Certero for SaaS

Discover unknown web apps with SaaS Discovery (Shadow IT).

Manage SaaS subscription costs and eliminate over-spend with your

biggest SaaS investments.

Optimize business-critical SaaS applications

Certero for SaaS can give you centralized visibility of your SaaS subscriptions & detailed insights into usage, so you can easily identify where money is being wasted & prevent the overspend with confidence.

Over-spending on business-critical, known SaaS subscriptions is typically as high as 50%.

Explore SaaS optimization with the biggest vendors:

Every SaaS vendor presents a different challenge. See how Certero for SaaS can help you to streamline your management processes and reduce costs, with dedicated solutions for your biggest SaaS investments:

Microsoft 365 SaaS Optimization
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Optimize Adobe Creative Cloud

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What are the big SaaS management challenges?

The Cost Challenge

SaaS subscriptions are often based on a granular, ‘named user’ model, meaning software publishers don’t need to evoke audit clauses or sell their latest versions to ensure constant revenue – with SaaS, often expensive subscriptions renew automatically, leading to uncontrolled, routine over-spending.

The Value Challenge

For businesses, understanding how much value is being achieved through SaaS subscriptions can be challenging. Individual users may or may not be active, or may be assigned a SaaS license far more costly than the functionality they actually require.

The Security & Governance Challenge (Shadow IT)

On top of it all, there is an increasing business risk to losing sight of what software is out there and where company data reside, as software can be accessed and procured without the traditional knowledge and governance of IT. Finding these illusive web apps, requires a solution for Shadow IT SaaS Discovery.

Discover SaaS apps (Shadow IT)

Gartner research suggests that shadow IT is responsible for 30% – 40% of IT spending in enterprise organizations. The sprawl of unknown and unmanaged SaaS applications is not only costly, it’s putting your data at risk.

The SaaS Management Features You Need... All in One Place

Multi-SaaS Visibility

  • A single consolidated view of your SaaS applications across multiple vendors limiting ‘cloud sprawl’
  • A clear view of which users are consuming what SaaS subscriptions
  • A centralized source for all SaaS renewals
  • Visibility of all user roles and assigned licenses
  • Ensure business security with visibility of who has access to which applications

SaaS Cost Management

  • Inform and support contract consolidation
  • Optimize subscriptions based on usage and right size licenses reducing wastage
  • Support Application Rationalization
  • Report and alert on unsanctioned SaaS spend

Insight into Usage

  • License type and usage data and associated costs
  • Identification of all users with inactive subscriptions
  • Identification of redundant applications
  • Improved efficiency through license rightsizing

Visibility of your Office 365 estate

Visibility of your Adobe Creative Cloud estate

Visibility of your Salesforce estate

Simplified Reporting

  • Certero reporting allows you to cut and dice your SaaS data in infinite ways and create personalized user ‘dashboard’ views for common tasks
  • Trend data over time to see spend increases and anticipate bill shock
  • Set alerts to stay one step ahead of renewals and unsanctioned spend
  • Create automated reports to highlight inactive users which can be removed
  • Group spend by department for efficient cross-charging

The Difference between ‘SaaS’ & ‘Cloud’

Though ‘SaaS’ is often referred to as ‘Cloud’, it’s important to differentiate the two as they require managing in different ways. For clarity, Certero’s Cloud Asset Management solution Vitado, can manage ‘Cloud’ IaaS / PaaS such as AWS & Azure. Certero for SaaS is designed to manage the ever-increasing list of SaaS subscriptions that if left unchecked, can easily become wasted investments. Both solutions are on the Certero platform, helping to further unify the management of valuable IT assets everywhere.

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Certero is committed to Imageproviding customers with the highest levels of security,  which is why Information Security is embedded as part of our culture. From the board down, our Information Management Processes have helped customers have a safer, more reliable IT hardware, Software, SaaS and Cloud solutions and Services throughout the year.

Certero Platform: Future Proof, Holistic Management of IT Assets

The best way to regain control of your environment is through a SaaS license management solution and with so many SaaS vendors coming to market, it’s important to consider that your chosen platform needs to have the ability to evolve and keep pace with your business demand.

By bringing SaaS management and optimization on to the Certero Unified Platform, businesses can again reduce the noise and inefficiency of otherwise having to run multiple ITAM / SAM / cloud FinOps solutions alongside each other. The architecture of Certero has been uniquely designed and developed from scratch to be a unified solution, so does not rely on any legacy or acquired technology under the covers to provide any functionality on the unified platform. Certero is genuinely new, purpose-built and performs as you’d expect a single platform to perform, providing a unique opportunity for businesses to free themselves from the limitations and ‘Technical Debt’ of persevering with historic solutions.

Extending Certero’s mature, logical asset management UI and ‘business asset’ methodology to gain full visibility and control of SaaS, adds to the ‘single pane of glass’ power of the solution and the strength of being able to easily attain the holistic understanding of IT capability, risk and cost that leaders need.

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