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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 2,450 people at over 80 locations in 35 countries across Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. In fiscal year 2015/16 the COMPAREX Group generated (preliminary) revenue of €1.909 billion / $ 2.109 billion.


Find here current press releases of the COMPAREX Group as well as blog articles and additional press material you can use for publications.

  03/28/2017 |   Rik Schaap
The Five Biggest SAM Misconceptions

Many organizations assume SAM is solely to resolve audits, but it’s much more than that one-shot exercise and expense. Still five common misconceptions continue to prevent many organizations from implementing SAM best practices and optimizing their software portfolios. Read the full article ...

 

  03/21/2017 |   Maximilian Hoppe
Getting ready for software audits with COMPAREX

Software audits are becoming increasingly frequent and can keep entire departments busy for months – time and resources that could certainly be used to better effect elsewhere. What is the purpose behind an audit? And how can you protect yourself? Read the full article ...

 

  03/15/2017 |   Thino Ullmann
Enterprise 2.0: Social Media in Companies

Many companies use social networks as standard communication channels. Many users adopted them as parts of their everyday routines. Thino Ullmann shines a spotlight on Enterprise 2.0 and the role that Microsoft plays in a digital workplace. Read the full article ...

 

  03/08/2017 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Tips and Tricks for Microsoft Edge: How to Browse the Web with Windows 10

You’ve downloaded Windows 10, but out of habit you continue to surf the net with the old Internet Explorer or an alternative browser? Our tips and tricks for Microsoft Edge ensure the switch will be perfectly easy. We’ll tell you what’s new and where to find the familiar functions. Read the full article ...

 

  03/01/2017 |   Thino Ullmann
Teamwork with Microsoft Office 365 Groups

Collaboration in a modern environment is the connecting link between all of the products in Office 365. Microsoft Office 365 Groups addresses this issue. Thino Ullmann explains the benefits of teamwork with Microsoft Office 365 Groups. Read the full article ...

 

  02/21/2017 |   Andreas Krüger
Hybrid scenarios with SharePoint 2016 – Sensibly combined at last

Although hybrid scenarios with SharePoint are not new, SharePoint 2016 turns them into a real treat as well. While the data remains resting on the in-house server, users can switch seamlessly between SharePoint On-Premises and Online. Read the full article ...

 

  02/15/2017 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Tuning Outlook – 7 Tips to Increase Your Speed

Your Outlook is too slow? In many cases this will be due to incorrect settings that can be remedied quickly. We have put together 7 tips to help you tune your Outlook and get it up and running at full speed. Read the full article ...

 

  02/10/2017 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Cyber Threats in 2016: Here’s where the danger lurks

Banks, companies, governments and private individuals – they were all affected by cyber threats in 2016. In this article, we summed up the biggest cyber threats of 2016 and explain what we can learn from them for 2017. Read the full article ...

 

  02/01/2017 |   Grit Heinig
GDPR in a nutshell - What you should know about the changes regarding European data privacy

The General Data Protection Regulation was created to unite principals of data privacy within Europe. This situation will now be changed by a unique law which applies equally to each EU Member State. Read the full article ...

 

  01/16/2017 |   Martin Teslinksi
9 Myths about Enterprise Mobility: COMPAREX sheds some light

There are some stubbornly persistent myths about enterprise mobility, which now means far more than just checking e-mails, calendars and contacts. Martin Teslinski investigates nine myths about Enterprise Mobility to shed some light on the matter. Read the full article ...

 

  12/21/2016 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Individualize Windows 10: The best free apps for a better functionality

Windows 10 comes with great new features. Users can navigate intuitively through an improved Start menu, ask Cortana for advice, or skip back and forth between virtual desktops. But there are a few more tricks to improve the performance of Windows 10. Read the full article ...

 

  12/06/2016 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
10 Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft Edge (Plus: Free Cheat Sheet)

Microsoft Edge includes a number of new, handy features, among them Web Note to write, type and draw directly on webpages. The small e symbol as a desktop icon and keyboard combination has remained unchanged. We have compiled 10 keyboard combinations that make surfing the net that little bit easier. Read the full article ...

 

  11/25/2016 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
The five best Excel functions for beginners

We have taken a look at the most common Excel functions to give novices a better grasp of the world’s most commonly used spreadsheet calculation program and present to you: The five best Excel functions for beginners. Read the full article ...

 

  11/11/2016 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Individualize Windows 10: The best free apps for your custom look

Switch to Windows 10? Windows users have faced this question for the last 15 months. It’s not an easy one to answer, as among the new aspects contained in the new operating system is a revamped look. It is well-known that getting used to a new design can take time and slow down the workflow. Read the full article ...

 

  11/02/2016 |   Christoph Vollmann
Why there is currently no file hosting service alternative to OneDrive for Business

Which file hosting service ticks all the right boxes? OneDrive for Business might not (yet) be quite such a household name as Dropbox or Google Drive, but it is the only product that is truly mature enough for (secure) deployment in business environments. Read the full article ...

 

  10/21/2016 |   Sarah Cahill
New Azure Pricing Changes

As of October 1st, many changes have gone into effect regarding Microsoft Azure. There are several ways to purchase Azure, and Microsoft has taken steps to create price parity between the different licensing programs. Read the full article ...

 

  10/19/2016 |   Anja Dörner
Where do current IT threats lurk? Five steps to protect against cyberattacks

Viruses, worms and simple malicious code were the most frequent threats to the IT landscape before the turn of the new millennium. A signature-based protective mechanism in the form of an anti-virus program was sufficient to provide adequate protection against standard cyberattacks. Read the full article ...

 

  10/13/2016 |   Anton Neidel
What is Microsoft Office 365, and why should I use it?

Many Office users have difficulty working out what Microsoft Office 365 actually is. Frequently it is equated with the ‘classic’ Office product. The users therefore assume that they simply receive Word, Excel and PowerPoint, etc. ‘from the cloud’. Read the full article ...

 

  10/06/2016 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
10 Shortcuts for Microsoft Word (Plus: Free Cheat Sheet)

Microsoft Word is the perfect way of getting thoughts down on (digital) paper, no matter whether they are project drafts or to-do lists. Microsoft provides a large number of keyboard combinations that make using the word processing program that bit easier. Read the full article ...

 

  09/30/2016 |   Thino Ullmann
ECS becomes SPE: What’s new in the Microsoft Secure Productive Enterprise Suite?

The new Enterprise Suite will be available soon. COMPAREX Senior Technical Presales Executive Thino Ullmann has summarized the new features of the SPE, as well as the most important differences between the various versions of the Enterprise Mobility + Security Suite and Windows 10 Enterprise E3/ E5. Read the full article ...

 

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COMPAREX Named Global Renewals Partner of the Year at VMware Partner Exchange 2015

Leipzig, 16.02.2015 – COMPAREX today announced that it has received the Global VMware Partner Network Award in the Renewals category. The award was presented at VMware Partner Exchange 2015, VMware’s annual partner event, held in San Francisco.

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COMPAREX Joins the Microsoft Licensing Solution Provider Program in the United States

Dallas, TX, 29.01.2015 – COMPAREX can now support customers with licensing, deployment and management of Microsoft Office 365 and Azure Cloud solutions as well as other Microsoft products for US customers.

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COMPAREX Acquires Award Winning Cloud Services Company

Leipzig, 30.10.2014 – Acquisition of CloudBearing positions COMPAREX to provide industry recognized Microsoft O365 and Azure deployment Services. The international IT service provider COMPAREX today announced the acquisition of CloudBearing, Inc. The acquisition provides COMPAREX with the ability to deploy and manage Microsoft O365 and Azure throughout the United States.

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COMPAREX acquires Mexican IT solutions company PERIFEL

Leipzig, 22.05.2014 – As part of its strategic international growth plan, the global IT service provider COMPAREX has acquired the leading Mexican IT firm PERIFEL. This acquisition opens the Latin American market to the COMPAREX Group, which is now operating subsidiaries in 31 countries. The acquisition agreement with PERIFEL was signed yesterday. The Mexican organization, employing more than 70 professionals, will continue to operate under the existing management and established brand, PERIFEL.

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COMPAREX Group enters South America and acquires spin-off of Brazilian system integrator 2S

Leipzig, 06.05.2014 – As part of its strategic international growth the COMPAREX Group has partnered with 2S, a Brazilian Systems Integrator and Microsoft LSP, agreeing to acquire 60% of their Microsoft solutions business unit. The acquisition agreement was signed yesterday. Branded COMPAREX Brasil the acquired unit will operate as independent legal entity integrated into the COMPAREX Group. Brazil is the 30th country where COMPAREX operates subsidiaries and marks the first step of their expansion plan in South America. COMPAREX Brasil will provide solutions for software management, services and procurement.

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