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Flexera Software Buys ManageSoft

Flexera Acquires ManageSoftFlexera Software (formerly Acresso) has strengthened their technology portfolio in the Enterprise level SAM software space with the acquisition of ManageSoft.

Flexera Software has a focus on high end applications in the DataCenter such as Oracle and SAP whilst ManageSoft has a similar focus on Microsoft and Adobe on the desktop. ManageSoft also has inventory, license compliance, contract management, and software/OS deployment.


Flexera Software


  • 80,000 Customers
  • DataCenter
  • 400 Staff
  • $140M Revenue


  • Engineering Applications
  • Oracle
  • SAP

FlexNet Manager Suite for Enterprise Products

  • 250 Customers, ~3M Devices
  • Desktop
  • 60 Staff
  • $?


  • Microsoft
  • Adobe
  • SKU Library and License Intelligence

Enterprise Compliance Manager

More details on Flexera coming soon.

View the press release here.


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Martin is owner and founder of The ITAM Review, an online resource and community for worldwide ITAM professionals.

Martin is also author of the book "Practical ITAM - The essential guide for IT Asset Managers", a book that describes how to get started and make a difference in the field of IT Asset Management.

On a voluntary basis Martin a contributor to ISO WG21 which develops the ITAM International Standard ISO/IEC 19770.

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