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Increasing SAM Maturity | Reducing Software Cost

Position your business introduce yourself as a thought leader to SAM & SLM senior executives.

From SAM specialists to IT procurement strategists, from SLM experts to IT Service managers, whatever hat you wear or wherever you stand on the spectrum of SAM & SLM, the conference has something of interest for you.

Last year we were joined by over 600 delegates at our European events, so you can be sure you’ll be in good company.

Business Partner 2018

Flexera is reimagining the way software is bought, sold, managed and secured. We view the software industry as a supply chain, and make the business of buying and selling software and technology asset data more profitable, secure, and effective. Our Monetization and Security solutions help software sellers transform their business models, grow recurring revenues and minimize open source risk. Our Vulnerability and Software Asset Management (SAM) solutions strip waste and unpredictability out of procuring software, helping companies buy only the software and cloud services they need, manage what they have, and reduce compliance and security risk. Powering these solutions and the entire software supply chain, Flexera has built the world’s largest and most comprehensive repository of market intelligence on technology assets. In business for 30+ years, our 1200+ employees are passionate about helping our 80,000+ customers generate millions in ROI every year. Visit us at

www.flexera.com/

ServiceNow was started in 2004 with the belief that getting simple stuff done at work can be easy, and getting complex multi‑step tasks completed can be painless. From the beginning, ServiceNow envisioned a world where anyone could create powerful workflows to get enterprise work done. Today, ServiceNow is the cloud‑based platform that simplifies the way we work. ServiceNow software automates, predicts, digitizes and optimizes business processes and tasks, across IT, Customer Service, Security Operations, Human Resources and more, to create a better experience for your employees and customers while transforming your enterprise. ServiceNow is how work gets done.

www.servicenow.com/

Belarc, located in Maynard, MA, allows users to simplify and automate the management of all of their desktops, servers and laptops throughout the world, using a single database and Intranet server. Belarc’s products automatically create an accurate and up-to-date central repository (CMDB), consisting of detailed software, hardware and security configurations.

Our products are used for software license management, configuration management, cyber security status, information assurance audits, IT asset management, and more.

www.belarc.com/en/

Aspera is a highly specialized provider of software asset management solutions to hundreds of enterprises worldwide, including more than 35 Fortune Global 500 companies.

Since 2000, our award-winning software and services – including the SmartTrack license management technology – have been successfully implemented in international projects, representing diverse industries such as banking and finance, automotive, telecommunications, and pharmaceuticals. Our strategic solutions empower large companies to securely optimize their software licenses and save money.

www.aspera.com/

Certero is a leader in the development, delivery and enablement of Cloud-ready, easy to use, enterprise-level solutions that modernize IT hardware & software asset management and help drive organizational transformation. Easy to do business with and applying our unique architectural advantage, complemented by world-class services, we deliver single pane of glass visibility and control across even the most complex estate, from mobile to mainframe. “With Certero, it’s just a better experience”

http://www.certero.com

Livingstone Technologies is an independent, global provider of Software Asset Management (SAM) Managed Services and a trusted partner to large and complex multinational organizations. We deliver SAM intelligence, enabling our customers to achieve hard cost savings, quantifiable risk mitigation, license optimization and vendor audit readiness. We also support our customers through business transformation initiatives with our blend of innovative value-added services, proprietary technology and substantial vendor expertise (e.g. Oracle, Microsoft, IBM, SAP, VMware, etc.).

Accurate SAM intelligence is the outcome of our focused approach to SAM. Raw inventory and entitlement data is gathered from a customer’s environment by our Data Collection Framework and processed through Livingstone’s proprietary technology LUCE©, where it is scrutinised by our large team of SAM and vendor specialists. Adept at understanding a customer’s unique software licensing needs and goals, our specialists deliver comprehensive reporting to help C level, IT Procurement and SAM professionals to make smart business decisions.

Our customers are our greatest advocates and represent some of the world’s largest and most complex organizations. We have over fifty managed services customers, along with hundreds of customers engaged in renewal, cloud readiness & audit defense projects.

Livingstone Technologies is headquartered in Reading, UK with operations in the US and the Asia-Pacific region

www.livingstone-tech.com/

SoftwareONE, a global leader in software and cloud portfolio management, is modernizing the way customers budget and utilize their global IT spend, on-premises and in the cloud. Our PyraCloud platform applies machine learning to deliver visibility, insight, automation, and control so customers can maximize their software investments. In tandem, our Software Portfolio Management (SPM) and Software Asset Management (SAM) services provide the methodology and framework to optimize the underlying IT infrastructure. We help accelerate cloud adoption and minimize compliance risk. Privately owned since 1985, with over 3,000 technology experts located across 80+ countries, SoftwareONE is one of the fastest growing technology solution providers in the world. We support our customers through elite partnerships with Microsoft, AWS, Adobe, IBM, VMware, Oracle, Citrix, Symantec, McAfee, and much more.

www.softwareone.com/en-us/

Canyon Consulting is a provider of Risk Advisory Services centered on software licensing for IBM, Oracle, Microsoft, and SAP.    Their consultants provide thought leadership on rapidly changing licensing terms and conditions, publisher audit tactics, software licensing optimization guidance, and audit settlement negotiation services.  The Canyon team is completely independent, with no reseller relationships with any software publisher or distributor.

http://www.canyonconsulting.com/

Business Partner Community

What’s…

…in for you – and why partner the SAMS USA 2019?

Partnering at the SAMS USA is connecting you to the right people in a space designed to optimize your relationship-building and deal-making. Sponsorship gives you access to a SAM & IT Procurement business-minded audience through:

Multi-Touchpoint

Meet 120 Heads of SAM, CIOs, IT Procurement and IT Vendor Managers at your booth, at Sessions, Round Tables, in Workshops and more.

Networking

Talk to the people you’re there to meet in more than 30 hours of networking . Host your own private breakfasts & lunches, C-Level One2One meetings, cocktail parties… Your prospects will get back to the office with your brand on their minds!

Branding

Have your brand featured on the main agenda, in our unique event app, in emails, on our website, and throughout the event floor space. Benefit from the ultimate social selling – share an experience with your customers. Showcase your brand in innovative ways via website, live channels and conference app throughout the full 12-month cycle, as well as having a physical presence onsite.

Marketing

Showcase your brand in innovative ways via website, live channels and conference app throughout the full 12-month cycle, as well as having a physical presence onsite.

Promotion

Get your product in front of the right buyers – senior technical experts driving technology & strategy adoption enterprises, SME’s & start ups, gives an invaluable networking opportunity, providing a social and enjoyable environment to meet with all conference attendees and speakers

Buyers

Drive sales leads pre, during and post event.

“Excellent opportunity to learn and network with talented SAM professionals, without the sales pitch and pressure from software publishers.”
Delana Nading
Vistra Energy

“Great to meet college’s, learn we are not alone in our SAM journey, and look forward to next year.”

Mark Walther
Xylem Inc.

“Very engaging and targeted topics enabling real learning.”

Omeir Yusuf
BMO Financial Group
“This event was a fantastic opportunity to connect with other SAM professionals and learn best practices.”
eric fasse
conagra brands
“The event was well organized with a fresh format for SAM Practitioners to participate freely.”
matthew schaefer
flexera
“It was wonderful to be able to talk to so many people that actually understand Software Asset Management!”
michael braatz
general electric
“SAMS USA was a quality event of very experienced SAM professionals and it was useful to network with the attendees and sponsors.”
steffani lomax
siwel consulting

Meet…

We understand that the key reasons to attend a conference are to network, learn from our peers and make valuable business contacts. To facilitate this, we have created a range of bespoke packages managed through our dedicated concierge team, allowing you to maximize your time on site, meet the people you need to and create lasting value-adding business connections. These include:

HUBS Matchfinder! Powered by AI

HUBS is we.CONECT’s unique Event App & Matchfinder – Use our unique matching platform to make new connections, arrange meetings and find tailored solutions to your needs.

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Meet! SAMS USA

Discover who else is participating at the SAMS USA 2019. Our unique Polaroid Picture Wall will help you identify who you want to meet at the conference.

Thought provoking...

…hosted Icebreakers, World Café Round Tables and various other workshops – 2 ½ days full with interaction uncover project details from other motivated delegates themed by Expertise.

Onsite Meeting Service...

…to make sure that your scheduled meetings will happen.

Say Hello

Get the show on the road. Discover who is joining the conference and why. To warm you up for the conference we invite you to get to know your conference peers. Have your business cards ready.

Icebreaker

Round tables on the evening before the first conference day. The Icebreaker is a first informal networking.

Networking Dinner

Wind down, enjoy great food and drink in a relaxed atmosphere to absorb all the new stimulations from the day.

Primary Media Partner

Digital Business Hub is the ever-growing source of knowledge and expertise regarding highly relevant topics such as information technology, software development and IoT. All of which are extremely diverse and do not only appeal to IT decision makers interested in the rise of digital ecosystems and businesses.

 

http://www.digital-business-hub.com

Who...

…should become a Business Partner?

The SAMS USA 2019 connects IT professionals, license experts and software asset managers to bridge existing gaps and discover opportunities in current and future projects. If you are providing any of the following, you should join in:

Virtualization | Rental Models & ITIL | Processes Roles | SLM Software Compliance | Server Licenses & SaaS | Software License | Management | ISO/IEC 19770 On-demand | Audits Audition | Cloud & Onpremise | Software Metering & Software Procurement | Software Asset Management

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