Modernize Your Microsoft Licensing for the Cloud Era – Phase 3: Negotiate and Purchase Licenses

This phase of the blueprint will examine negotiation and purchase strategies.

Modernize Your Microsoft Licensing for the Cloud Era – Phase 4: Manage, Review, and Assess Compliance

This phase of the blueprint will examine management of licenses and license compliance.

Red Hat Customers Should Be Reeling From IBM’s Buyout

The announcement that IBM is taking over Red Hat may be welcome news to beleaguered and beaten down IBM shareholders, but it should strike a stark warning bell for Red...

IT Software and Services Contracts Are Killing You in These Key Areas

Most contracts’ terms and conditions are deficient at the most basic levels, significantly detracting from downstream vendor management and cost savings opportunities....

Dreamforce 2018 Saw ~170,000 Attendees…Welcome to the Platform Economy

Salesforce.com has emerged as a leader in the new “Platform Economy,” along with other “cloud kings” such as Microsoft, Service Now, and Palo Alto Networks. The Platform...

Infrastructure Outsourcing RFP Scoring Tool

Use the prefilled examples in this RFP Vendor Proposal Scoring Tool to assess which vendor proposal can best meet your infrastructure outsourcing services requirements in...

Welcome to SAP’s Connected Enterprise

SAP seeks to turn the tables on Salesforce.com by setting the ambitious goal of taking over the number one spot in the CRM enterprise software space. At its recent...

Cloud Strategy Workbook

This tool, part of the blueprint, Own the Cloud: Strategy and Action Plan, will help you identify the which service models align with your workloads, conduct a cloud...

Is Oracle Finally Poised to Catch up in the Cloud?

Oracle has been late to arrive to the “cloud wars” where Amazon.com (AMZN), Microsoft (MSFT), IBM (IBM), and Google (GOOG) have dominated both on the balance sheet and in...

Service Desk Efficiency Calculator

The purpose of the Service Desk Efficiency Calculator is to assess the impact of different improvements on service desk cost and productivity.
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