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Stitching SAP Licensing!

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Stitching SAP Licensing!

Category
SAP
Vertical
Manufacturing
Size
1100 Clients & 76 servers
Savings
$700,000
Location
India

CHALLENGE

A leading Automotive component manufacturing brands had over 30 modules of SAP procured and used in support functions and manufacturing process. They received an audit notice from SAP and expected a spend of $1200,000.

SOLUTION

Client contacted XORISK and XORISK stepped in take a quick stock of current situation. Engagement objectives:

Assist client in reducing financial impact of SAP License Audit
Using its prior audit experience, XORISK’s pushed back on audit date using strategic arguments. This was done to buy out time. A quick review of SAP contracts and their addendums was done to understand what was allowed and client was entitled for in terms of usage. XORISK conducted a baseline assessment including current users, their classification, engines and all systems that could access and potentially access SAP systems data. XORISK assisted client in making changes in configuration and user classifications including restriction enforcement. Thereafter SAP license audit was allowed.

OUTCOME

Though there was a settlement between client and SAP, XORISK assisted the client in reducing the settlement value to $180,000 as compared to what they had budgeted for initially. A savings of over $700,000 delivered by XORISK within 30 days of engaging given the reaction time was less than a week.

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