Feb. 27, 2013
-- SoftwareONE is pleased to announce it has been recognized as Symantec’s first Global Software Asset Management (SAM) Partner. This partner program promotes customer satisfaction through proper asset management, increased value-added services for SAM providers, and access to third party audit protection services in the event of an audit, all while following the guidelines of the Global License Compliance Organization.
Symantec’s recognition of SoftwareONE as their first Global SAM Partner further assures customers that SoftwareONE’
s SAM program will continue to provide services of the highest quality and standards for their Symantec environment, as they have experienced from SoftwareONE across the breadth of their software portfolio. “We are very excited about the global SAM partnership with Symantec”, said Oliver Berchtold, Global SAM Director for SoftwareONE. “It provides our customers with the confidence that Symantec has validated our SAM program, meaning the results we deliver meet their standards for compliance reports.”
SoftwareONE continues to expand its industry leadership in both expertise and scale to customers worldwide through this global SAM partnership with Symantec. Benefits for SoftwareONE’
s customers include access to data verification, full license history and license status reports, and special discovery tools, as well as escalation to Symantec’s team of licensing specialists for license optimization and compliance, all without exposure to audit generation or sales lead generation.
The SoftwareONE SAM team, consisting of more than 120 dedicated consultants in over 60 countries, provides organizations with the capabilities to maximize investments and understand the complexities involved with software licensing. Identifying and assessing risks, while working towards mitigation strategies that strengthen an organization’
s overall effectiveness, is the backbone of the SoftwareONE SAM program.
For additional information:
Alyssa Ciccantelli | Marketing Specialist | SoftwareONE Phone: 262-439-3153 | alyssa.ciccantelli@
softwareone.com | www.softwareone.com