Application Performance Management (APM)

Managing IBM License Complexity

Provided by Flexera Software

Category Application Performance Management (APM)

Type White Paper

Length 10

Publish Date December 09 2011

Date posted March 07 2012


Many organizations use IBM software products to manage critical aspects of their business. In mid-sized to large enterprise organizations, IBM products often represent a significant portion of their overall software estate where licensing needs to be carefully managed to optimize spend. Read the "Managing IBM License Complexity" White Paper to learn how you can gain control of IBM software licenses and benefit from:
• Reduced license costs - Understand IBM full capacity and subcapacity PVU licensing and reduce licensing costs with subcapacity licensing, where possible. Effectively manage subcapacity licenses.
• Understand IBM license models to maintain license compliance - Understand the newer IBM license models including User Value Unit (UVU) and Resource Value Unit (RVU).
• ‘What If' Analysis for IBM licensing - Using FlexNet Manager for IBM's What If analysis capability, understand the impact of hardware and software changes on your IBM license position to avoid unnecessary costs and maintain license compliance.

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