“Snow has been an outstanding partner to Bridgestone. They are here for us, and want us to succeed in the SAM space...Snow License Manager has proven to be as fantastic as we'd hoped. Snow Optimizer for SAP® Software has given us unprecedented visibility into our SAP environment, and our SAP security team is actually planning on using it for administrative tasks they have historically had to do system by system.”
SAM Specialist, Bridgestone
Banking on Snow Automation Platform for Success
"Snow Automation Platform has helped the bank reduce the time it takes to deal with requests, users are more satisfied with IT and can quickly access the software and services they need to be productive. Importantly there’s been significant cost savings as we have been able to reduce the size of the service desk."
Berto Machado, Workplace & Common Infrastructure team, Swedbank
“Insight and the Snow SAM solution have provided Canon with clarity on our license compliance situation, we now have an excellent position in terms of both our software and hardware asset management."
Neil Elson, Manager, Enterprise Operations, Canon
Symrise uses Snow for proactive and highly automated license management
“Starting with the quick and easy implementation of the Snow Optimizer for SAP software, Snow quickly demonstrated via a proof of concept that its software solutions provide very effective results when handling time-critical licensing requests. At a later stage in rolling out our SAM project, Snow has also helped us quickly analyze our license situation for the Microsoft environment. We feel that Snow Software has provided Symrise with a comprehensive and highly-automated solution for Symrise AG license management.”
Karlheinz Steinsiek, Lead Buyer IT, Symrise AG
Sky benefits from Snow’s automated compliance reporting
"Sky does not see itself as just investing in a product but also the relationship that will enable it to achieve success."
Simon Wong, Software Compliance Manager, Enterprise Software Compliance, Sky
“Snow Software has the tools that provide full visibility into our software deployments and the understanding of our software usage allowing RACQ to manage the full software lifecycle.”
Eamon Ahern Head of ICT Infrastructure, RACQ Operations Pty Ltd.
Al-Futtaim Group (AFG) streamlines SAP® licensing with Snow
“Snow Optimizer for SAP® Software enabled Al-Futtaim Group to significantly reduce SAP system administration time and annual license costs. By automating a number of processes, we have been able to optimize our SAP licenses with the minimal effort.”
Sandeep Vengsarker, IT Director Al Futtaim Group
“Sealed Air are pleased to announce that after extensive evaluation of the SAM technologies and vendors, we have selected Snow Software. We believe that this investment will give us full visibility and control across our hardware and software estates, reducing cost and driving efficiencies across our global business.”
Colin Ryder, Executive Director, IS Service Management Office, Sealed Air
Wihuri gains control of its licenses with Snow Optimizer for SAP® Software
"Manually monitoring SAP licenses took five to six people from our business units and internal IT department. This was quite difficult as each business unit was managing the user IDs themselves. As a result, there wasn’t a method for tracking the number of user IDs and we had to perform regular system measurements to get an idea of the real situation."
Klaus Kivelä, IT Manager, Wihuri
“The best thing about Snow is the Software Recognition Service and the automation for calculating compliance quickly. Our SAM is team is small so the reports Snow provides allows us to quickly understand our estate, manage compliance and provide management information. Cost saving is a key driver and being able to manage software harvesting along with the software license management gives us the optimization we need. We achieved significant savings within six months. “
Graham Philpott, Software Asset Manager, Yorkshire Building Society
Agora uses Snow Software for continuous license optimization
"We are delighted that we can derive an accurate level of costs around our non-compliance and with the automatically generated real-time data reports, the company has the necessary insight to give regular updates to Management and demonstrate tangible costs savings that we’ve been able to achieve with SAM."
Aneta Kozłowska, SAM Team Manager, Agora
A Transformational Way of Policing Public Sector IT
“Using Snow we can make better decisions and determine what is the best delivery method (such as the cloud or a virtual platform) based on usage.”
Lee Brown, SAM consultant, Thames Valley and Hampshire police forces
European retail giant drives software optimization with Snow’s SAM platform
"Snow's licensing management solutions enable seamless, vendor-independent management of our software inventory and meet the compliance requirements at all times."
H. Meyer, Head of Department NW/CC, Bauhaus
Snow creates a complete ITAM environment for London School of Economics
“Since deploying Snow to the first few departments, it has detected an immense number of applications and usage data. Once fully deployed, this information will be used to help make improve buying habits around single and site licenses and should result in sizable cost savings. The interface of the system is clear and easy to use with information readily at hand. Uploading licenses into the system is straight forward and presents informative errors should there be a problem. We look forward to fully deploying Snow and the additional features to maximize its potential and create a complete ITAM environment.”
Chris Andrews, Information Management and Technology, LSE
“Implementation as promised, quick return on investment during audit....I have be involved with three other SLO tool rollouts and this has been the best I have seen. The support during the implementation was high and within two months we saw real value during an audit. Snow’s audit support with SAP has been spot on.”
Senior Manager IT, VMO, A Global Mining Corporation
Defense experts gain state of the art intelligence & optimized licensing
"One of Snow’s absolute strong suits is its reporting capabilities. We use it as a sales tool for Software Asset Management internally."
Christian Björkly-Nordström, Global License Compliance Manager, Saab
Snow helps us ensure compliance at all times and avoid unnecessary costs
“Right from the outset (with a PoC), Snow Optimizer for SAP Software gave us a very good understanding of our optimization potential which swayed our decision to fully implement the solution so we could effectively manage our SAP estate. Snow helps us ensure compliance at all times and avoid unnecessary costs.”
Christian Brentrup, SAP Basis Administrator, Beumer GmbH
“We set our sights on managing our licenses more efficiently and optimizing our software spend, Snow offered not only the tools, but also the services and support we needed to get started on this journey.”
Dr Roger Jardine, Assistant Director of IT (Infrastructure), University of Bath
Arla Foods chooses Snow Software for a centrally managed license system
"Licensing is a complex challenge for Arla Foods because of the geographic and departmental spread of our users and devices. From a central perspective, having a system that is able to categorize and present data in a compelling way is important, as it gives us that central control we need without adding further complexity."
Jan Lynge Jakobsen, Senior IT Specialist, License and Procurement, Arla Foods
Vancis operates as a service provider of high-quality IT services, with the help of Snow they can advise their customers how to cut costs
“Thanks to Snow License Manager we have the visibility and insight for our customers on their software usage so we can give better advice to them on how they can cut costs too.”
Tom van der Horst, Licensing Manager, Vancis
Edelmann achieves savings of around € 32,000
“Before we deployed Snow’s solutions, we lacked visibility into our software estate – used and unused licenses. This cost us a lot of time and money. By implementing the SAM platform, we were able to optimize our software installations and licenses, and provide our license manager with a suitable solution to help him in his daily work. We were able to achieve savings of around €32,000. In addition, resources have been freed up which we can reuse elsewhere.”
Ulrich von Waechter, Director IT, Business Processes and Materials Management, Edelmann GmbH
Carnival cruises to license optimization with Snow
"In 2016 Snow helped me deliver getting on for £500k in license savings (cost reductions/cost avoidance/risk reductions/optimizations). Savings so far for 2017 stand at £22k - not bad for 4 hours work."
Alan Head, Software Asset Manager,Carnival plc
"St George’s made a decision to purchase Snow License Manager, as we realise the need for effective and proactive license management in the public sector. By using a product that has a large footprint in the NHS, we are able to find areas of cost savings, remain compliant, as well as manage our hardware estate, all in one place."
Pushpak Nayak, Head of ICT Operations, St George's University Hospital
Nuffield Health chooses Snow as a “one-stop shop”
“Snow’s SAM platform has enabled us to take control of a complex software and licensing estate.”
Dan Morgan, Digital & IT Operations Director, Nuffield Health
Snow ensures license optimization is plain sailing for Ferretti Group
"After having understood the importance of an accurate compliance position, we decided to use Snow Software, which equips us with consistent monitoring on application metering. This plays a crucial role in our SAM Strategy. All in all, Snow Software gives us a comprehensive and reliable solution for managing both contracts and applications."
Giuliano Capizzi, CIO, Ferretti Group
Building a Sound Foundation for Software Asset Management
"Snow License Manager is good because of its simplicity, providing a good overview quickly."
Erwin Sparreboom, Head of IT Strategy, Sourcing & Vendor Management, SBM Offshore
"We decided to purchase Snow License Manager because we wanted to gain full visibility of all hardware assets across the RCOG estate, whilst also ensuring we remain compliant with all of our software vendors"
Robert Riley, Royal College of Obstetricians, IT Manager, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
“King’s College London has been looking to improve on its SAM and Supplier Management capabilities by centrally managing, controlling and protecting software assets as well as centralising our contracts and agreements. Since implementing SLM8, King’s continues to expand and integrate the SAM capabilities with other process areas already resulting in identifying cost avoidance opportunities, areas for improvements and streamlining process to give the best end user experience. The Service from Snow Software has been outstanding to date and our relationship is continuing to grow positively.”
Nick Marsay, IT Contracts & Supplier Manager (Governance), King's College London
Snow’s Compatibility with ServiceNow proves to be a ‘Game Changer’ for Payment Company
"Snow, thanks to the integration with ServiceNow proved to be a groundbreaking tool for us in optimizing our CMDB. The quality and precision of the normalized data Snow generates allows our customer support staff can now solve problems in a significantly faster and more efficiently."
- Senior Business Manager
Bucks County Council sees 1000% ROI from Managed SAM
““The SAM review highlighted how much simpler it was to get the information we need from Snow License Manager, which is easy to use and provides very granular data."
Richard Randall, ICT Technical Officer for Service Transformation, Buckinghamshire County Council
VieCuri Achieves Software Compliance with Snow License Manager
"Large organizations like VieCuri cannot properly ensure their compliance without a software asset management solution. We opted for Snow because Microsoft performed an audit at VieCuri with it. What is good enough for our primary software vendor is good enough for VieCuri."
- Niek Janssen, Enterprise Architect, VieCuri
Bank of Ireland cuts software spend for key vendors with Snow License Manager
“Implementing Snow License Manager has provided us with exceptional insight, which means we get value for money when negotiating a licensing contract as we never buy ‘shelfware’.”
- Dave Hyland, Head of Software Asset Management, Bank of Ireland
Snow wins university challenge with SAM managed service
"We needed a SAM solution with strong cross platform capabilities capable of auditing our ever growing non-Microsoft estate and Snow gives us this, with a single, accurate version of the truth."
- Chris Toseland, Service Transition Manager, Nottingham Trent University
Snow secures MAN-sized cost savings for FTSE 250 Investment specialist
"Being able to use a single SAM solution to manage all our software, from desktop applications like Microsoft and Adobe, to optimizing datacenter server licensing for Oracle and VMWare, is incredibly powerful and means we can provide consistent management reporting proving compliance and the monthly cost savings achieved."
-Mark Duffy Software and Communications Category Manager, Man Investments
Unite drives a good deal for software licenses with Snow Software
“Snow played an essential role in Unite’s migration to Windows 7. It gave us the ability to accurately calculate the number of clients we have and with estimated cost avoidance of £1m, has easily saved us over 20 times the amount we originally invested.”
Geoff Davidson, National Systems Coordinator, Unite
Snow helps Arup save more than a million pounds by eliminating over-licensing software fees
"We have improved the management of software and saved a lot of money by making sure that only the people who need and use the software, have access to it. Savings of more than £1million has been made."
David Foxen, Global Software Asset Manager at Arup
NYK Business Systems achieves significant costs savings and optimized compliance with Snow Software
"Snow Software is an excellent investment from an economic perspective, as shown by the savings of more than €100,000, which we have done by redistributing licenses that are not being used which represents extremely fast ROI."
Ing. Rob van Erk, IT Support Team Manager Europe, NYK Business Systems
Betfair doesn’t gamble with its software assets
“With six figure cost savings delivered from the outset, moving to a Snow-based SAM Managed Service was no gamble for us. The service has paid for itself many times over.”
Mark Cox, Head of Global IT Operations, Betfair
Snow selected by Endsleigh as ‘best fit’ from six other SAM vendors
“Reporting is a huge strength of Snow License Manager and the ability to create customised reports for different vendors and applications, then run a compliance report against it, saves a huge amount of resource time - we use this feature daily.”
Lois Price, IT Service Assurance Manager, Endsleigh Insurance Services
UK public sector organization boosts visibility & cost savings with Snow Software
“By re-harvesting the software it means we’re saving costs and we’re giving users what they need. Each department is required to find costs savings, and now we are able to help them achieve this, without them having to cut back on other resources.”
Mark Howard, IT Projects Consultant, Carmarthenshire County Council
Leading law firm, Harper Macleod, drives cost savings through re-harvesting software licenses
“When you buy a tool like Snow, you expect it to work and audit things, but we were impressed with its simple interface and the way the solution gave us the data we needed and ran bespoke reports so quickly."
Richard Harvey, IT Director, Harper Macleod
Media Group chooses Snow for improved SAM efficiency & license optimization
“Moving to Snow has simplified my role and made us more efficient as an organization. Adopting a next generation SAM tool has enabled us to combine cost optimisation and prevention with more traditional compliance activities.”
Dini Alim, Compliance & Asset Manager, Guardian News & Media