Aspera LaaS Wins Award for Best IT Service

Aspera's LaaS - License Management as a Service is a winner of the 7th Annual 2012 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards in the Best IT Service category
(PresseBox) (Aachen, ) Aspera GmbH has specialized in Software Asset Management (SAM) for 12 years and is internationally known for inventing catalog-based and entitlement-centric software asset management. Today Aspera announced that Network Products Guide, a leading technology research and advisory guide, has named "LaaS - License Management as a Service" a winner of the 7th Annual 2012 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards in the Best IT Service category.

Organizations and products recognized by Network Products Guide are considered true solution providers dedicated to understanding what their customers need and are selected by esteemed industry practitioners. Each year hundreds of companies compete to earn Hot Companies and Best Products acknowledgment, however the decision process is based on very careful evaluation which makes the awards very prestigious.

"Aspera is focused on providing our customers with a solution that manages software assets in a cost-effective and entitlement-centric way, enabling enterprises to ensure both legal compliance and optimum procurement strategies," said Christof Beaupoil, President of Aspera Technologies Inc., Aspera GmbH's sister company in the United States. "The increased adoption of virtualization and cloud solutions within the enterprise has created a need for transparent and audit proof software license management. We are honored to be named in Network Product Guide Hot Companies and Best Products Awards and recognized for our innovative software asset management services."

Through perfectly fit together service components LaaS - License Management as a Service by Aspera offers enterprises the option to either partially or completely outsource all operative license management tasks as well as consulting to Aspera. LaaS provides users with a powerful software asset management tool, SmartTrack, that enables enterprise-wide access to information on software licenses, contracts, installations, and usage while confirming license compliance. The LaaS and Aspera SmartTrack solutions offer unparalleled flexibility and scalability to organizations with less than 1000 users in a single location to more than 300,000 users distributed across the globe. SmartTrack is the only 100% web-based and standardized SAM tool enabling enterprises to balance cost and speed of deployment.

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