Octopus Cloud View, a better way to manage SPLA
Microsoft’s SPLA licensing accuracy needn’t be in your customers hands while SPLA reporting responsibilities to Microsoft are in yours.
Use Octopus Cloud to gain a deeper understanding of customer SPLA licensing and cloud transformation process. Generate revenue with effective controls over the licensing environment and processes with the first SPLA management platform certified by KMPG for automated SPLA reporting.
By greatly enhancing the transparency and control over your licensing process, Octopus Cloud offers a well-audited approach that minimises compliance risk and provides insights to make intelligent licensing and cloud transformation decisions.
Fast, stable data collector deployed as an agent or agentless. Automates identification of IT hardware and software used on a monthly basis across your entire infrastructure. Turn on performance monitoring features for usage insights to rightscale and optimise assets.
OC Monitoring Agents
A service to watch and report on VM usage. Gain the insights needed to rightsize cloud platforms or to optimise your current on-premises IT performance.
OC Cloud View
Accurate, timely usage reporting and clear audit-trails that provides snapshots back in time for any given period. Provide proof for audits, information for billing purposes or inform cloud transformation plans.
A rules engine deployed on-premises or in the Octopus Cloud. Updated in collaboration with software vendors, auditors, cloud providers, and our community, making sure it is always up to date and optimised.
Why rhipe for Octopus Cloud?
Time spent administering pulls focus away from building your businesses and delivering value to your customers. That’s why Octopus Cloud is a powerful addition to our Cloud Infrastructure solutions portfolio. rhipe combines our deep expertise in SPLA licensing agreements with Octopus Cloud best-in-class SPLA licensing management to optimise usage, control costs and automate reporting. Less time administering SPLA licenses, more time on developing your solutions and service offerings.
Octopus Partner Program
Join the Octopus Cloud program for the following benefits:
- Accurate purchasing: improve accuracy and optimise license purchasing to improve margins and/or reduce costs
- Resource efficiency: reduce SPLA reporting process overheads
- Precise invoicing: correctly invoice usage to increase your revenue or margins
- Clear audit trails: ensure compliance to prevent fines and use for billing purposes
- Agile auditing: reduce the resourcing effort of meeting audit requirements or defending against one
- Focus on core business: apply SPLA licensing rules automatically in OC View and free your staff to focus on higher value activity.
Frequently Asked Questions
Octopus Cloud View gathers all the data you need quickly and accurately in one place for SPLA reporting.
As soon as Octopus Cloud View is implemented you can pull all actual historic usage and compare it against the reported historic usage.
You can have complete confidence in Octopus Cloud View as a KPMG certified solution.
Octopus Cloud View gives you accurate, real and verifiable data that you can show your customers.
Octopus Cloud View always reports on the most cost-effective license option for your usage.
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