Innovation Martlesham Welcomes Livingstone GroupAugust 3, 2020
Livingstone Group is the leading independent, global provider of software & cloud portfolio management and optimization services.
With a growing team of 150 experts, Livingstone Group helps clients optimize their software & cloud portfolios to avoid unnecessary cost and risk, providing the intelligence needed to govern digital transformation journeys. Founded in 2011, Livingstone Technologies was acquired by Carlyle Group in 2018, since then Siwel Consulting Inc. in New York, USA, Derive Logic and Cloud Optics have joined the Livingstone Group serving hundreds of clients around the world on a regular basis.
Livingstone Group has worked in close partnership with BT since 2015, initially providing a range of Software Asset Management (SAM/ITAM) services. Since September 2019 the Livingstone Group has been an authorized Managed Service Provider to BT, providing software and cloud portfolio management services that allow BT to optimise its commercial and contractual positions with key vendors while reducing the risk from vendor audits.
With a strong track record of delivering proven, up-front savings that average 38% through its Optimization services, Livingstone Group drives the best value throughout an investment’s lifecycle. Its Trustworthy Data and Lifecycle services help clients maintain these savings through control and mitigation of business risks, ensuring clients continue to get value from their IT investments.
Livingstone Group’s diverse global client base includes Fortune 500, public sector, and mid-market organizations located in over 20 countries. The company also manages client service contracts spanning over 138 countries. Livingstone Group is headquartered in Reading, UK, with further offices located across the UK, Europe and North America.
“Joining Innovation Martlesham is an exciting new step in our long-term relationship with BT and its other technology partners. We are very much looking forward to proactively engaging with other IM members and driving a closer relationship with BT itself as we build on the enterprise SAM Managed Services that are central to BT’s transformation program. In the current economic climate, reducing costs and risk from an organisation is critical, we look forward to working in partnership with the IM community and BT to do just that” says Nigel Someck, BT Account Director at Livingstone Group.
Nicky Daniels, Head of Innovation Martlesham says “I’m delighted that Livingstone Group have joined our well-respected ecosystem, and I look forward to their continued successes as a leader in software and cloud portfolio management”.