Make every software license count

The leading and independent global provider of Software & Cloud Asset Management & Optimization Services.

Your software is an asset. We make sure it stays that way.

We’ll help you unlock value from every license so you always get the most out of what you’ve paid for, safe in the knowledge that your organization has everything it needs to thrive – both now and in the future.

Only pay for what you need

Manage your contract based on your actual usage today and as it changes. Reduce overspend and rake in big savings.

Make the most of what you have

Don’t get caught short. Always understand exactly what you’ve paid for, so you can extract the maximum possible value from it.

Invest right for the future

Get clearer visibility of current usage and predicted future demand, so you can better plan and forecast your software investments.

Stay one step ahead of your software lifecycle

Control software costs

Spiraling spend spells bad news for your business. We’re on hand to help you rein in budget through savvy cost management in the face of vendor audits, contract renewals, and ongoing software maintenance.

Improve visibility of license positions

Want a better idea of where you might be over or under licensed? We’ve got you covered. Livingstone takes stock of your licensing position to help you right-size your operations, pinpoint risks, and keep costs down.

Negotiate a mega vendor renewal

Control, calm, and confidence: three things we’ll arm you with to seal the best possible deal at your next renewal. Enter into negotiations knowing exactly what you’ve used and what you need in future.

Optimize cloud consumption

It’s not uncommon for organizations to overpay by as much as 24% on their cloud software. We make sure you’re not one of them by demystifying your cloud usage.

Reduce compliance risk

Risks are unavoidable, but we can shrink their likelihood. We’ll help you identify compliance risks across your software and cloud estates to mitigate them in the now and avoid them in the future.

Defend a software audit

Turn any audit into a golden opportunity with insight into reconciled inventory, entitlement, and contract information, and support from an expert team of data analysts and negotiation experts.

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Livingstone: your Software Investment Manager

World-leading expertise

Our team of software specialists and former vendor negotiators are the best in the business – and they’ll work hard to help yours. With years of experience supporting Fortune 500 enterprises and government organizations, we know what it takes to get the most out of your investments.

Intelligent data you can depend on

The Livingstone Hub is our data intelligence platform that replaces best guesses with brighter insights. Through clear, concise dashboards and reports, Hub provides a comprehensive overview of what you use and what you need. Use it to drive better decisions and wiser forecasting.

Immediate commercial impact

We don’t sell services. We sell outcomes. If we can’t maximize ROI across your cloud and software estates – from procurement through to maintenance, licensing and beyond – then we won’t waste your time.

Support to suit your precise needs

For procurement

Livingstone’s proven vendor expertise and powerful usage insights save procurement teams an average of 38% when sourcing and renewing software agreements.


For IT leaders

Our managed services help IT teams gain control and clarity over budget, compliance, security and strategy so they always stay one step ahead when managing your estate.


For SAM Managers

For SAM Managers looking for that extra level of support, Livingstone provides the best data intelligence and expertise to replace pressure with a sense of empowerment.


Don't just take our word for it

St. James's Place Wealth Management logo

Not only did we reduce our exposure, the budget we had forecast in our scenario planning exercise was translated into a major cost saving. The team was professional, knowledgeable & collaborative. In short, working with the Livingstone Group was a great experience, with a great result.

Robert Sirignano, Software Asset Manager, St. James' Place Wealth Management
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Essex Police logo

We couldn't be happier with the amount of cost avoidance achieved. So much so, we'd advocate that other forces who are facing the same challenges as we were, also go through this optimization process, and have passed on Livingstone as a strong recommendation.

Jules Donald, CIO for Essex Police
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SAM services, support and expertise – tailored to suit you

Strategic SAM Engagements

Need expert advice in a pinch? Count on Livingstone. Backed by decades of industry experience working and negotiating with major software publishers and cloud service providers, we’re here to help you secure the best possible commercial outcomes for your business.

Single Vendor SAM Managed Services

If any one of today’s top tier publishers power your software estate, you’ll need to know how best to manage them – so it’s a good thing our expert teams know mega vendors inside-out. Lean on Livingstone for ongoing support in ensuring compliance and right-sizing your investment.

Enterprise SAM Managed Services

Staying on top of different contracts with multiple providers can be daunting, but Livingstone’s Enterprise Managed Services helps take the edge off. Get access to real-time reports and expert advice on how to maximize ROI at every stage of every contract lifecycle.

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