Make software compliance an exciting opportunity to improve your business.
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b.lay gets the grip on your licenses with the following services
knowing what you can do
with your rights!
Monitoring your active contracts with software publishers can be just another item on your software compliance to-do list. But if done right, effective contract management helps you maximize the cost effectiveness of your resources and fully enjoy your software entitlements. With b.lay as your trusted license management partner, you can benefit from your rights, not just fear your licenses' restrictions. Read more
We help you benefit
from your rights
b.lay can help you to understand your contracts and understand your software usage, on an ongoing basis. Our baseline assessment collects all relevant data concerning your current software assets so you can use them more efficiently and effectively. Gathering data from all the key elements of software creates an accurate and reliable representation or your rights, showing you exactly how and for what your assets are being used and what your license compliance position is. Read more
Support during your audit
b.lay is a premier license management provider. The only way to ensure your company remains compliant with software licensing agreements is to perform a software audit. Whether you run these compliance checks yourself or are subjected to a vendor’s audit, audit support services from us can make the process less costly and much smoother. Read more
Our solution for better
Zyncc was created by b.lay to help businesses and organizations of all types and sizes to resolve the biggest problems in managing software licenses: poor data gathering and communication between involved parties. Zyncc is a secure, user-friendly secured - online license management tool that helps you capture the right data and translate it into understandable, useful information. And when you have the right information within quick reach, its easier than ever, to manage your software licenses and make informed decisions about your IT resources and spend. Read more
Staff training for internal compliance review
b.lay can train your staff on what data to gather for software compliance reviews, where to pull it from, what are the best ways to gather the data and how to report it so management can use it. Periodic internal reviews not only help you remain compliant, but they also help you avoid software vendor audits and show you any gaps between entitlements and deployment.
b.lay believes that if you “share before you gain” you can accomplish more than by just adhering to convention.
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Real-life cases of successful businesses
"The methodological expertise of b.lay resulted in a new company service that previously only could have been outsourced or would have taken major resources. b.lay helped us saving time and money while delivering the service level our clients demand."
Manager Contract Risk & Compliance, Deloitte
"Developing technological advanced pumping systems is our core business. b.lay has been essential in taking care of our Oracle licensing, and helped us not to worry."
IT Manager at Weir Minerals Netherlands B.V.
"We decided to use b.lay as our Oracle knowledge backbone, recognizing the importance of their most valuable expertise. Otherwise it would have taken us years to take our Oracle services to the same level as our Microsoft services."
Founder Emerset Consulting Group