IBM License

Metric Tool (ILMT)

Experts in

ILMT Deployment

To truly maximize the value of your IBM software, you’ll need a partner who has expertise navigating the complexities of IBM licensing coupled with deep experience in proper ILMT deployment and reporting. By combining these two complex specialties under one roof, CleanSlate is able to provide clients with the best of both worlds.

Our Expertise & Service Offering

IBM Sub-Capacity Review

Our experts can perform a high-level review of your sub-capacity to determine if you’re aligned with ELP or possibly under- or over-deployed.

ILMT Implementation

CleanSlate will provide you with everything you need and more, including installation and configuration, bundling and reporting services, and expert managed service.

ILMT Quickstart

Like a proof of concept deployment, an ILMT Quickstart is limited in scope and an excellent way to get ILMT in place for the future.

Software Bundling & Reporting

Our team of skilled technicians will assist with software bundling efforts and provide you with a validated baseline audit report.

ILMT Healthcheck

Just need a check up? We’ll conduct an overall technical review and look at the health of your ILMT configuration and servers and agents as well as provide architecture and fine-tuning recommendations.

ILMT Managed Service Offering

Outsource your ILMT headaches to us and we’ll take care of all ongoing technical maintenance and report generation, plus provide on-call operational support.

ILMT Performance Tuning

We will perform an ILMT production environment deployment, tuning as needed to ensure the environment is ready for it’s initial reporting.

Limited Entitlement Analysis

We can verify licenses on critical/high entitlements and reconcile any entitlements to collected deployments to help identify risk areas for your targeted tiles.

IBM Software Optimization

Our experts will analyze titles for alternate licensing methods, review hardware configurations for sub-capacity optimization, and identify any unused/recoverable software instances.

In-Depth Entitlement Analysis

CleanSlate’s team will verify across licenses all PA, Shopz and cloud sites and reconcile entitlements to collected deployments, helping identify any risk areas.

System Z Software Review

We can assist with the use of tooling (TADz or SCRT) and help reconcile System z deployments to entitlements.

IBM Manually Processed Licenses

CleanSlate can identify IBM distributed software that’s not collected by the IBM tooling and determine collection and reporting methods, enabling you to execute the collection process.

Broaden Your ILMT Expertise

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Achieve Success with IBM

Because we’re always up to date with the changing rules and terms and conditions of IBM Passport Advantage (PA) Licensing, you can count on our expertise to help you lower costs and reduce risk of audit.


We provide a comprehensive review of IBM Passport Advantage Licensing contract agreements and find the best way to structure new contracts to maximize your cost savings and optimize your software spend.


Getting the most out of your IBM agreements starts with a clear-eyed view of what is in your contract. We strip the complexities out of licensing negotiations to deliver product and license options that make sense and work for your needs.

Contract Negotiations

We provide a comprehensive review of IBM Passport Advantage Licensing contract agreements and find the best way to structure new contracts to maximize your cost savings and optimize your software spend.

Audit Support

You’ll want experts in your corner if IBM audits the software you’re running in your environment and whether your ELP and PA entitlements align. We can help you make your case with a validated audit report and support during the review stages.

IBM Licensing Metric Tool

If your ILMT isn’t properly configured and deployed, you might not be audit-ready. We have decades of experience helping clients reduce their risk of an audit and only pay for the licenses used.


Let’s Talk

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