SAM Advisory Services

SAM Baseline review

Are you looking for a way to control your costs as well as manage your business and legal risks? Are you looking for an optimization software license investments?

SAM Baseline review will provide your business with a complete view of your current Microsoft product deployments and licensing position. As a result of the engagement, you will learn about opportunities for improvement in areas like procurement, license optimization and management, and retirement. You’ll learn how to improve internal processes to lower costs, reduce risk, and improve productivity.

SAM Server Optimization engagement

Do you want to lower your organization cost and improve your business continuity? Are you interested to identify the areas you can optimize, determine the right policies to put in place, provide recommendations for optimal license management and get a roadmap to achieve your long-term goals? Are you trying to optimize the underutilized SQL Servers by consolidating the SQL deployments or by isolating production versus development environments to manage and monitor deployments efficiently? Are you concerned about the outdated SQL Servers that no longer receive security patches that could put your environment at cyber-attacks risks, or in some cases being out of regulatory compliance?
The SAM Server Optimization engagement provides you with an end-to-end analysis and mapping of your server environment (both physical and virtual), taking into consideration your plans, current deployment, usage, and licensing data. The analysis serves as the basis for the evaluation of the your overall server state in relation to your server strategy, helping you to optimize your current server workloads and applications. In addition, the analysis provides insights on the business, licensing, and technology benefits to moving additional workloads to virtualization or the Cloud.

Cloud Productivity Engagement

Are you looking for a flexible solution that accommodate your business with growing or fluctuating bandwidth demands? Do you want to get the most value from your IT related investments? Are you interested to know if your environment is ready to be migrate? Are you interested to enhance the cost management through pay –per- use subscriptions models? Do you want to know what are the insights on costs and technology benefits of moving to the cloud?
A SAM Cloud Productivity engagement helps you support customers in migrating to or implementing a Software as a Service (SaaS) strategy. This engagement simplifies Cloud adoption and reduces risk by offering you a comprehensive analysis of your desktops and end user productivity tools to prepare your environment for the Cloud. We also provide insight on the business, cost, and technology benefits of moving workloads to the Cloud as well as recommendations about how to optimize Cloud

SAM Infrastructure optimization engagement

Are you interested to cut out the high cost of hardware and pay as you go instead? Are you looking for a better management of your data and a greater security by storing data in the cloud? Do you think you are able to make the right strategic decisions to achieve your long-term goal?
A SAM Infrastructure Optimization engagement helps you select and prioritize your current server workloads and applications to transition to the Cloud while providing insights on the business, costs, and technology benefits. The analysis serves as the basis for an evaluation of your overall infrastructure in relation to their on-premises and Cloud strategy, helping you to optimize your current application and server workloads. The analysis also provides recommendations to optimize SAM policies and procedures to simplify a customer’s digital transformation strategy and implementation.