For example, one client learned their IBM Tivoli spend was off-the-charts over market – but it had been hidden for so long under a broader, bundled maintenance fee that there was no visibility into this anomaly. That client was able to save over $500,000 annually on Tivoli alone.
The “usual suspects” in this category include IBM, CA Technologies, BMC, Software AG, Compuware and Allen Systems Group. These software vendors provide hundreds of mainframe software products (WebSphere, FileNet, Rational, TRIRAGA, DB2…) representing thousands of line item product codes (EOD92LL, EOD93LL, EOD95LL, EOD96LL…). Companies need an enterprise agreement consultant that understands the unique dynamics of mainframe software and cost reduction opportunities.
FAQ: How are NPI’s EA optimization services packaged and priced?
NPI provides these services on a fixed fee basis. We develop a custom quote matched precisely to your needs.