“The UK & Ireland SAP User Group (UKISUG) is a not-for-profit independent membership organisation for all users of SAP software, and is funded and run by members, for the benefit of members. The focus of UKISUG is to help members learn from, network and collaborate with each other, SAP experts, SAP partners and the whole SAP community, as well as providing an independent channel through which to influence SAP”.
“ASUG members make up the world’s largest network of SAP customers, partners, and professionals. Together, we drive organisations, teams, and careers forward by expanding what’s possible with SAP solutions. The ASUG network includes 130,000 professionals across thousands of member organisations. Our membership roster includes C-suite executives, solution architects, and day-to-day end users from every industry. The collective power of our membership means ASUG has the ability to access and influence SAP and its partner ecosystem. This allows us to work together to shape the future and solve critical business challenges”.
ITAA is the alliance of global IT Sourcing, Licensing and Asset Management experts, fully focused in their respective fields. As an alliance, our objective is ensuring our customers have access to our network of subject matters experts, highly experienced in delivering the most challenging projects. Our project outcomes are measurable, achievable, realistic and delivered in a timely manner without jeopardising quality.
License Consulting was established in 2007 which makes it the oldest consultancy firm dedicated to Oracle licensing today. After becoming a trusted partner for many organisations License Consulting grew to be the one-stop-shop for Oracle compliance auditing, negotiation, tactical and strategical advisory as well as ongoing compliance advisory. Clients are guided towards an informed choice when reducing their risks, costs and mitigating other complexities in Oracle licensing.
SolarCom started in 2009 providing license compliance consulting and audit defence services to IBM customers worldwide. Founded by a former Deloitte auditor, SolarCom has since developed a training program and an online IBM license management tool. Since 2016 all these services are delivered through the brand name Blue-LM. SolarCom continues to invest in research and automation to provide the best end-to-end IBM license management support to its clients, including full deployment and configuration of the IBM license metric tool (ILMT).
Aster Commercial Services began in 2017. Drawing on over 60 years of combined experience, Aster resolved to set up an alternative procurement company. Today, Aster are proud that their unique approach is now benefiting a wide range of businesses, from FTSE 500 global firms to small local charities. Aster are a team of highly experienced, yet down-to-earth individuals who are consultative, rather than consultants. Their flexible, collaborative way of working ensures the right solutions can be implemented quickly and simply. The fact is procurement doesn’t have to be complex and cumbersome. With a hands-on style, coupled with an ability to cut through complexity, Aster believe in working together to find the ideal solution at every step.
LCxp was founded in 2013 with a single goal in mind: to provide customers with fully independent advice on Microsoft license optimization, contract negotiation and license compliance. With our team of former managers from Microsoft and their Licensing Solution (LSP) partners, we combine deep licensing expertise from both the customer and software vendor perspective. Together with our innovative tools, we ensure transparency and cost savings for on-premises licenses and Cloud assets to our global customers.
SAM Charter is an internationally recognized consultancy in enterprise-wide Software and IT Asset Management. Founded in 2012, SAM Charter is an industry leader in SAM/ ITAM process engineering, uniquely poised to ensure your IT and SAM systems are aligned to your business requirements. We build world-class ITAM/SAM Frameworks that sit around Software Asset Management software, ensuring the very best results can be derived from the SAM suite aiding in IT operational and strategic decision-making.
SAM Charter processes are underpinned by cutting-edge BPMN techniques, clearly conveying the message of what activities need to be carried out by whom, with what resources and when. Additionally, all SAM Charter services are ISO/IEC 19770-1: 2017 aligned, reflecting IT industry best practices. We are one of the few Software Asset Management practices that is tool/vendor agnostic, allowing us to make truly independent recommendations in our clients’ best interests.