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License optimization is the process of ensuring that employees have the licenses they need to do their jobs effectively, without spending more than is necessary or having an excessive number of licenses sitting on the shelf unused.
Due to the complex nature of Microsoft 365 licenses, for some organizations license management is a full-time job in itself. Getting the right licenses requires balancing considerations that are constantly changing, such as:
In the absence of a dedicated person or team to focus on these issues, it’s all too common for the pile of unassigned and inactive licenses to grow over time, and include license waste in excess of the amounts needed due to normal business activities such as turnover and anticipated growth.
It’s worth noting that, for many organizations theirMicrosoft contract is a multi-year, complex agreement that cannot be easily modified during the term of the agreement, and that in many cases we identify opportunities to avoid future costs, or avoid purchasing additional licenses, as opposed to a direct reduction in current costs.
On average, the companies we studied purchased 59,617 licenses – but only have 40,736 users. Now, some of this is totally normal, because a given user may have a primary Microsoft 365 license, as well as a separate Power BI license, for example.And even in that scenario, buying separate licenses may be less efficient and end up costing more than buying a single combination license, depending on the situation.
But upon further review, we see that:
Read the full findings around license usage here: https://www.coreview.com/benchmark-microsoft365
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