GHD Uses Flexera Software's Enterprise Solutions to Optimize Software Spend
October 15, 2014
Proactively managing software licenses can be a daunting task for many organizations. In today’s complex and ever-changing IT environments in particular, it is hard to ensure continued software license compliance. But that doesn’t mean it's impossible; you just need the right solution.
In order to proactively manage software and license deployment, GHD—an engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services company—has implemented FlexNet Manager Suite and AdminStudio provided by Flexera Software. The company has just started deploying the integrated FlexNet solution, but already GHD has witnessed improvement in efficiencies of IT Asset Management operations.
FlexNet Manager Suite for Enterprises is a comprehensive, next generation software asset management and license compliance solution that provides entitlement-based license management and optimization to reduce ongoing software licensing costs and maintain continuous license compliance of organization.
FlexNet Manager Platform enables GHD to manage more than 27,000 hardware assets including desktops, mobile devices, monitors, printers, routers, and switchers. AdminStudio offers enterprise IT with the most advanced application packaging tools.
FlexNet Manager Suite and Admin Studio offer transparency, operational and cost efficiency around procurement, Application Readiness and optimization of its enterprise software licenses.
GHD also deploys App Portal to provide self-service and application deployment efficiencies.
Brett Tancred, end point services manager at GHD, explained that his company “required a progressive integration of software interests. We wanted a single pane of glass to help us understand, manage and leverage our vast software estate.”
So what exactly does it take to get software license optimization? GHD's CIO Elizabeth Harper said, “The efficient management of software from both a financial and operational perspective is critical for a company operating in fast-moving global economies.”
Tancred went on to discuss why GHD selected Flexera Software for its services, saying, “After evaluating four competing systems, GHD chose Flexera Software. Flexera Software ticked all of our boxes, delving deeper into Flexera Software's offerings, GHD decided upon an integrated Software License Optimization and enterprise app store solution.”
Recently Flexera Software has increased its commitment to rapidly growing European business with a new EU-based datacenter for FlexNet Manager Suite Cloud.
Edited by Alisen Downey