Start Taming Your Technology With Snow
With Snow Optimizer for SAP® Software, you can optimize and automate your SAP license management from a single integrated console.
SAP often represents an organization’s largest single IT cost. Considering this, paying for unused or unnecessarily expensive licenses is a luxury you simply can’t afford. Snow Optimizer for SAP® Software nips unintended overspend in the bud, starting with a consolidated view of detailed usage across the entire SAP estate. With the visibility to optimize and manage your SAP deployments, your administration team is able to manage contracts centrally, and take the lead when it comes to SAP license and contract negotiations.
Snow Optimizer makes the complex clear. It minimizes your exposure to financial and legal liabilities with automatic license administration, usage tracking, and automatic calculation of costs. Customers typically report a 20-30% saving on their SAP costs within weeks. Tame your software licensing with a powerful tool to shape your SAP licensing to your business needs.
The SAP® Integration and Certification Center (SAP ICC) has certified that this product can be technically deployed into SAP NetWeaver as an ABAP Add-On. With that, customers can benefit from improved interoperability and supportability of the certified solution with SAP NetWeaver.
The certification configuration meets the requirements for running this product on the SAP NetWeaver platform. The product functionality was not tested and is not certified by SAP.
The product functionality has been tested and certified by KPMG and The ITAM Review:
KPMG offers SAM Tool Providers an enhanced tool assessment regarding the capabilities to ensure software license compliance. The KPMG SAM Tool Assessment has been developed by KPMG in cooperation with major software brands. Upon successful passing of the SAM Tool Assessment KPMG confirms that the tested SAM Tool provides features and functionalities to support software license compliance. The SAM Tool Assessment is a standardized factual approach based on decisions made from the analysis of available data and information. It does not reflect the implementation and operational use of the SAM Tool in a real-time environment.
The ITAM Review, an independent community for worldwide ITAM, SAM and Software Licensing professionals, has certified Snow Optimizer for SAP Software v2.0 as suitable for SAP License Management. ITAM Review’s SAP License Management Certification is designed to help worldwide ITAM Review readers identify tools suitable for managing SAP Licensing and provide tool providers with an independent verification of their SAP License Management features.
The process of certification includes developing an open standard for measuring SAP License Management with help from the ITAM Review community, assessing tools against the standard, then visiting existing customers to verify products claims being made by the offering are being delivered in a live environment as promised.
Snow Optimizer for SAP Software v2.0 exceeds the requirements of The ITAM Review SAP License Management Standard v1.0. Features were verified as working and delivering significant ROI as promised via two onsite customer visits.
Three highlights of Snow Optimizer for SAP Software
Eliminate wasted space
Deep dive analysis to expose duplicate users, unused licenses, and unnecessary expensive license types. Free up your SAP administrators with automatic monitoring.
Calculate indirect access
Compare indirect access costs of current licenses to predicted costs under Digital Access and choose which license model is the best-fit for their organization.
Enable agile response
Allows administrators to adjust license types and distribution on the fly, using pre-defined rules to prevent unexpected costs.