Through Softchoice’s unique platform, IT professionals can now enjoy easier access to leading Service Desk and Asset Management Solution
Cary, NC — February 19, 2013 — The Samanage SaaS based Service Desk and Asset Management solution can now be accessed by Softchoice customers via the Softchoice Cloud Portal- a secure online platform that simplifies the purchase, deployment, management and support of SaaS applications.
Softchoice is a leading provider of technology solutions and services to thousands of customers in North America. “Providing Softchoice customers with easy access to the Samanage SaaS solution will extend our reach and allow us to engage with the Softchoice team to assist their customers in making informed decisions on moving a key part of their IT support organization to the cloud,” said Darroll Buytenhuys Samanage President. “Softchoice is a highly respected player in the industry and being selected to participate in their cloud program is further validation of our solution in the market. We recently participated in the Softchoice sales Kickoff 2013 event in Toronto and were very well received by the Softchoice sales and technical professionals.”
The Softchoice Cloud Portal addresses many of the challenges organizations face managing the growth of SaaS applications within today’s business environments. Softchoice has made it easier for its customers to research and acquire dozens of the latest cloud applications. The portal includes a management console to centrally manage the deployment of SaaS applications, built-in ROI reporting and direct access to live 24/7 support. “The Softchoice Cloud Portal is the industry’s first truly comprehensive delivery platform for cloud-based applications,” said David MacDonald, President and CEO of Softchoice. “We’re giving organizations a secure and reliable way to harness the growing power of the cloud. At the same time, we’re giving leading vendors such as Samanage an efficient way to get their technology into the hands of new customers.”
Samanage is a leading provider of secure, SaaS-based IT Management services that helps companies manage their IT assets, deliver an ITIL-based IT Service Desk, organize software licenses and IT contracts, and detect risks and license compliance gaps. Delivered as a SaaS service with no software or servers required, Samanage empowers companies of all sizes with capabilities that were previously available only to large companies. Samanage is easily deployed across multiple locations within minutes and provides visibility into complex IT infrastructures, making it easy to automate and simplify the daily tasks associated with establishing IT governance, control, and compliance. Samanage is backed by Carmel Ventures and Gemini Israel Ventures. Learn more at: https://www.samanage.com/
As a leading North American provider of technology solutions and services, Softchoice combines the efficiency and reliability of a national IT supplier with the personal touch and technical expertise of a local solutions provider. Softchoice’s holistic approach to technology includes solution design, implementation and asset management services, as well as access to one of the most comprehensive and cost-effective technology distribution networks in North America. With over 1,200 employees, Softchoice manages the technology needs of thousands of corporate and public sector organizations across the United States and Canada.
Softchoice stock is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the trading symbol “SO.” The common shares of Softchoice are not registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 and are not publicly traded in the United States.