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IBM License Optimisation Tip #10 “Default configuration for bundling in ILMT is NEVER correct. Update to significantly reduce your costs”

Default configuration for bundling in ILMT is NEVER correct.  Update to significantly  reduce your costs

“Default configuration for bundling in ILMT is NEVER correct.  Update to significantly  reduce your costs”  IBM License Optimisation Tip #10
Your IBM ILMT licensing reports are wrong & what to do about it

Why Your IBM ILMT Licensing reports are probably wrong

“Default configuration for license bundling in ILMT is never correct.  Update bundling to significantly  reduce your IBM license costs”  IBM …

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How to change ILMT software classification

Introduction When using IBM license metric tool (ILMT) in managing your IBM licensing there will be times when you’ll need …

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IBM License Optimisation Tip #11 If you are covering a server for IBM licensing with an Authorised User license, check it’s excluded from PVU count in ILMT

Double counting IBM licenses required for a server

“If you are covering a server for IBM licensing with an Authorised User license, check it’s excluded from PVU license …

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Guide to IBM Aspera Licensing

Guide to IBM Aspera Licensing

What is IBM Aspera? IBM Aspera is a software product that helps users move critical files and data sets of …

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IBM License Procurement Tip #10 “Don’t accept the Not-To-Exceed (NTE) amendments in your in your ELA without hard negotiation. You may need them at next renewal”

IBM ELA Not To Exceed Amendment

“Don’t accept the Not-To-Exceed (NTE) amendments in your in your ELA without hard negotiation.
IBM License Management Tip #27 “Don’t let VMs with IBM products ‘wander’ around the server farm

IBM license risk when VMs “wander” around the server farm

Background IBM software is typically deployed on virtual machines (VMs) which in turn are deployed on a physical server (host).  …

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IBM License Audit – Initial Response

Introduction You have received an IBM license audit notice, what should you do next? Don’t panic. This post will share …

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Guide to Responding to an IBM license audit

Guide to Responding to an IBM license audit

Introduction to IBM License audits When it comes to an IBM license audits it is understandable if you are feeling …

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IBM License Procurement Tip #17 “Prepare to renew your IBM ELA a quarter early. Having the option gives you significant negotiation leverage”

Prepare to renew your IBM ELA a quarter early

IBM License Procurement Tip #17: “Prepare to renew your IBM ELA a quarter early.  Having the option gives you significant  …

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