Aspera is the Innovation Leader for Software Asset Management
Reviews, awards and head-to-head comparisons. Find out why industry analysts and experts consider Aspera and SmartTrack the best choice for large companies to effectively optimize their software licenses for server and desktop environments.
Aspera is the only Software Asset Management provider named in both the Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for SAM Tools and the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for SAM Managed Services.
We believe our tailored, full-partner approach to services and tools ensures the best business value for your company. Use new Gartner research to evaluate key SAM managed services providers that deliver skilled, cost optimization resources to your organization.
Aspera is recognized for its completeness of vision and ability to execute
Our tailored, full-service approach ensures your success, and doesn’t chase market leadership. That's why we believe that Gartner has named us as the sole 'Challenger' in the 2020 Magic Quadrant for SAM Tools.
LicenseControl for SAP® exceeds certification standard
Our solution is independently validated to meet your biggest SAP licensing challenges, including maintaining compliance, optimizing licenses, identifying indirect access, and migrating to S/4HANA cost-effectively. The certification includes customer interviews to ensure LicenseControl’s features succeed in a live environment.
Aspera rated Best for Discovery and Existing Customers
Aspera’s LicenseControl for Cloud was recognized for the breadth and depth of its inventory capabilities in the first-ever ITAM Review SaaS Management Market Report. Aspera is excited to be one of the leaders in the field included in this first of its kind market and tool analysis.
Our holistic approach to Software Asset Management resonates with customers
Over 50 Fortune 500 companies trust Aspera because we specialize in enterprise SAM. We work with the world’s top companies, so we understand SAM is not a one-size-fits-all solution.
Aspera ranks in top “Customer Choice Zone” for Gartner Peer Insights
We’re proud to announce that Aspera has landed in the highly competitive upper right “Customer Choice Zone” for the Gartner Peer Insights “Voice of the Customer” SAM Tools Customers’ Choice quadrant. Here’s what our customers have to say about working with Aspera…
Independent reviews of ITAM technology, services and partners.
Read how customers rate our Software Asset Management tool SmartTrack. We are proud to state that we are currently rated 86% / 4 stars (as of January 3rd 2019).
Aspera named a ‘Visionary’ for SAM Tools
We believe we were positioned as a visionary by creating industry-defining innovations, listening to our customers, and offering a flexible, customizable product.
Aspera named “Tool Provider of the Year 2016”
Aspera was recognized by the judging panel “for their relentless focus on customer value and innovation in the SAM space, continually striving to help customers assess cost and risk within their IT environments.” There were over 200 nominations from 25 countries for this year’s awards.
Aspera receives "Champion" rating in the latest Info-Tech Vendor Landscape for ITAM
Info-Tech reports that while "license complexity has risen dramatically over the years, including a need to manage hybrid and SaaS environments…contracts have become more complex and software vendors have increased the frequency of audits." Given these industry shifts, the report concludes that "choosing the right tool to manage the complexity of your environment will make all the difference in gaining access to great data." We are proud to announce that Aspera has been noted as an Exemplary Performer for managing complex licensing scenarios.
According to the report, “Compared to Snow License Manager, Asset Vision and LicenseWatch, Aspera SmartTrack scores well ahead of all publishers.”
With the goal of identifying the best Software Asset Management tools available to their customers, Capgemini—a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services--conducted an extensive survey of SAM solutions on the market today. Based on the insight gathered from 136 questions, which ranged from operational to product to roadmap-related, Aspera SmartTrack was identified as the overall industry leader.
Aspera noted as "a global contender and one of the SAM market’s leaders."
Martin Thompson, owner and founder of The ITAM Review, analyzes the strengths of Aspera's enterprise grade SAM solution, SmartTrack. "Aspera’s approach to optimization is two-fold; firstly to optimize demand by helping clients pick the right products to deploy, then secondly to help clients optimize value from their entitlement by deploying the right way. The company prides itself on data quality fit for audit defense."
In SAM Tools comparison by The ITAM Review, Aspera SmartTrack was selected as “Best in Class” for managing Microsoft licenses and contracts.
The ITAM Review states, "SmartTrack has best in class features for reducing risk and supporting efficient spend in large Microsoft estates. SmartTrack also has extensive capabilities for managing Microsoft license models, agreement types and the nuances of Microsoft licensing on the desktop, datacenter and virtual environments."
KPMG Germany's SAM Tool Assessment and Certification
With the certification KPMG Germany confirms that Aspera's software license management tool, SmartTrack, provides the features, functionalities, and software catalog content necessary to support software license compliance in enterprises. Aspera is proud of the outstanding results SmartTrack achieved in KPMG's assessment. With 100% in all tested categories SmartTrack received the highest score possible.
International Business Award
The name Stevie is taken from the name Stephen, which is derived from the Greek for "crowned." The Stevie Award is an International Business Award given to organizations and individuals in more than 60 countries. Aspera was awarded the Silver Stevie Award for our outstanding achievements in Product Development.
ECPweb.com Tools Manager Evaluation
The Tools Manager evaluates tools based on functionality and innovation. The results of the overall assessment speak highly of Aspera: out of 23 software license management tools and vendors Aspera and SmartTrack were given the highest position.
Network Products Guide's Hot Companies and Best Products Awards
LaaS - License management as a Service. Aspera's services for software license management landed the Best IT Services award from Network Products Guide. Aspera is especially proud of this award because our service-based approach is very unique in software license management. LaaS - License management as a Service - is much more than tool hosting.
Best Asset Management Solution and Best Web Services Solution
Aspera was acknowledged with not one but two awards by the Software and Information Industry Association. The CODiE Awards are a competitive award that includes combined peer and judge voting.