Continuous Optimization of SAP Licensing
Due to SAP’s complex licensing environment, enterprises are compelled to find a way to secure their SAP investments and manage their SAP licenses effectively. ProfileTailor LicenseAuditor supplies ultimate control over SAP licensing by combining user inspection, user behavior-analysis methods and best practices. It enables these three main goals so you can:
- Know exactly what the current SAP licensing situation is
- Maintain compliance with your SAP licensing contract
- Be well prepared for SAP licensing audits
- Continuously optimize SAP licensing, even during situational changes (M&A, Hiring)
Using ProfileTailor LicenseAuditor, you can take control over SAP licensing, one of the most confusing licensing models in the software industry. To see how LicenseAuditor works in practice, ask for a demo now.
Know The Exact Status of Your Current SAP Licensing Situation
In a multi-system, multi-environment organization, the question of “What is our current SAP licensing situation?” can be very tricky to answer. To get even a rough report about your SAP licensing would entail mapping all of your existing SAP systems, getting an SAP licensing report from each one, and combining multiple user accounts to employees. With ProfileTailor LicenseAuditor, this can be done in a matter of minutes:
- Get usage data and licensing data from each SAP application, automatically
- Combine SAP accounts from different SAP systems to employee records
- Understand the current situation and spot immediate saving potentials using combined views and best practice knowledge
Using ProfileTailor LicenseAuditor, the task of understanding the current SAP licensing situation becomes simple, even in complex multi-system environments. Over the years, Xpandion has solved SAP licensing situations for organizations with 5 to 400 different systems, and we can help you too. Ask for a demo now to understand the savings potential for your organization.
Easily Get All the Possible Options to Optimize Your SAP Licensing
With ProfileTailor LicenseAuditor, you don’t have to be an expert to function like an SAP licensing professional. ProfileTailor LicenseAuditor includes built-in analysis for immediate optimization of your SAP licensing:
- Spot inactive users and low-used accounts, and eliminate them
- Identify duplicate accounts for the same employee, and delete all those who are redundant
- Find employees who don’t have SAP accounts (but you are paying for them) and SAP accounts that are not connected to employees (and you are paying for them twice)
- Inspect your SAP licensing classifications according to different methodologies
Most organizations that use ProfileTailor LicenseAuditor start controlling their SAP licensing immediately, getting real value on the same day. Want to hear more? Contact Us
Get Insights for Better Classifying SAP Accounts
The essence of optimizing your SAP licensing is classifying each employee to the right SAP license type. This is crucial because there is a huge variance between the price of the basic "Employee Self Service" or "ESS" license type and the "Professional" license type, so a mistake can result in significant additional costs. ProfileTailor LicenseAuditor enables you to analyze your users' behavior and compare it to common methods:
- Amount of Activity – see how your users’ behavior translates to license types according to their amount of usage in all systems
- Amount of Different Activities – consider the amount of the spread of activities to identify incorrect SAP license types
- Groups of Activities – classify users’ accounts according to the type of activity that they perform and get a clear understanding of de-facto usage analysis
- Own Licensing Model – include special business rules in ProfileTailor LicenseAuditor to support your specific SAP licensing contract.
The ability to analyze a huge amount of usage data and connect it directly to SAP licensing types is unique to ProfileTailor LicenseAuditor. Want to hear more about SAP license optimization? Ask for contact now.
Different Ways to Purchase, to Fit Every Situation
Each organization is unique and that’s why ProfileTailor LicenseAuditor is offered in different models:
Single Licensing Inspection, No Hardware Required: If you received that letter from SAP or you’re concerned that you might be out of compliance – this is the quickest help for you. In matter of hours, you will get full reports ready for an audit, including areas of potential savings that you could achieve even before the audit. Utilize the hosted solution for an ad-hoc status that’s negotiation-ready. Hear more about our effective pre-audit solution
Ongoing Monitoring and Continuous Optimization: Install ProfileTailor LicenseAuditor on your own servers (on-premises) for complete control over SAP licensing over time that also includes full options for optimization. Always be prepared, and eliminate the hassles that used to occur before your audits. Want to know more? Contact us
Hosted (Cloud) – No Hardware Required: If you want to save on hardware resources but want to continuously monitor and optimize your SAP licensing status – this is the solution for you. Get the same power of the full solution, but without any hardware requirements. Contact us for more details about Xpandion's hosted solution