Software Asset Management

SAM-iQ Delivery Platform

SAM-iQ Delivery Platform The Intelligent Foundation for IT Optimisation

A simple, comprehensive, interactive, online environment for all of your SAM needs!

Crayon's world class SAM-iQ Platform takes an interactive and consultative approach to achieving effective and comprehensive software lifecycle management and optimisation of our clients' IT estate.

SAM-iQ provides a single pane of glass with which our customers can analyse, review and manage their SAM environment...

SAM-IQ DELIVERY PLATFORM Your Journey to Better Visibility, Governance and Optimisation

Crayon has assisted thousands of organisations globally in delivering SAM services and we understand the challenges that internal IT teams face when trying to implement and maintain a set of ongoing SAM processes.

Crayon’s SAM Delivery Platform enables organisations to have a fully centralised view of all their historical and their current SAM initiatives. This includes Maturity LevelsLicense ComplianceCloud ConsumptionGDPR ReadinessCloudReadinessSAP Optimisation and much, much more.

Our SAM-iQ Platform provides access to all the tools and resources needed for organisations to manage their SAM environment in a more effective way.

  • Crayon has developed a unique approach by enabling our customers to manage their environments centrally through an online platform
  • This provides our customers with both complete visibility and confidence that they are looking at and working with the latest and most accurate data and document versions

For more information, download our SAM-iQ Delivery Platform Brochure or alternatively contact your local Crayon office to speak to a consultant. 

INTERACTIVE AND CONSULTATIVE APPROACH With Crayon

The SAM-iQ Platform provides access to a unique range of Crayon services, tools and training content, to support and provide a standardised approach to developing and maintaining an organisations software management standards and practices.

Here are some of the benefits of using the SAM-iQ Platform: 

  • Complete visibility from a single source of truth when it comes to your SAM environment
  • Ability to review active and archived SAM documentation and monitor the status online with your dedicated Crayon SAM consultant
  • Interactive Bi Reporting for your On-Premise and Cloud environments
  • Easy to use ticketing system for all your SAM related questions and support needs

Many of the organisations we work with have common business goals and objectives that SAM-iQ can directly address, such as:

  • Benchmarking current SAM Maturity Levels
  • Implementing better governance through policy and processes
  • Gaining visibility of their current software usage
  • Effectively managing licenses
  • Understanding current software requirements and planning for future software needs
  • Understanding the impact of technology deployment as it transitions from physical to virtual, or from On-Premise to Hosted or Cloud
  • Mitigating risk of vendor audit and unexpected/unbudgeted cost
  • Driving cost savings

Our local team are experts in SAM, Licensing Optimisation and associated Software Services. For more information on SAM-iQ please contact your Crayon Account Manager. 

SAM-iQ Delivery Platform Available Services

SAM as a Service

SAM as a Service is a single hosted, managed service that provides Crayon customers the ability to easily take control of their software...

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SAM as a Service Premium

With Crayon SAM as a Service Premium, organisations can combine On-Premise and Cloud based reporting. Crayon has a team of license, SAM and Cloud...

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Maturity Assessment

A Maturity Assessment evaluates your company's ability to utilise, track and manage software assets, in order to manage the financial risks of...

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SAM-iQ Program

Crayon's exclusive and comprehensive SAM program ideal for building & maintaining effective software lifecycle management & optimising your IT estate.

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Audit Support

The Audit Support service is typically an engagement that is signed with the customer when the audit letter have been received.

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Crayon's GDPR Assessment

The new EU regulation for Data Protection is already with us. This means you will need to start the transition or face heavy fines.

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