SOURCE: ManageSoft Corporation

ManageSoft Corporation

December 15, 2009 12:15 ET

ManageSoft Business Importer Delivers Most Connected SAM Solution

New Importer Ties ManageSoft ECM to Financial, HR, and Contract Systems

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - December 15, 2009) - ManageSoft -- the leading provider of desktop to datacenter software asset management (SAM) solutions -- announced today that its new ManageSoft Business Importer (MBI) software has been released. The MBI connects ManageSoft's Enterprise Compliance Manager® (ECM) SAM product to a multitude of third party systems to allow data collection from purchase orders, cost centers, business units, vendors, human resources, licenses, and contracts. ECM utilizes this information to automate software license management and reduce IT spend on software licenses and maintenance by up to 30% per year.

The MBI is delivered with a set of standard, predefined Data Domain Interfaces (DDIs) that allow data to be easily imported from disparate external systems to a common ECM import format. ECM is the first SAM product that reconciles purchase order data with Stock Keeping Unit (SKU) numbers, inventory data, and product use rights to generate an accurate license position. This enables organizations to optimize their license consumption and reduce costs associated with software audits, year-end license true-ups, maintenance renewals, and more.

"An effective software asset management solution does not stand alone," said Vincent Brasseur, director of product marketing at ManageSoft. "Our Business Importer enables critical business systems to feed ECM with the information required to optimize current software investments and reduce future spend."

About ManageSoft

ManageSoft is the leading supplier of Enterprise Software Management solutions for software asset recognition, license compliance, and contract management. ManageSoft's Enterprise Compliance Manager® solution enables organizations to reduce software license and maintenance costs, while improving IT operational efficiency and maintaining license compliance.

Our products support open industry ISO and ITIL software asset management (SAM) standards and ManageSoft contributes to defining future standards with participation in the ISO 19770 working groups. ManageSoft has developed key business partner relationships with Microsoft (Gold Certified), and Siemens IT Solutions and Services.

The company is headquartered at 100 North Washington Street, Boston, MA. 02114. Telephone: +1.617.532.1600, Fax: +1.617.532.1605, and has offices in United Kingdom, Germany, and Australia. Email: ITcompliance@managesoft.com, Websites: www.ManageSoft.com or www.Desktop2Datacenter.com.

ManageSoft and Enterprise Compliance Manager are registered trademarks of ManageSoft, Incorporated. All other companies and products referenced herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.

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