Aspera wins over $1 million software deal with global food brand company

BOSTON, May 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Aspera, a leading provider of Software Asset Management (SAM) solutions and services and part of the USU Group, today announced that a global food brand company (the “customer”) has signed a $1.2M SaaS agreement to use Aspera SmartTrack SAM technology. Their key decision points for choosing Aspera were the successful integration of SmartTrack with the client’s complex IT environment and the value of partnering with an experienced services team.

The Customer’s senior management prioritized implementing a SAM solution to understand their software licensing and prepare ahead of vendor software audits. Their longer-term goal is to achieve an even higher return on investment by optimizing their software spend with key vendors such as Microsoft and Adobe. The Aspera platform will allow the customer to manage their data center and customer devices over a strategic three-year period.

“This project has been approved to move forward during a difficult and changing time,” said Mel Passarelli, President and CEO of Aspera. “It’s a strong recognition that SAM is a key strategy that contributes to a company’s financial health, and the Aspera team is the right person to support this partnership.

A successful technology aspect was the native integration of the SmartTrack platform with the client’s existing tools and processes, such as Office 365, Adobe Creative Cloud and Microsoft SCCM. The Aspera team has created value and trust at every step of the budget approval process, from justifying ROI to running a well-managed POC.

About Aspera

At Aspera, we simplify the complexity of your software licensing. For nearly two decades, we’ve helped hundreds of enterprises and more than 50 Fortune 500 companies assess cost and risk within their IT environments. Our software asset management solutions follow all major vendors, such as IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and SAP to cover all environments, from servers and desktops to cloud and mobile. With the industry’s largest team of consultants and in-house services, we provide the best data discovery strategy, easy system integration, and a cost-effective way to buy, use, and optimize licenses.

Aspera is part of USU Software AG (ISIN OF 000A0BVU28), which is listed in the Prime Standard segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

Nicole Panas
Marketing director
E-mail: [email protected]


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