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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.

About Martin Thompson

Martin is owner and founder of The ITAM Review, an online resource for worldwide ITAM professionals. The ITAM Review is best known for its weekly newsletter of all the latest industry updates, LISA training platform, Excellence Awards and conferences in UK, USA and Australia.

Martin is also the founder of ITAM Forum, a not-for-profit trade body for the ITAM industry created to raise the profile of the profession and bring an organisational certification to market. On a voluntary basis Martin is a contributor to ISO WG21 which develops the ITAM International Standard ISO/IEC 19770.

He is also the 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. In addition, Martin developed the PITAM training course and certification.

Prior to founding the ITAM Review in 2008 Martin worked for Centennial Software (Ivanti), Silicon Graphics, CA Technologies and Computer 2000 (Tech Data).

When not working, Martin likes to Ski, Hike, Motorbike and spend time with his young family.

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