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IBSMA Welcomes Eracent Inc. as an Industry Member

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (Feb. 15, 2007)—IT asset management solutions provider Eracent has joined the International Business Software Managers Association as an Industry Member. Eracent’s corporate membership represents their support of the association’s mission to advance the practice of software asset management.

"I am delighted to welcome Eracent as an IBSMA industry member,” says Bob Kruger, chair of IBSMA’s industry relations committee. “They bring valuable experience and expertise to IBSMA’s efforts to make software asset management easier and more productive for organizational end-users. We look forward to their participation in the unique dialogue that IBSMA has forged among software publishers, solution providers and IT professionals.”

Eracent Inc. develops and sells a comprehensive suite of IT asset management solutions for enterprise level organizations. Serving all industries in both domestic and international markets, Eracent’s core business strategy is to develop technologies that provide a rapid return, ease of use and complete access to the precise data needed by IT professionals to manage complex IT infrastructures.

“Organizations like IBMSA, particularly with their focus on the new ISO standards, are helping clarify the goals of software asset management and how to attain them,” says Jenny Schuchert, programs director at McDonald, Pa.-based Eracent. “Organizations must keep raising the bar for their expectations from SAM and work to meet those goals.”

IBSMA has more than 20 Industry Members including Microsoft, Adobe, CA, Hewlett Packard, Oracle and Symantec.

For more on IBSMA’s Industry Members, visit: http://www.ecpmedia.com/ibsma_industry.html


IBSMA, the International Business Software Managers Association, is a division of ECP. IBSMA is an international association of business-focused SAM professionals working together on issues of common concern. ECPweb.com (ECP) is the innovative leader in news and reviews of technology asset, IT service and software asset management issues, practices and tools. ECP publishes Tools Manager, Software Manager, IT Service Manager and other industry-leading guides and reports.