TechValidate Research on Asset Management

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30 Published TechFacts

4 Published Charts

5 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Asset Management Customer Fact

A large enterprise pharmaceuticals company realized productivity savings of 81-160 hours per month (1/2-1 FTE) after deploying FlexNet Manager for SAP Applications.

Asset Management Customer Satisfaction Rating

Gangaiah N., a Project Director at Tata Consultancy Services Limited, would be very likely to recommend Flexera for this reason:

Integration and generating Dashboards with FlexNet Manager for SAP Applications is easy.

Asset Management Customer Research

SAP Indirect Access is a Risk for Many Organizations

How mature was your organization in regard to SAP Indirect Access licensing prior to adopting FlexNet Manager for SAP Applications?

We have no idea if 3rd party systems are connected to SAP data: 18%
We know we have indirect users but cannot calculate how many: 21%
We have identified users with accounts on both SAP and non-SAP systems and can avoid buying multiple licenses: 29%
We are able to determine the optimal SAP license type for each indirect-SAP user based on all available information including their system authorizations and usage history: 25%
Other: 7%

Asset Management Case Study

Global 500 Professional Services Company Achieves ROI in Less Than 6 Months with Flexera

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 professional services company is based on a September 2017 survey of Asset Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Flexera’s Software Asset Management solution:

  • Experienced the following SAP specific business challenges before adopting FlexNet Manager Suite for Enterprises:
    • Ensuring that their software usage is compliant to their SAP Contract
    • Choosing the most appropriate SAP license type based on usage
    • Discovering indirect access usage
    • The optimization of indirect access licensing
    • Accurate visibility to license consumption
  • Had identified users with accounts on both SAP and non-SAP systems and could avoid buying multiple licenses prior to adopting FlexNet Manager for SAP Applications.
  • Spends $5,000,001 to $10,000,000 annually on SAP software.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities that the surveyed company uses:

  • Is currently using the following SAP products or modules:
    • The Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
    • The Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
    • The Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
    • The Supply Chain Management (SCM)
    • The Supplier Relationship Management (SRM)

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Flexera’s Software Asset Management solution:

  • Realized productivity savings of 1-40 hours per month (0-1/4 FTE) after deploying FlexNet Manager for SAP Applications.
  • Achieved a return on their investment in FlexNet Manager Suite for Enterprises in 4-6 months.

Asset Management Customer Research

Flexera Helps Organizations Save Money on SAP

What are some ways you saved money by using FlexNet Manager for SAP Applications?

Have usage data to renegotiate more favorable contracts
29%
Optimization of named user licenses
48%
Reduction of fees and true-up costs from audits
24%
Optimization of licenses across direct and indirect usage
52%
Reduction of the number of licenses needed for our organization
24%
Reduction of SAP maintenance costs
29%

Asset Management Case Study

Large Enterprise Pharmaceuticals Company Achieves Huge ROI in Less Than 4 Months with Flexera

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise pharmaceuticals company is based on a September 2017 survey of Asset Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“FlexNet Manager for SAP Applications gave us the data that enabled us to optimize our SAP named user and indirect access licenses which saved us money and reduced the risk of a costly audit.”

“Flexera helped avoid £15 million of spend in an audit claim for indirect license usage.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Flexera’s Software Asset Management solution:

  • Experienced the following SAP specific business challenges before adopting FlexNet Manager Suite for Enterprises:
    • Ensuring that their software usage is compliant with their SAP Contract
    • Choosing the most appropriate SAP license type based on usage
  • Knew that they had indirect users but could not calculate how many prior to adopting FlexNet Manager for SAP Applications.
  • Spends $5,000,001 to $10,000,000 annually on SAP software.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities that the surveyed company uses:

  • Is currently using the following SAP products or modules:
    • The Supply Chain Management (SCM)
    • The Supplier Relationship Management (SRM)

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Flexera’s Software Asset Management solution:

  • Realized productivity savings of 81-160 hours per month (1/2-1 FTE) after deploying FlexNet Manager for SAP Applications.
  • Achieved a return on their investment in FlexNet Manager Suite for Enterprises in < 4 months.
  • Realized an ROI of >500% for their investment in FlexNet Manager for SAP Applications.
  • Saved money using FlexNet Manager for SAP Applications in the following ways:
    • By optimizing named user licenses
    • By reducing fees and true-up costs from audits
    • By optimizing licenses across direct & indirect usages


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About Asset Management

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