Technology group Voith wins 2017 SAMS Awards

Fully automatic compliance and permanent comparison between the IT Online Store and Aspera SmartTrack

Aachen/Heidenheim, Germany, (PresseBox) - Aspera’s client Voith – a globally active technology group – was awarded 3rd place at the 2017 SAMS Awards for the group-wide introduction of a new software metering process. Voith won votes for its “come twogether SmartTrack & Voith IT Online Store” project in the “Tool / Software” category. The winners were announced on Monday in Berlin for the first time via a live voting process.

This is the sixth time the we.CONECT group has awarded the SAMS Award for outstanding software asset & license management strategies. Voith convinced over 200 SAM specialists with their implementation of a software asset management (SAM) solution in a complex technical environment in only four months.

“We automated the process of releasing unused licenses and making them available via the Voith IT Online Store – while ensuring compliance and adherence to license regulations at all times,” explained Regina Karing, Corporate License Management, who is responsible for the project implementation.

“Voith’s project shows a solution that can be easily expanded,” said Olaf Diehl, Managing Director at Aspera. “We congratulate our client Voith, which has been using our platform to manage licenses since 2012. As we continue to develop SmartTrack, we will focus on ensuring that clients can optimize their processes simply and flexibly – also with regard to access to the Cloud.”

About Voith

For 150 years, Voith’s technologies have been inspiring customers, business partners and employees around the world. Founded in 1867, Voith today has around 19,000 employees, sales of €4.3 billion and locations in more than 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the largest family-owned companies in Europe. Being a technology leader, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive.

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Aspera is a highly specialized provider of software asset management solutions. Hundreds of enterprises worldwide rely on Aspera, including more than 35 Fortune Global 500 companies. Since 2000, our award-winning software and services--including the SmartTrack license management technology--have been successfully implemented in international projects, representing diverse industries such as banking and finance, automotive, telecommunications, and pharmaceuticals. Aspera is part of USU Software AG (ISIN DE 000A0BVU28), which is listed in the Prime Standard Segment of the German Stock Exchange (DAX).

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