Grasping potential savings
Enlisting a third-party maintenance (TPM) provider to curb software and hardware costs is, increasingly, seen as an appealing route for IT procurement departments.
It’s hardly a new practice. But as supply markets mature and business leaders grasp the potential cost savings, TPM providers are becoming part of the mainstream.
Still, there are risks involved. And even though TPM programs for SAP, for example, have delivered savings of at least 50 percent, this approach may not be appropriate for every organization.
Read on as we detail the risks and benefits of a TPM program through the lens of maintenance fees associated with enterprise SAP®.