Software Audit Response
Take these essential steps today to safeguard your business
Are you worried about an impending software audit? Are you anxious about its implications on your organisation and your interests?
These essential steps can help you position your business in the most robust and secure position.
Step # 1: Be organised
In the coming weeks, you will get requests from your vendor’s auditor, which will necessitate going through a vast quantity of data. Your standard code of practice for such requests should include reviewing of audit clauses, noting and monitoring notice periods and checking for available leniency and leeway provisions. Get in touch with your vendor and inquire about signing an NDA before sending them the data regarding your IT environment.
Step # 2: Find leverage with necessary facts
Acquire adequate information about your present license landscape.
Review the prerequisites of software license yourself
Don’t be caught off-guard
Step # 3: Achieve best results through negotiations
There are a lot of ways to save costs. The best deals can be found on the vendor’s website, usually at the end of the year. Their current company objective can also affect the prices, such as if they are transferring to the cloud; they might be willing to give you discounts on other services. Also, ensure that if you are purchasing more, then you will be liable to get a better price. Carefully research the vendor’s products and make an informed decision.
We can help you negotiate a better deal for an ideal outcome.