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In a world where practically every aspect of managing an IT environment has increased in complexity, it may be difficult for smaller organisations to get the best possible value out of their investments in software. When it comes to IBM software, significant benefits are available to organisations that understand sub-capacity licensing – but ensuring the correct licensing and maintaining audit readiness can be challenging.

For organisations that lack the time or expertise to manage the intricacies of software licensing, Northdoor offers a fully managed service around the IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT) for software discovery and licence reporting

Comprehensive services

To help businesses improve cost-efficiency and stay on the right side of the rules, IBM offers the IBM License Metric Tool as its preferred solution for clients to monitor and report on their sub-capacity usage. The tool is available free of charge for IBM software purchased under a Passport Advantage agreement.

Northdoor provides a comprehensive set of services around ILMT, from deploying the tool to managing its ongoing use. We also provide software asset management services for non-IBM software.

 

Why Choose Northdoor

With Northdoor Managed Services providing support in maintaining the correct licensing for their IBM software landscapes, companies can increase the effectiveness of software investments and reduce risk. Northdoor provides expert guidance on the optimal approach to software licensing, tunes the licensing structure over time as needs change, and ensures that the IBM terms and conditions are met. In addition to helping clients maintain the correct licensing – neither spending too much nor risking penalties for being under-licensed – the Northdoor service saves time and effort.

To find out more about Northdoor’s Managed Services offering for ILMT, read our guide below.

IBM License Metric Tool – Managed Services Brochure