In one of several projects, Hilton engaged NET(net) to assess and optimize the specific software supplier investments for their global enterprise. NET(net) conducted a detailed technology roadmap designed to chart Hilton’s current and planned usage of the software supplier’s technologies. Subsequently, NET(net) identified and built financial options for numerous optimization strategies.
After reviewing the available optimization strategies, Hilton and NET(net) worked collaboratively to affect the intended outcomes. The final agreement with software supplier consists of the products to fulfill Hilton’s business and infrastructure requirements with market optimized commercial terms, resulting in 18% overall gross savings and benefits.
Burger King was seeking to renegotiate desktop software spend spanning the entire enterprise while identifying licensing needs and decreasing annual spend.
A new arrangement, including appropriate licensing renewals, was executed resulting in 37% savings over a 3-year agreement as well a projected $1.4 Million savings over the next 6 years, a 27% savings.
In one of several NET(net) engagements, Harley Davidson was looking to purchase an enterprise software solution to develop greater automation and operational efficiencies as technology became more aligned to the business.
NET(net) helped Harley Davidson optimize these new investments, reducing costs from $10,685,913.93, to $2,879,899.27, a savings of $7,806,014.66 - a 73% reduction in costs.
The client was two years into a three-year software agreement, facing a sizeable true-up obligation and experiencing a lack of innovation on the desktop.
The high level results of the Capital One engagement reflect a sound multi-year strategy that enabled significant cost reductions, while gaining valuable insights on owned, deployed, and consumed licenses as well as the manner in which the consumed licenses were used. NET(net) conducted detailed optimization activities, accounting for the client's business requirements, infrastructure, and current and planned usage scenarios as well as suppliers licensed product releases, editions and versions. NET(net) helped the client secure very significant cost reductions, taking their total investment structure from $41.6 million to $18.2 million, a savings of $23.4 million, or 56.25%.