Gartner names Business Continuity Services Ltd as a “Cool Vendor” in IT Asset Management* for 2012.
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BCS is a trusted global provider of Software Asset Management solutions and services.
What we do?
BCS protects clients against compliance risk and identifies tangible cost savings in software licensing and maintenance. Since 1994 BCS has been providing independent and accurate information on the rightful use of commercial software licences, normalising audit data and helping customers to reach compliance. As well as delivering best practice guidance to mitigate risk, BCS helps its customers save millions of pounds in unnecessary software licence fees and maintenance costs.
How do we do it?
BCS provides a comprehensive and yet flexible range of SAM solutions and services. Complimenting these services is the company’s position as the exclusive global distributor for Software Organiser, a market leading software licence management tool that provides everything an organisation needs to effectively identify and control costly software assets.
What benefits do we provide?
BCS allows you to manage your IT estate with confidence so that you can:
|Maximise your IT investment|
|Manage and predict the capital costs of software licensing|
|Reduce ongoing software maintenance costs|
|Avoid the legal and financial risks of software non-compliance|
|Potentially identify security risks|
|Improve operational efficiency|
|Protect your reputation|
We can advise clients on how to implement and develop a SAM programme from scratch or we can assist if you have a lack of resource or in-house skills to execute your Software Asset Management (SAM) plans. Our time served experts take the guesswork out of achieving a sustainable SAM practice while applying a cost-saving approach. We work with organisations that want to benefit from more effective software and associated software asset management. In essence we help to:
|Reach a controlled Effective Licence Position (ELP)|
|Reconcile software installs|
|Identify, manage and minimise associated risks|
|Understand and manage software agreements and contracts effectively|
|Achieve software licence compliance|