Services Overview.

Microsoft Software Licensing For Businesses                      

We help businesses and organizations reconcile Microsoft software installed across their enterprise with software license entitlement. The license reconciliation analysis enables organizations to identify potential under- and over-licensing by software products and pro-actively mitigate contractual non-compliance risk. Our team has managed over 4,000 Microsoft product licensing reconciliations at organizations of all sizes and industries. Learn More
Microsoft software licensing, agreements, and program types are complex and understanding Microsoft’s differing product releases, software assurance benefits, product use rights, and related product dependencies often result in companies under or over licensing software products and not being optimally licensed. Our team will assist your organization evaluate what Microsoft software your organization is using, is entitled to use, and what licensing your organization optimally needs including minimizing the cost of software licensing and maintenance. Broomstick is independent of Microsoft and software resellers / partners and does not sell software…no conflict of interest. Learn More
If your organization has an Enterprise Agreement under Microsoft Volume Licensing, you are required to perform an annual license True-Up reconciliation to inventory and report the number of the qualified desktops, underlying operating systems, users, and additional products (Servers, other desktop applications) added to your organization over the previous 12 months.  Our team of certified Microsoft licensing professional will assist your organization accurately inventory your desktops, servers, operating systems and compare that to your overall licensing entitlement. If your organization deployed additional Microsoft products in the previous 12 months, our team will partner with your organization to identify cost effective options to report the additional software use.  We also can assist those on Enterprise Agreement Subscriptions. Contact Us to Learn More
Microsoft Licensing Agreements For Businesses                  

Deciding whether to renew a license agreement with Microsoft is a major decision for any organization. Our team of professionals will assist you in making that decision, considering cost and benefits of renewal and your organization’s existing licensing entitlement and future licensing requirements. Contact Us to Learn More
Evaluating the many Microsoft software licensing options, agreements, and program types available to organizations of all sizes and industries is time consuming and complex. Our team of independent Microsoft-certified licensing professionals will assist your organization in assessing and determining the Microsoft software licensing programs and agreements that cost effectively align with your technology requirements and provide the most value for your IT investment. We do not sell software and are independent of Microsoft and software resellers who depend on organizations’ maximizing their software purchases. Contact Us to Learn More
Purchasing new Microsoft volume licensing software or renewing software licensing agreements is becoming more complex with the introduction of new technologies such as cloud, virtualization, and other licensing programs that add additional complexity and cost. Our team of licensing professionals will support your organization navigate important purchasing decisions and ensure your organization is adequately prepared to maximize cost savings through optimal licensing and agreement solutions. Contact Us to Learn More
Microsoft Product Licensing Training                                

Whether you are an established or new IT or procurement professional, you can benefit from our two‑day Microsoft Licensing Training Workshop. The workshop will build or establish foundational knowledge of Microsoft licensing, programs, and Product Use Rights. The training provides a unique opportunity to learn about Microsoft products and solutions directly from independent Microsoft licensing experts with the information and knowledge you need to understand Microsoft licensing and agreement options. Learn More
One- or two-day general or customized At-Your-Site Microsoft product licensing training aligned to the software products and agreements your organization is using. The training will also include actual review of your organization’s license entitlement and agreements. The training is also an opportunity to identify licensing optimization opportunities and potential non-compliance risk. Schedule training at your site or another venue to fit your organization’s schedule. Benefit from training designed specifically for your company’s learning development objectives and have your team members trained simultaneously, gaining the same skills together. Learn More
General or customized 2-hour or 3hr hour training sessions customized to the Microsoft products and agreements your organization is using. The training will also include actual review of your organization’s license entitlement and agreements. The training is also an opportunity to identify licensing optimization opportunities and potential non-compliance risk. The training sessions are designed to fit your organization’s schedule. Your IT will benefit from training designed specifically for your company’s learning objectives. Your team will be trained by former Microsoft licensing experts with the information and knowledge you need to optimize your understanding of Microsoft volume licensing. Learn More
Microsoft Agreement and Licensing Compliance                                

Broomstick supports organizations to navigate Microsoft’s various licensing compliance verification processes, including Software Asset Management (SAM) requests from Microsoft and software resellers. Our Team will assist your organization in managing the Microsoft compliance verification process and will ensure your organization’s best interests are independently represented. Software resellers and Microsoft benefit from organizations completing required compliance software reconciliations, given the virtual certainty the targeted company will have license gaps and be required to make additional and often unwanted software purchases. Unless properly managed, compliance verification and certification can be expensive and disruptive to organizations. Contact Us to Learn More
Broomstick helps organizations navigate compliance verification processes initiated by software publishers, including Software Asset Management (SAM) requests from Microsoft and software resellers. Compliance verification processes often result in findings that require organizations to make additional unbudgeted payments to software publishers.  The findings used to determine the amount owed to your software publisher can include errors and incomplete data.  If the compliance process has been started or completed, our team will independently verify that the compliance verification findings are accurate and complete.  If your organization has been notified of a pending compliance verification process, our team can prepare a reconciliation of software deployed vs. your software entitlement in a manner that allows you to understand the information being compiled.  In either scenario, we ensure that your organization understands the right licensing solutions available to you and assist in minimizing the costs you incur.  Unless properly managed, compliance verification can be expensive and disruptive to organizations. Contact Us to Learn More
Broomstick helps companies proactively evaluate and reconcile their software deployment with entitlement and remain in compliance with Microsoft software licensing arrangements. Software vendor compliance inspections including software asset management (SAM) engagements have significantly increased. Having an independent and confidential licensing assessment enables organizations to proactively identify and mitigate noncompliance and financial risk and ensure the organization is optimally right licensed. Contact Us to Learn More


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