In addition, each EA comes with what we call Accelerated Adoption, in which we do a quarterly audit with your team, to ensure that EA`s technologies are taken over and made available throughout the organization. We will also look at this issue and see if there are any other incentives and promotions for additional products that could be under these EAs. Managing and optimizing software usage across the enterprise presents significant challenges, even for the most demanding IT organizations. And with the pace of digital transformation, software management is more complex than ever. Cisco has developed the Cisco Enterprise Agreement software purchasing program, designed to deliver the right features to the right people in an efficient and cost-effective way. With True-Forward, we notice what you used during this time window, and we calculate that this will only be the case in the future. Therefore, we don`t charge you that you have adopted additional technologies during this one-year extension, this true-up window. There is good news for fast-growing companies that exceed this 20% threshold. You only pay for what goes beyond 20%, and Cisco only charges you if the annual audit has taken place. To recycle the example above, if you had 100 additional users and you had 30% above your original license number, Cisco would only charge an additional 10% at the time of the annual audit in the future! No cost to calculate. This concept is called „True Forward.“ The Cisco Enterprise Agreement simplifies licensing management by consolidating the various subscriptions and renewal dates normally required to manage enterprise software licenses, up to a single agreement with uniform business terms. You can now enter into a Cisco Enterprise agreement that meets your business requirements and extend it later with the same agreement. The purchase requirements for an enterprise agreement vary on the basis of promotions at a given time.
It`s hard to sum up what it is, but that`s where we can help you find out what the current actions are and what the current entry points are for Cisco Enterprise agreements. After looking at your property and what is currently there. We can supplement it with a technology called Cisco Smart Collector. It`s a virtual machine that sits on your network and looks to detect and scan which Cisco devices are present in your business. Then we can take these two sets of data, correlate them, look for differences, manually check them with you, and then come up with a fair understanding of what we think we have.