As a Platinum Business Partner with IBM, eCapital Advisors continues to be your one-stop-shop for IBM software licensing and renewals. Our IBM software team are experts in IBM software licensing, functionality and support renewals. Our team is here to help you understand the complexity of buying software and maximizing your return on investment.
We coach you on your options, and ensure you are in the optimal licensing model to save you money and maximize the return on your investment. For IBM Cognos deployments of any size, we are here to help you assess your needs, your risks, and help you negotiate great savings on IBM Cognos Software.
On-Premise Software Licenses
Cognos software enables organizations to become top-performing and analytics-driven entities. From business intelligence to financial performance and strategy management, Cognos software is designed to help everyone in your organization make the decisions that achieve better business outcomes—today and in the future. Flexible deployment options, either on cloud or on premises, enables you to easily scale your analytics to meet changing business needs.
SaaS and Cloud Solution Sales
Get the self-service you expect, data governance you require, and reporting you trust with a secure business intelligence software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution. Delivering the simplicity of cloud computing without sacrificing performance is the next generation of analytics from IBM. IBM Cognos Software delivers guided and intuitive capabilities to start your journey toward cognitive computing and change how you work with data. eCapital’s cloud experts help you optimize the software’s capabilities, while providing IT with the confidence of a trusted cloud provider.
Annual Support Renewals
At eCapital Advisors, we are here to be your partner and advocate in the IBM renewal process. It is our goal to help streamline the renewal process saving you money and increasing your analytics insights. You will always receive IBM direct pricing on software and support services, plus additional eCapital Advisors customer loyalty discounts when you purchase through us.
IBM Software Subscription and Support provides you with numerous benefits, including:
- Access to new releases and versions of your installed IBM software – helping to reduce software acquisition expenses
- The option to receive notification of new product releases you choose when to upgrade
- The latest technology from IBM – ensuring that your IT environment is ready to respond to opportunities with enhanced reliability & performance
- Responsive, cross-platform software technical support – around the clock and around the world
- Online technical support including enhanced self-help and search capabilities
- Voice support for new deployments, migration, and code-related questions
- Fast problem resolution by phone for all “Severity 1” situations – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
To obtain an eCapital quote for your upcoming license renewal simply:
- Forward your current IBM Software Subscription and Support Renewal Quote to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Or simply send an email to email@example.com asking us to provide a quote for your upcoming renewal
License Review and Assessments
Having the correct IBM authorization model is instrumental not only to system efficiency, but also in the event of an audit. eCapital Advisors has a highly specialized team focused on IBM Cognos licensing. Our license review process can mitigate risk associated with incorrect license assumptions and deployments.
- All existing IBM Cognos customers should do an internal license review of current deployments annually.
- There are specific license types and deployments that need to be managed closely to ensure compliance to IBM rules.
- eCapital has a dedicated highly specialized software team that can help mitigate potential IBM audit risks.
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