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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 2,350 people across Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. In fiscal year 2014/15 the COMPAREX Group generated revenue of €1.770 billion / $2,236 billion.


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Accelerating Growth: COMPAREX Opens Singapore Office and Appoints Sebastien Sisombat as New Executive Vice President for Asia

Leipzig, 09.11.2015 – Global IT provider COMPAREX has opened a subsidiary in Singapore and has appointed Sebastien Sisombat as Executive Vice President for Asia. These steps represent a deeper attention to the Asian market in the international growth strategy of COMPAREX, following recent market entries in Canada and Turkey.

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Autodesk appoints COMPAREX as Gold Partner VAR

Leipzig, 05.11.2015 – International IT service provider COMPAREX has recently been appointed as Gold Partner VAR (value-added reseller) by world-leading design software specialist Autodesk. This status is effective for the European Economic Area and Switzerland. It guarantees customers of COMPAREX better conditions and a higher Autodesk expertise with regard to compliance, license consolidation and optimal license management.

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Next generation IT solutions: COMPAREX takes over Turkish IT-service expert Dataserv Information Technologies Inc.

Leipzig, 19.10.2015 – In the course of its geographical growth and portfolio strategy the international COMPAREX Group has acquired a majority share of Turkish Dataserv Information Technologies Inc. (Dataserv). The acquisition follows the foundation of a subsidiary in Istanbul earlier this year as part of COMPAREX’s expansion in the EMEA region. Established in 1997, Dataserv is a fixture at the Turkish IT solution market. As a pioneer in delivering software licensing and cloud services it is a perfect fit for COMPAREX’s Turkish SoftCare offering.

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Software Asset Management: COMPAREX takes over technology leader amando software

Leipzig, 05.10.2015 – The international IT services company COMPAREX has taken over 100% of Germany’s SAM technology leader amando software GmbH as part of the ongoing development in its SoftCare offer within software license management. Drawing on 20 years of experience, amando software is numbered among Europe’s most successful providers of software solutions and services for software asset management. By taking over the company, COMPAREX is seeking to continue development of its SAM solution SAM2GO, while significantly expanding its team of SAM consultants and developers.

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Global Microsoft Partner COMPAREX invited to open subsidiary in Canada

Leipzig, 26.08.2015 – As part of its strategic international growth plan, COMPAREX has now entered the Canadian market. After the recent expansion in the United States this is the next step to service COMPAREX’s customers all over North America. With this, the COMPAREX Group is now operating subsidiaries in 33 countries.

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Help, an audit! License audits bei VMware. Are you ready?

Ach, VMware used to be so nice. Totally charming. The technology side of things was always top. It’s rare for customers to complain about technical problems. Our internal MultiVendor Helpdesk can certainly confirm that one. There simply isn’t much to do. Our in-house IT at COMPAREX, which runs to a large extent on a VMware basis, purrs like a cat, and has done for years. Rated: "Very heavy duty"

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Landmark change in Redmond: Microsoft raises the minimum threshold for Enterprise Agreements (EA)

Microsoft has announced changes to its Enterprise Agreement Program, starting 1 July 2016! We have put together the most important questions & answers to help you find your way.

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The COMPAREX Shortcuts Cheat Sheet for Skype for Business

If you want to smoothly navigate yourself through your work day, shortcuts can help you to be a tad more quickly. When it comes to instant messaging, voice calls and video conferencing in Skype for Business Microsoft provides an extended list of shortcuts you can choose from. Get here the COMPAREX cheat sheet with our top ten recommendations.

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Fine-tuning a Global Company

Sven Heitkamp and Christian Kortümn are reporting how Adobe’s Creative Cloud is helping the T-shirt giant Spreadshirt cater perfectly to the wishes of its customers around the world.

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Questions and answers concerning Office 365 ProPlus

Madeleine van de Rotten, Cloud Consultant at COMPAREX Netherlands answers common questions on Office 365 ProPlus. She also points out the differences to Office 2013 Professional.

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COMPAREX IT Consultant Eric Berg awarded the title of Microsoft MVP

Eric Berg received the glad tidings on 1 October 2015: Microsoft has awarded him the title of “Most Valuable Professional” (MVP). The qualified business engineer received this accolade for his outstanding work in the Microsoft Community.

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