Getting more out of your IBM Contracts: An Alternative Path

PlanITROI Learning Center September 10, 2020 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Frank Venezia
Javier Moreno

Let’s explore IBM’s new offering, IBM Authorized SAM Provider (IASP) program, which is designed to help clients better manage their IBM software estates, without having to submit to an audit. IBM realizes managing your software estate and the governing contracts is one of the more challenging IT functions performed by a SAM team. Software licensing terms and conditions have been changing to meet market demands increasing the complexity to be compliant. IBM, has been listening to its customers and exploring alternative ways to verify usage versus the traditional software audit which we will be discussing.