London, United Kingdom, November 09, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- The focus upon Software Asset Management has come about from the large software vendors focussing on prosecuting the many organisations who are unable to manage their licenses effectively. The vendors including Microsoft, Oracle, Symantec focus on under-licensing - whilst in many cases they actually benefit from clients being over-licensed.
Fairland's focus, and investment in highly trained Software Asset Management professionals provides the services that clients need in this highly complicated and costly aspect of IT. Fairland want you to have the correct licensing - not be under or over licensed - and Fairland can do it more efficiently than most organisations as this is all the dedicated staff do - day in day out. Contact today SAM@fairland.co.uk for an initial discussion.
When an IT infrastructure has grown organically over the years, it makes it difficult to keep abreast of what software is used and how, and whether the licences are in line with the latest contractual and legal stipulations.
Every unused licence represents wasted expense and every missing licence represents an unlawful infringement of copyright. Even the unintentional misuse of software can lead to claims for damages, and every effort should be undertaken to avoid it. With Fairland's Software Asset Management services, clients can be certain that all the software you use is properly licensed and installed in the right place. Fairland provide all the support needed to ensure the IT estate moves towards a position of being legally compliant, as cost-optimised as possible and continues to be the best licence procurement strategy that suits client plans for development.
Furthermore, Fairland can examine and optimise the procurement processes to make sure it will continue to guarantee full legal security in the future. Fairland have unrivalled expertise and many years of international experience in this field. Building on the knowledge of software licensing and of many SAM implementations, Fairland have developed sophisticated technology for auditing all software and hardware. Fariland are completely independent of manufacturers, fully conversant with the software manufacturers' current licensing and contract terms, and use a contract-management system that is unique in Europe.
Fairland not only enjoy excellent relations with the leading manufacturers, FC also offer customers in large corporations, small and medium-sized businesses and the public sector the best terms for licences.