What is the value for customers?
Reduced initial investments to survive with the pressure of shrinking budget
Software United platform combines best of breed IBM applications (Lotus, Tivoli, Informix, DB2), enterprise-grade open source software (Red Hat Enterprise Linux, JBoss Enterprise Middleware, Red Hat Enterprise Solutions, Red Hat Infrastructure Products) and business applications/solutions made by ISVs and SIs. Software United program offers amazing special bids on these solutions.
For example, if customers need a business solution based on IBM Lotus software and if they don’t have appropriate platform, it means that they must to buy a platform to run that solution. In that case customers need at least an operating system and IBM Lotus, most probably, they need typical additional software like office suite as well. These investments into platform for solution make total cost of ownership of the whole information system really high. It is especially crucial in the time of limited budgets.
However, Software United offers an opportunity to get tremendous discounts on platform software under solution, which could be more then 50%!
Reduced staff skills requirements
Solutions created under Software United platform include all necessary components pre-integrated and ready to work «out of the box». The whole solution can be installed on bare metal and very easy with just few mouse clicks. All necessary operations required to make multiple pieces of software working together is performed during installation automatically.
There is no need to spend money for expensive time of high-class engineers to perform complicated integration again and again.
There is no need to track compatibility of multiple pieces of software from different vendors.
Customers have a great opportunity to concentrate on business aspects and system customization according to the business needs and requirements.
Faster implementation to meet rapidly changing business requirements
Customers will get just one integrated distribution - all necessary software is included, installed automatically and integrated «out of the box». Customers really can concentrate on business side and the solution implementation, rather then the technical details.
Solutions developed and based on Software United platform are backed by well-established VDEL partner network in the Central/Eastern Europe, Russia and CIS as well as by IBM as the biggest World Wide IT Vendor. The VDEL partner network contains significant number of companies with years of experience in different areas of IT business. They can offer unmatched level of deployment, consulting, customization and all support services to the customers.
Tremendously simplified support
The customers will get integrated support for the complete solution. Furthermore, when some problem is addressed by customers, there is no need to investigate is that caused by operating system, middleware or some misconfiguration. The problem just has to be passed to the Software United support and it will be solved efficiently on the most appropriate way.
Software United support is multilingual and provided on several European languages (English, Russian, Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Slovenian, Macedonian, Romanian, Bulgarian, Hungarian, Polish, Czech, Slovakian, Ukrainian). It means that customers can talk to Software United support in any language they prefer.