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Erik Hollander Consultant & Founding Partner

Erik Hollander

Areas of expertise

  • Software & Contract Negotiations
  • (Cloud) License Optimization
  • Contract Management
  • External Audit Mediator
  • Software Procurement Specialist

Employment history

  • Senior Commercial Executive @ Microsoft The Netherlands
  • Senior Contract Manager @ Belastingdienst (Dutch Tax Office)
  • Account & Procurement Specialist @ Insight Enterprises

Erik helps clients all over the globe to deal with their Microsoft dealings and/or challenges. Challenges like Microsoft Enterprise Agreement (Subscription) Negotiations, Annual True Up, Microsoft Audit Defense (either Internal or External) and of course Cloud an On-Premises Software Optimizations. While working at the Dutch Tax Office, Erik negotiated with all mega vendors like VMware, Oracle, IBM and many others.

Through our worldwide dealings with Global clients we have uncovered dozens and dozens of “Specialties” in terms, conditions and pricing that you can benefit from via Benchmarking. There are more ways that lead to Rome than we could ever think of…

Via GILAS Group, your organization can also leverage from the network of unbiased consultants, skilled Software License Optimization Specialists and seasoned Contract Negotiators. Experts who can confidentially deliver a range of in depth Licensing Consulting Services across mega vendors like Oracle, SAP, IBM, Microsoft and many other Online Services and On-Premises software vendors. Like many before you, your company can benefit from our proven methodology as well. We are fully committed to optimize your software license position from both a contractual and a commercial perspective, driven by nothing more than your goals and interests.

Recent posts

  • 5 key factors: Choosing the right Salesforce license

    Salesforce offers a range of flexible licensing options to meet the specific needs of different organizations. Things to review: Number and type of users, Features and functionality, Deployment options and Pricing & Terms.

    February 6, 2023
  • 6 tips when negotiating with Salesforce

    Salesforce negotiations can be complex and time-consuming, but proper negotiations can help organizations get the best possible deal on theirSalesforce licensing requirement. 6 tips to success!

    January 28, 2023
  • 5 things you need to know about Salesforce ELA’s

    5 key things you should know about the Salesforce Enterprise License Agreements (ELA). Read more about the potential benefit of the ELA for your organization, like streamlining licensing and reduce costs.

    January 12, 2023

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