license we bought for them and save significant money.”
CIO of Fortune 500 Company
“If you asked me again, I’m still not sure I’d believe it. 1000 Users not using at least email! It was true, we had the data needed to investigate it. I was shocked to find not only Accounts that were not active or even humans that had licenses but that we also had a large population of employees in our distribution centers that didn’t even use a single Office 365 service”
IT Procurement Director
“Amazing is all I can say. With a few minutes’ effort to download reports out of our tenant, we received useful data that helped us find waste and reduced our costs by over $2M annually. We couldn’t have done this by ourselves.”
VP of Infrastructure
All client names and case-studies available upon request.
For Enterprise-level organizations, the cost of over-licensing employees can result in millions of dollars per month being wasted, which is why SLIM 360 is designed to compare your usage to the available licensing tiers and highlight where your employees are over-licensed, and how much it is costing you.
Slim 360 creates a streamlined and modern approach to Software Asset Management by organizing your licensing in a way that is both easy to understand and comprehensive. This approach makes license optimization more accessible and more efficient so you can make informed decisions around your software budget.
Knowing who is coming and going in your licensing environment is a vital part of maintaining control of your software budget and security. Without this knowledge, you’re paying for licenses that are still assigned to people who are no longer with the organization. SLIM 360 shows you – down to the user who has joined. left, or at potential to leave so you can avoid over-licensing and block openings for suspicious lingering users in your network.
With SLIM 360 you see how many assigned licenses are actually being used, so you can reorganize your licensing faster, cheaper, and with high confidence that you’re not wasting any resources.
SLIM 360 stops you from wasting time tracking down, stitching, and analyzing gigabytes of licensing spreadsheets by intelligently monitoring your contracts with our built-in AI engine. In doing so, SLIM 360 will show and provide you with:
So you can have the freedom to fully focus on license management in your organization.
SLIM 360 gives you visibility and control over cloud resource allocation to keep your IT budgets in check. And, while your taking a look into your cloud consumption, you can schedule automatic adjustments to stay within your means which will substantially reduce spending spikes while maximizing savings offered by Microsoft.
SLIM 360 Azure Reporting directly integrates with your Azure tenant to transform complex billing data into clear business information for you to take your reporting to the next level of detail.
Saving money on Office 365 doesn’t need to be a complex and labored task. By using SLIM 360, you can start seeing realized savings of up to 40% within six months. You’ll see exactly where your budget is being wasted. You’ll see what employees are over-licensed, under-licensed, or not licensed at all. Your compliance gaps will be laid out clearly, as well as the value gap in what you’re paying for.
To see if you have savings opportunities in your Office 365 and Azure licensing, we invite you to a free read-only health assessment from our software experts. To start, click the button and book a meeting with us today.