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COMPAREX recognized global "2015 Microsoft SAM Partner of the Year"

Leipzig, 15.06.2015 – COMPAREX today announced it has won the global 2015 Microsoft SAM Partner of the Year Award. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.

Christian Terwiel, Director Software Asset Management at COMPAREX: “Software Asset Management is one of our key focuses, so of course I am particularly thrilled that Microsoft has honored our performance in this field by awarding us the »SAM Partner of the Year«. It confirms what we do, how we do it, and motivates us to continue growing in excellence.”

Software Asset Management with COMPAREX is more than just ensuring compliance. Customers receive tangible value added, for instance the knowledge at all times whether software is used efficiently within the company and where there may be room to generate savings.

“This award confirms that we give our customers absolutely first-class services. I am especially pleased to receive this award in such a strong field. It emphasizes the commitment to our customers to be the best in their interests,” explains Hansjörg Egger, COO COMPAREX.

Awards were presented in several categories, with winners chosen from a set of more than 2,300 entrants from 108 different countries worldwide. COMPAREX was recognized globally for providing outstanding solutions and services in Software Asset Management.

The “Software Asset Management (SAM) Partner of the Year Award” recognizes a partner that has consistently delivered comprehensive SAM solutions with a focus on proactive assistance that enables customers to adopt and implement SAM best practices.

“This year’s award winners are among the most innovative and valuable our partner ecosystem has to offer. Therefore, it came as no surprise that COMPAREX was named among that group as this year’s winner of the »2015 Microsoft SAM Partner of the Year« award,” said Phil Sorgen, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft Corp. “We applaud COMPAREX on this achievement and for the outstanding value it continues to provide for our mutual customers.”

The “Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards” recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions during the past year.


COMPAREX is a global IT provider specializing in license management, sourcing, technical product consulting and cloud-based professional services. With a track record spanning thirty years, COMPAREX serves the public-sector, SMB and large international corporations. Its portfolio includes software licenses from more than 3,000 vendors as well as consultancy and professional services. The COMPAREX Group employs more than 2,450 people at over 80 locations in 35 countries across Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. In fiscal year 2016/17 the COMPAREX Group generated (preliminary) revenue of €2.114 billion / $ 2.321 billion.

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