They say the only constant is change but in the software compliance world, there are two constants: threat of a vendor audit and an ever-changing IT estate. Changes to the IT estate are even greater when mergers and acquisitions come into play. Changes that bring potentially exponentially higher numbers of applications into the picture for IT and Software Asset Management (SAM) teams to have to incorporate and manage, and which in some cases can greatly impact the feasibility and profitability of the deal itself.
Snow for Cloud
Analytics & automation to optimize IaaS & SaaS investments across the organization
IT and business leaders encounter difficulty in managing their software spend, due to a lack of visibility into what is being used in the cloud. This is made especially difficult when the Disruption Gap between IT and the business units is increasingly driven by unknown and unmanaged purchase of SaaS subscriptions by business units and individual employees.
SNOW FOR CLOUD – ALIGNING IT AND BUSINESS LEADERS
Snow for Cloud empowers IT and business leaders to confidently drive Business Transformation, safe in the knowledge that IaaS and SaaS investments are being captured and proactively managed to deliver maximum value at minimum cost and risk to business units and the wider organization.
Snow’s cloud discovery, inventory and consumption tracking abilities provide detailed analytical insight into the IaaS resources and SaaS applications being spun up and consumed, no matter who is using or paying for them. It combines this information with full visibility of on-premises technologies to provide a single view of the complete Hybrid IT infrastructure that your organization relies on every day.
Armed with this holistic view of the organization’s technology investments, IT and financial leaders can achieve a level of influence previously beyond their reach. Management dashboards from Snow facilitate accurate budgeting, forecasting and cost allocation - protecting the enterprise against overspend and compliance risks while embracing the opportunities offered by Business Transformation initiatives such as Cloud-first strategies, DevOps and Business Unit IT.