Itasca, IL - Jul 1, 2014 - Flexera Software, the leading provider of next-generation software licensing, compliance and installation solutions for application producers and enterprises, announced today further commitment to its rapidly growing European business with a new EU-based datacenter for FlexNet Manager Suite Cloud, Flexera Software's market-leading Software license Optimization solution. The new datacenter for EU-based customers is compliant with EU Directive 95/46/EC - The Data Protection Directive, and is EU/US Safe Harbor-certified, ensuring that European-based customers will have full confidence in the security and safety of their data as called for by EU regulations.
"The European Union represents an enormous and rapidly growing market to Flexera Software and we are increasing our strategic investments in this market to widen our lead here in the Software License Optimization space. We understand that our EU-based customers demand that their cloud providers ensure compliance with EU laws and regulations," said Richard Northing, Senior Vice President of Products and Services at Flexera Software. "FlexNet Manager Suite is the gold-standard in Software License Optimization and our commitment to excellence includes offering world-class data privacy and security."
The primary instance of Flexera Software's European datacenter resides in Frankfurt Germany. A disaster recovery datacenter is located in Dublin Ireland.
Localized in English and German languages, FlexNet Manager Suite Cloud is the only full-function, software-as-a-service (SaaS) Software License Optimization solution in the world. It is used by thousands of organizations to gain control of software licensing, reduce risk, and optimize spend across the enterprise.
Products in the Suite include FlexNet Manager Platform, and purpose-built products for optimization of Adobe, IBM, Oracle, Microsoft, SAP, Symantec, and over 20,000 engineering and concurrent-licensed applications. Together, they allow organizations to efficiently maximize application utilization, ensure continuous compliance with software license agreements, optimize software spend, manage concurrent license servers, and reduce denials of service. FlexNet Manager Suite is also tightly integrated with App Portal, the market-leading enterprise app store, enabling organizations' consumerization of IT strategies via an employee self-service portal that helps ensure accountability and control over software license compliance.
FlexNet Manager Suite is the winner of the 2014 Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) CODiE Award for best asset management solution.
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FlexNet Manager Suite for Enterprises includes the following components:
Flexera is reimagining the way software is bought, sold, managed and secured. We view the software industry as a supply chain, and make the business of buying and selling software and technology asset data more profitable, secure, and effective. Our Monetization and Security solutions help software sellers transform their business models, grow recurring revenues and minimize open source risk. Our Vulnerability and Software Asset Management (SAM) solutions strip waste and unpredictability out of procuring software, helping companies buy only the software and cloud services they need, manage what they have, and reduce compliance and security risk. Powering these solutions and the entire software supply chain, Flexera has built the world’s largest and most comprehensive repository of market intelligence on technology assets. In business for 30+ years, our 1200+ employees are passionate about helping our 80,000+ customers generate millions in ROI every year. Visit us at www.flexera.com.
The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education, and intellectual property protection to more than 700 leading software and information companies.
The SIIA Software Division provides a forum for companies developing the applications, services, infrastructure and tools that are driving the software and services industry forward. For further information, visit www.siia.net/software
About the SIIA CODiE™ Awards
The SIIA CODiE™ Awards, originally called the Excellence in Software Awards, were established in 1986 by the Software Publishers Association (SPA), now the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), so that pioneers of the then-nascent software industry could evaluate and honor each other's work. Since then, the CODiE Awards program has carried out the same purpose - to showcase the software and information industry's finest products and services and to honor excellence in corporate achievement.