Webinar on May 30th | 1pm ET | 12pm CT | 10am PT

Sub-capacity pricing has created an entire sub-industry, dedicated to explaining it, auditing it, & controlling it. As complex as it is, sub-cap remains fairer than paying based on installed capacity. Sub-cap allows you to pay for what you use. If only it were so simple.

How does your MSU usage really affect your bill? What about across LPARs or CECs? What about where, and/or how much you utilize various software products? What about the various flavors of caps? And, of course, what’s the deal with all these new options that IBM is providing: Mobile, Container, & Country Multiplex Pricing?

John Baker has spent more of his career listening to vendors than representing them, & in this webinar he will shed some light on the many options available for managing MLC software costs & their various pros & cons.


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An Insider's Thoughts on Managing MLC Software Costs and Opportunities



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