Microsoft Windows Server involves some of the most complicated licensing rules in the software industry. As such, it can lead to the greatest frustration and most expensive compliance gaps. We have had customers who thought they had a few thousand dollars in Windows Server True-Up costs only to discover they owed Microsoft more than a million dollars! It’s important to avoid any nasty surprises when it comes to your software, which is why MetrixData 360 is pleased to offer our Windows Server Optimization Tool. The Optimization Tool comes with many functions and capabilities including:
Rest easy at night knowing that the Windows Server Optimization Tool has everything under control.
When your Windows Server and Virtualization data is uploaded to our tool, it can provide a complete picture for your deployments, including the relationships between Virtual Machines, Physical Hosts, Clusters, and Datacenters. Once that is established, it is possible to apply the optimization logic to one or more potential licensing scenarios. This will allow the user to adjust various parameters to provide different pricing options and forecast your license position. This could have a significant impact on your forecasted license position and calculates pricing options. A few scenario parameters which can be adjusted on the Optimization Tool include:
The Windows Server License Optimization Tool is then able to generate reports which indicate the most cost-effective licensing scenario. In addition, the report can provide an examination of trends over time and provide a detailed breakdown for a selected scenario, such as:
The Windows Server License Optimization Tool and its reports is both easy to use and consume, but if you would like an expert opinion, we also offer an analysis from our experts. We will walk you through what the data is saying and where we believe savings or compliance issues can be found. Through this practice, we have saved our clients millions of dollars and millions more in potential compliance risks by ensuring they buy exactly what they need. Nothing more and nothing less. If you would like to read about our success stories, you can check out our Client Success Page.
For more information about our services or our tools, you can contact us today and we will get back to you in under 48 hours.