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IBSMA Welcomes update4u Software AG as an Industry Member
ANN ARBOR, MICH. (March 19, 2009)—update4u Software AG, (www.update4u.net), a German vendor of software for IT service management, has joined the International Business Software Managers Association (IBSMA) as an Industry Member.
"I am delighted to welcome update4u as an IBSMA Industry Member,” says Steven Russman, IBSMA’s executive director. “update4u, with its rapidly growing international position as one of the leading IT service management vendors, will bring a unique depth of knowledge to the dialogue that IBSMA has forged among software publishers, solution providers and IT professionals.”
The update4u Suite is a market-leading German software for service catalogs and integrated license management. In recognition of this service orientation update4u was the first German company to receive the ITIL V3 certification by Pink Elephant.
"Due to the complex requirements of modern license management, companies must rely on a professional license management solution combined with a standardization of the associated processes. The introduction of ITIL certifications has already demonstrated the importance of a consistent best practice approach. We believe that we have a similar situation in the area of license management," says Jochen Jaser, CTO update4u Software AG.
"With our membership in IBSMA," adds Jaser, "update4u Software AG shows our commitment to further align our software development with IBSMA standards. At the same time, we offer our customers a process-optimized solution for their license management."
IBSMA has more than 20 Industry Members including Microsoft, Novell, Adobe, CA, Hewlett Packard, Oracle and Symantec.
For more on IBSMA’s Industry Members, visit IBSMA Industry Members.
The International Business Software Managers Association (IBSMA) is the world's largest nonprofit association of business-focused software management (SAM) professionals working together to develop and promote SAM best practices and address issues of common concern. Visit www.IBSMA.com for details.
About update4u Software AG
update4u Software AG is an independent German software manufacturer with a strong focus on IT service orientation and IT compliance. The update4u Suite is the market-leading German software for service catalogs and integrated license management. In recognition of this service orientation update4u was the first German company to receive the ITIL V3 certification by Pink Elephant. In 2009, update4u Software AG, plans to expand its activities in the European and American software markets.