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SOURCE Auconet, Inc.
ASDIS' leading-edge management solutions for ATM/kiosk, server, POS and retail systems, and mobile devices add new dimension to Auconet BICS
SAN FRANCISCO and BERLIN, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Auconet, the visionary leader in next-generation IT Operations Management (ITOM), today announced that it has acquired ASDIS, the provider of best-in-class System Management including ATM, POS and kiosk solutions. This acquisition strengthens the Auconet Business Infrastructure Control Solution (BICS) and adds high-profile customers in the banking, insurance, logistics, transportation, and retail sectors to its extensive customer base.
"After a long-standing strategic partnership with ASDIS, Auconet will now offer the combined solution, which solidifies its position as the leader in next-generation ITOM," said Frank Winter, CEO of Auconet. "Adding ASDIS' leading-edge solutions to Auconet BICS results in complete data center-to-endpoint management with centralized and automated control. Both the Auconet and ASDIS solutions were designed from the ground up to support the real-world needs of vast enterprises for today's and tomorrow's ITOM challenges, including BYOD and the Internet of Everything. We will now offer existing and new customers a complete platform for the new era of IT Operations Management."
"We are pleased that ASDIS has become part of the Auconet team," said Gunther Thies, CEO of Ventura Management, the equity company that sold its stake in ASDIS to Auconet. "This is a synergistic pairing, benefiting both of the companies and their customers. As part of Auconet, ASDIS' customers - including global leaders UBS, DHL, and ING - will now have access to a full range of ITOM capabilities, and Auconet customers will benefit from the industry-leading ASDIS Management Suite."
ASDIS' comprehensive solutions portfolio includes ATM/Kiosk Management, Server Management, Retail Management, and Mobile Device Management (MDM) to ensure 24/7 reliability and availability with centralized, request-based management, software distribution, persistent monitoring, and self-healing capabilities.
Customer installations include 8,500 ATMs securely managed to ensure 100% availability, revision security, and centralized life-cycle management for global financial institution ING, which serves over 47 million customers in 40 countries. UBS, the 150-year-old, 60,000-employee strong, global, wealth-management business uses the ASDIS Management Suite to control 7,000 multi-vendor servers, ensuring system availability for mission-critical software applications.
"ASDIS customers have been asking for additional functionality, in particular a modern, robust, infrastructure-monitoring solution," said Daniel Lichterfeld, CEO of ASDIS. "We will now be able to instantly satisfy this customer requirement and also extend the ASDIS solution to the Auconet customer base," Lichterfeld concluded.
Auconet BICS is at the forefront of a new generation of ITOM, based on a solid foundation of IT Infrastructure Management. BICS provides comprehensive, persistent network control for all network devices, ports, and endpoints. Vendor- and version-agnostic, BICS is able to control all devices from all manufacturers, including all legacy devices. BICS' centralized, data-rich, visual infrastructure control, with a persistent CMDB, delivers unprecedented IT management for vast, global networks – with 500,000+ endpoints - improving visibility, availability and reliability, while lowering IT costs. Top-tier Global 1000 firms, including industry giants BASF, Siemens, Deutsche Bahn, and one of Europe's largest financial networks, Finanz Informatik, trust Auconet BICS to manage millions of devices and endpoints, and secure their IT infrastructures around the world.
Auconet provides next-generation ITOM to Global 1000 enterprises, via its comprehensive platform, for the integration of all IT Operations Management areas. Auconet provides centralized, data-rich, visual infrastructure and systems control for an unprecedented level of management for vast, global IT operations. Companies including BASF, Siemens, Deutsch Bahn, ING, DHL, and UBS trust Auconet. Auconet is headquartered in San Francisco, CA with EU sales, support, and research and development offices in Berlin, Germany. For more information, visit: www.auconet.com.
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