IBM Licensing Insights, Advice and Tips

Practical, actionable advice from many years and projects for clients around the world.

IBM License Discounts and RSVP Levels Explained

Background To buy IBM licenses you will need to enrol in either the IBM Passport...

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IBM License for Development and Test Environment

“You always need an IBM license, including Development and Test” Introduction It is a common...

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“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...

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IBM Sub-capacity ILMT Audit Report

IBM Sub-capacity ILMT Audit Report

When's the last time you checked the availability and consistency of your ILMT Audit Reports #itam tips...

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IBM Supporting (Bundled) Products and how to use them to reduce license costs

  “Take advantage of Supporting Products to reduce IBM license costs” When you buy an...

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Top 10 IBM License Audit Trigger

It often comes as a surprise to many organisations when they receive notice of an...

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What is IBM Business Critical Service Upgrade and is it worth it?

What is IBM Business Critical Service Upgrade? IBM Business Critical Service Upgrades are options to...

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What’s an IBM Flexible Contract Type (FCT) and why you should care

FCT mentioned anywhere in your IBM license entitlement? You need to dig deeper #itam tips Flexible Contract...

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