Aspera GmbH, the market leader in catalog based software asset management (SAM) based in Aachen, Germany, proudly announces its membership in the International Business Software Managers Association (IBSMA) as an Industry Member.
“We’re proud to become part of IBSMA’s community of software professionals,” says Bernhard Boehler, one of Aspera’s founders and managing partners. “We look forward to building new relationships and expanding software asset management beyond the compliance level.”
Aspera's software license management approach is proven in more than 60 enterprises worldwide. It integrates with enterprise procurement and deployment systems for maximum automation and benefit. SmartTrack, Aspera’s SAM tool, automatically records license parameters, allowing IT professionals to easily track, shift, allocate and manage software licenses and contracts, while also keeping track of related finances and individual license histories. The aim of Aspera is to help IT managers reduce the complexity and costs related to software license management.
"I am delighted to welcome Aspera GmbH as an IBSMA Industry Member,” says Steven Russman, IBSMA’s executive director. “Aspera, with its expertise in license-centric software asset management, will bring a distinctive perspective to IBSMA’s work to further best practices in SAM. We look forward to their participation in the unique dialogue that IBSMA has forged among software publishers, solution providers, and IT professionals.”
About Aspera GmbH
Aspera (aspera.com) is a highly specialized provider of software asset management solutions. Our unique and license-centric approach has been successfully implemented in international projects for eight years. More than 60 companies – including seven of the Top Ten DAX corporations – rely on Aspera’s expertise for license management. Aspera has partners in the U.K., Netherlands, USA, and Germany.
Following the industry standard ISO/IEC 19770-1, “Software Asset Management – Processes” from May 2006, our services include but are not limited to: software development, ITIL certified organization and process consulting, project management, integration, and customer support. Aspera GmbH was founded in 2000 in Aachen, Germany and currently employs 25 professionals.
IBSMA, the International Business Software Managers Association, is a division of ECP. IBSMA is an international association of business-focused SAM professionals working together on issues of common concern. ECPweb.com (ECP) is the innovative leader in news and reviews of technology asset, IT service and software asset management issues, practices and tools. ECP publishes Tools Manager, Software Manager, IT Service Manager and other industry-leading guides and reports.
IBSMA has more than 20 Industry Members including Microsoft, Novell, Adobe, CA, Hewlett Packard, Oracle and Symantec.