Crayon to offer optimized services to new Microsoft EA customers in the United Arab Emirates

Crayon proposition with the additional features is intended to boost the value of the program and maximize ROI.

Online PR News – 17-March-2015 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Crayon Middle East, part of Crayon Group, the global leaders in software asset management (SAM), cloud, volume licensing and associated consulting services announces today an exclusive offering for Enterprise Agreement holders in the United Arab Emirates transferring their agreement to Crayon Middle East in 2015.
Crayon initiative to foster the Microsoft Enterprise Agreement program offering to further improve productivity of the IT infrastructure, simplify the acquisition, deployment and management process and the usage reporting of software licenses amidst complex software environments.

“Our aim is to provide added-value benefits in our offerings to assist organizations standardize their software licensing usage while securing substantial savings on their IT estate investments and costs “ said Joachim Hagström, CEO, Crayon Middle East. “Crayon’s go to market solutions comprises much more than the service delivery; it covers relevant logistics, compliance fundamentals, solutions development and consultancy, advisory and legal compatibility.”

Crayon competencies go above and beyond this offer to provide the EA customers the solution that truly stands out. Adding to the value that the EA offers to organizations with 250 or more users or devices seeking a manageable volume licensing program with the flexibility to buy cloud services and software licenses under one agreement; Crayon will develop License Optimization and License Scenario Analysis to secure savings between 10 to 20 percent of the licensing cost of any Enterprise Agreement over the 3 years of the agreement lifespan. This engagement will be offered without any extra charges and delivered by Crayon Middle East certified Software Asset Management consultants.

Uniting with Snow Software, the global leader and developer of on premise and cloud-based Software Asset Management (SAM) technologies. Crayon Middle East can supply and support organizations throughout the implementation and the deployment process of Snow Software tools to assist them in identifying their IT assets and vulnerabilities whilst significantly reducing costs.

Crayon’s EA customers will have the access to some of the best skills and tool sets in the world to facilitate true optimization of their IT estates. Azure Reporting Service will be available at no cost for EA customers for a period of 18 months, saving a monthly reporting value that varies between 300 to 500 US Dollars.

Adding to the enticing offer, clients transferring their EA agreements to Crayon Middle East in 2015, will secure a delegate seat offered with a flight ticket to attend the 5th edition of the Nordic Infrastructure Conference 2016 in Oslo, Norway. Founded by Crayon, NIC was originally envisaged as the ultimate event for technical IT specialists in the Nordic region, it's quality and depth of content is now making this a global 'must go to' event for all infrastructure professionals and senior technicians.

In 2014, Crayon Middle East started managing Microsoft Volume Licensing Programs including Enterprise Agreements, Select (Plus), Government, Academic, GGWA to service Large Organizations, MPSA, and related enrollments like Enrollment for Education Solutions, Server and Cloud Enrolment (SCE) and Azure Enrollment.

For inquiries and further offer details, please contact Crayon Middle East on or call +971 4 424 9977.

About Crayon
Crayon are the global leader in Software Asset Management (SAM), Volume Licensing and associated Consulting and Professional Services. Trusted advisors to the world's leading organizations, we help ensure our clients truly optimize their licensing estate and remain compliant in the new hybrid cloud world.

Crayon is a Microsoft top 10 global LSP - formerly Large Account Reseller (LAR) – and is the current Microsoft Global CA LSP Partner of the Year 2014, beating over 700 License Resellers at the Microsoft 2014 World Partner Conference.

The Company has over 750 employees and is headquartered in Oslo, Norway with branches around the world.