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Sysplex Health Check
In-depth expert review of your sysplex system services from the top sysplex team in the world.
Tailored Fit Pricing (TFP)
Expert review of whether TFP is right for you and analysis of the true costs with contract recommendations.
Software Pricing Health Check
In-depth analysis of your IBM software bill, with expert recommendations on options to reduce your bill.
Country Multiplex Pricing (CMP)
If you have multiple mainframes and haven’t implemented CMP, you might be paying too much. We can help you do it safely and with lower costs.
Software Contract ELA Review
Enterprise License Agreements can cost millions and take months to negotiate. Let our experts help you make the best deal.
IBM says you can get 3x the capacity for development and test for the same cost. But is that true for you?
MLC to OTC Conversions
IBM sales is strongly pushing MLC to OTC conversions, but our experts can tell you the tradeoffs you’ll need to make.
Outsourcing Cost Reduction
Planning to outsource your mainframe site or have already outsourced and want to reduce your costs? Let our experts help. We’ve seen a hundred of these.
Software Contract Audits
Let us review your contracts (IBM/BP/ISVs) before you renegotiate them. We can keep you from failing an audit due to poor wording.