By James Benn
Flexera Software has successfully renewed its Microsoft Software Asset Management (SAM) competency, and is a Gold level partner. With this certification, we have demonstrated our SAM expertise and best-in-class capabilities for managing and optimizing software licenses. When selecting a SAM solution provider, Microsoft encourages its customers to consider vendors that bring SAM best practice process knowledge and experience, as well as a clear core competency in understanding complex software licenses and entitlements, including Product Use Rights.
Flexera Software's Global Consulting Services organization has many staff members that not only have the required SAM certifications, but have also worked with hundreds of enterprise customers to build their hands-on base of knowledge. Among the requirements for this competency are the following:
Pass the following exams:
- Designing, Assessing, and Optimizing Software Asset Management (SAM)
- Designing and Providing Microsoft Volume Licensing Solutions to Large Organizations
- Administering and Deploying System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
- Delivering Business Value Planning Services
Provide customer evidence:
- Your organization must have five customer references that feature how, within the previous 12 months, you have provided solutions based on the products and technologies associated with this competency.
As a Gold level partner, Flexera Software fulfills all of these core requirements, allowing our customers to proceed with confidence, knowing that they are working with a trusted partner.
Flexera Software consultants provide a wide range of SAM and license optimization services, including:
- Software Asset Management & License Optimization ROI Workshop
- Software Asset Management Planning and Design Workshop
- Software Asset Management Maturity Modeling Workshop
- Inventory and Data Normalization Service
- License Compliance Service
- License Optimization Service
So, whether you’re just getting started or striving for best-in-class Software License Optimization across your entire software estate, Flexera Software has the capabilities you need to achieve the desired business outcomes.
To learn more about our SAM consulting services, please view our on-demand webinar: Achieve Breakthrough Results with Your Software License Optimization Program.