Get expert insights from IBM software license and entitlement consultants to prepare for a software license audit or defend against one.

IBM Software License Audit

Gaining clarity over IBM entitlements can be exhausting. Getting a letter notifying about an impending license audit is daunting. And if we're honest, that's the way IBM wants it to be. Origina’s licensing experts and consultative associates help companies gain control over the situation.

Protection Against Entitlement Risk, Support for IBM Audit Concerns.

Companies can face steep fines for breaching an IBM contract regarding license and entitlement usage. Origina's independent IBM licensing specialists give customers clarity over their license inventory to identify and mitigate potential risk.

Pre-Audit Guidance for IBM License Entitlements

Maintaining complete oversight over IBM software license usage is critical to avoiding any dangers that an unexpected audit may pose. Companies can work with Origina to collect information on IBM software usage and better understand their contract to mitigate risk ahead of the possibility of an audit. Regardless of whether the business has received an audit letter, it’s an important exercise to ensure software asset managers have complete clarity over the technical details over the deployed applications.

IBM License Audit Support and Consultation

An IBM audit is a daunting experience for even the most experienced IBM license practitioners. Origina works with skilled IBM licensing specialists and consultants to help companies find the right assistance for their unique needs. These experts can give businesses insight into the tactics used during an audit to avoid being pushed into a commercial settlement. Assistance includes, but is not limited to:

  • Full review of compliance position
  • Assessment of potential exposure
  • Advice on how to limit the scope of the audit
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