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Flexera Achieves the FinOps Foundation Certified Platform Badge

“The FinOps practice has experienced rapid growth within the industry,” said Brian Adler, Senior Director, Cloud Market Strategy. “Earning this certification from the FinOps Foundation increases Flexera’s leadership position in helping companies save money through providing insights into optimizing their cloud spend. Ultimately, this helps us better serve our customers.”

Flexera Achieves AWS Migration & Modernization Competency Status

AWS launched the AWS Migration & Modernization Competency to allow customers to easily and confidently engage highly specialized AWS Partners that help AWS customers modernize their applications, either before or after they are moved to AWS. The AWS Migration & Modernization Competency takes on the heavy lifting of identifying and validating industry leaders with proven customer success and technical proficiency in migration and application modernization tooling.

Chicago Tribune Names Flexera a Winner of the Chicagoland Top Workplaces 2021 Award for 10th Consecutive Year

“Receiving this award for the tenth consecutive year reaffirms that our culture continues to be one where employees feel supported, connected and valued,” said Jim Ryan, President and CEO of Flexera. “On behalf of our company and our customers, I thank our employees for giving us this honor again.”

Flexera Earns Great Place to Work Certification™

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience, and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue, employee retention and increased innovation.

Flexera 2022 State of ITAM Report Highlights the Urgency for Companies to Focus on New Technology for Future Success

The acceleration of digital transformation across all industries and organizations brings complexities that were unforeseen in years past. The roles of those in ITAM, including the related fields of software asset management (SAM) and hardware asset management (HAM), must evolve with the intricacies and pace introduced by the digital enterprise.

Flexera Adds Executive Strength to Advance Strategic Growth Strategies

The company’s Flexera One platform delivers technology value optimization (TVO) giving enterprises the most complete view of their complex IT environments and enabling them to proactively manage technology spend and risk. In the drive to digital, Flexera One is becoming the critical platform for enterprises to improve their return on IT and cloud investments and maximize the value of every technology dollar they spend.

Flexera Releases Its Inaugural 2021 State of IT Visibility Report

The inaugural report explores the thinking of more than 300 global technology decision makers and users about IT infrastructure, asset management, vulnerability posture and industry trends. It shares their current and future IT management strategies alongside tactical data regarding software obsolescence and vulnerability mitigation for strategic planning.

Flexera Announces Annual Partner of the Year Award Winners

“These awards are well deserved by the winners,” said Cindy Grogan, Vice President of Global Alliances and GTM Solutions at Flexera. “Each organization provides strong understanding and innovation around Flexera’s solutions—all while displaying unmatched customer understanding of their business needs and challenges.”

Flexera Announces Software Vulnerability Management for VMware Workspace ONE UEM

Flexera's Software Vulnerability Manager is a software security vulnerability and patch management solution that provides out-of-the-box support for tens of thousands of third-party applications. Workspace ONE UEM is a cloud-based endpoint management platform that enables IT professionals to deliver and manage apps on any device in their organization.

Cindy Grogan and Maggie LeFew of Flexera Featured on CRN’s 2021 Women of the Channel List

The women honored on this year’s list pushed forward with comprehensive business plans, marketing initiatives and other innovative ideas to support their partners and customers, helping them through the uncertainty brought on by the global COVID-19 pandemic. CRN celebrates these exceptional women for their leadership, dedication and channel advocacy.

Flexera Named First Partner Verified for Oracle Fusion Middleware

However, Oracle doesn’t accept measurement data from all third-party tools; this is restricted to only a few select partners.

Flexera is a long-standing Oracle partner that has been continuously verified as a third-party tool vendor, which allows Flexera customers to evaluate their Oracle estate within our solutions. By using Flexera solutions, IT leaders can conduct a detailed evaluation of their currently deployed Oracle estate.

Flexera Releases 2021 State of the Cloud Report

The survey results are available in the Flexera 2021 State of the Cloud Report, which can be downloaded at https://info.flexera.com/SLO-CM-REPORT-State-of-the-Cloud. The report explores what 750 global cloud decision makers and users are thinking about the public, private and multi-cloud market. It shares their current and future cloud strategies, often showing year-over-year changes to help identify trends.

Flexera Recognized by Customers in Gartner Peer Insights

“Flexera has made major investments in our service and support organizations, and it shows in the feedback we’re getting from our customers and partners,” said Sean Doherty, SVP of Customer Experience at Flexera. “And now with the game-changing launch of Flexera One, we’ve never been in a better position to help our customers optimize the value of their technology assets across software, SaaS and cloud.”

Flexera 2021 State of Tech Spend Provides Insights into IT Cost Visibility

Survey respondents are IT executives working in large enterprises with 2,000 or more employees, headquartered in North America and Europe, encompassing industries such as financial services, retail, e-commerce and industrial products. More than half are C-level executives.

“Enterprises are under enormous pressure to increase innovation and reduce IT spend,” said Jim Ryan, President and CEO of Flexera. “In chasing innovation we continue to see a significant, some would say unsustainable increase in cloud spending.

Flexera Agrees to Sell a Majority Interest to Thoma Bravo

Flexera, headquartered in suburban Chicago, uniquely serves companies that use technology and those that produce it. The company’s Flexera division provides IT management solutions that help enterprises maximize business value from their technology investments. The company’s Revenera division provides solutions that help technology companies build better products, accelerate time to value and monetize what matters.

Flexera Cited as a Leader by Independent Research Firm for Cloud Cost Monitoring and Optimization

Flexera and seven other vendors were evaluated for The Forrester Wave based on 27 criteria grouped into three categories: current offering, strategy and market presence. In the evaluation, Flexera received the highest possible scores in the criteria of product vision, market share, commercial model, access and permissions, resource discovery and cloud platform support, and billing.

The Chicago Tribune Names Flexera a Winner of the Chicago Top Workplaces 2020 Award

“In times of great change, it is more important than ever to maintain a connection among employees,” said Eric Rubino, Energage CEO. “When you give your employees a voice, you come together to navigate challenges and shape your path forward based on real-time insights into what works best for your organization. The Top Workplaces program can be that positive outcome your company can rally around in the coming months to celebrate leadership and the importance of maintaining an employee-focused culture, even during challenging times.”  

Flexera 2021 State of ITAM Report Identifies Plans for Increased Focus on Savings Due to COVID

The full survey results are available in the Flexera 2021 State of ITAM Report, which can be downloaded at https://info.flexera.com/SLO-REPORT-State-of-ITAM.

The report explores the thinking of 461 global professionals who manage and participate in ITAM and SAM processes in medium and large organizations of at least 1,000 employees. The report enables IT leaders to benchmark their ITAM practices and results against those of other organizations.

Flexera SaaS Manager Certified as Coupa Business Spend Management Platform Ready

The growth of SaaS applications is exploding at most organizations, as anyone with a company credit card and an email address can purchase a SaaS app. Such ease of adoption enables the subscriber to start using the application immediately, often neglecting to check with the company’s internal policies.

This results in the rapid proliferation–typically outside official procurement channels–of SaaS apps throughout an organization. This is “shadow SaaS”, and it creates expensive and dangerous challenges:

Flexera Named a Leader in the 2020 Magic Quadrant for Software Asset Management Tools

“At Flexera, our commitment over the years has always been to help our customers get the most out of their technology investments, whether on-premise or in the cloud,” said Jim Ryan, President and CEO of Flexera. “To us, being recognized as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Software Asset Management, for the third year in a row is an acknowledgement. Just as importantly, we are not resting in our mission to help companies reduce risks and optimize the costs of IT.