When you work with CleanSlate, you get a partner with a deep understanding of IBM Licensing and Compliance and understands how it affects your business. We maintain a team of Certified Software Asset Managers and IBM software licensing experts that manage all aspects of IBM licensing and compliance to help increase security, save money and streamline your operations into an optimized model.

IBM License Review & Preparation

CleanSlate’s SAM experts will work directly with your company to ensure that you have an established IBM software deployment baseline to be matched against software entitlement counts for any or all products within the IBM portfolio.

ibm sub capacity review
  • Perform an IBM tool health check and make corrective recommendations – install/upgrade tooling if needed
  • Perform tool updates as needed
  • Perform data management and report (bundling, exclusions, baseline reporting)
IBM Manually Processed Licenses
  • Identify IBM distributed software not collected by the IBM tooling
  • Determine manual collection and reporting methods
  • Assist with execution of the collection process
System Z Software Review
  • Assist with the use of tooling (TADz or SCRT)
  • Assist with the reconciliation of the system Z software deployments to entitlements
Limited Entitlement Analysis
  • Verify linceses on critical/high cost entitlements
  • Reconcile entitlements to the collected deployments to identify risk areas for the targeted titles
  • Review title analysis for alternate licensing methods
  • Review hardware configurations for sub capacity optimization
  • Identify unused and recoverable software instances
In-Depth Entitlement Analysis
  • Verify licenses across all PA, shop z and cloud sites
  • Reconcile entitlements to the collected deployments to identify risk areas

ILMT Solution Offerings

As a certified partner, CleanSlate’s SAM experts can help you deploy and manage a comprehensive SAM strategy, complete with installation of IBM’s License Metric Tool (ILMT).

  • Development or small environment install and configuration
  • Production deployment planning
  • Knowledge transfer
  • Overall deployment health assessment of server and agents
  • Tuning recommendations
  • Recommended enablement
Deployment and Tuning
  • ILMT production environment deployment
  • Environment tuned and ready for initial reporting
Bundling and Reporting
  • Software bundling efforts
  • Validated baseline audit report
  • Knowledge transfer
  • All of the above
  • Plus Managed Service
Annual Managed Services
  • Ongoing quarterly maintenance of the ILMT platform
  • On-call operational support of ILMT platform
  • Quarterly audit report generation