Navigating a Cisco Audit

October 21, 2021 1 pm EDT | 10 am PDT Your Desk!

Save Your Spot

Cisco is ramping up customer audits to shore up revenue and push clients into new agreements, so what’s in store for you? In this session, our Cisco experts outline what to expect in an audit, and what you can do – before, during and after – to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Key Learning Objectives:

  • Understand your role as a deal leader or asset manager in a Cisco audit
  • Key Cisco data, tactics, and areas to inspect for noncompliance risk
  • Negotiation tactics to maintain control and lower your audit findings bill


Corinne Boyles

Senior Analyst

Corinne joined the company in August 2014, and focused on Cisco and networking equipment deals, then switched to specialize in Microsoft deals. As a senior analyst, Corinne helps clients navigate Microsoft’s complex licensing agreements and evolving product line. Before ClearEdge, Corinne played women’s hockey at Boston College as starting goalie for 3 years. Her collegiate hockey career led to Corinne being named to the Olympic Trial Team, and “Eagle of the Year” (2014), the College’s most prestigious distinction for high achievement in the classroom, the community and in sport. She earned a BA in Economics and an MBA at Boston College.

Richard Wright

Director, Software Asset Management

Richard is a former Senior Auditor at SAP, where he generated millions of dollars in audit collections. Most recently, Richard served as a License Compliance Manager at Accenture, where he helped establish and grow the SAP Compliance Practice, primarily supporting clients with SAP license optimization and spend reduction. He has a strong background in SAM tool configuration and operation, including work with Flexera, SNOW, and VOQUZ. Prior to his SAP experience, Richard negotiated contract terms and pricing as Procurement Manager at Blount Contracting. At ClearEdge, Richard focuses on helping clients with their SAP, VMware, and Software Asset Management needs.