Portland, Ore. Â— April 10, 2006 Â— Centennial Software, a developer of endpoint security and IT asset discovery solutions, today announced that the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) has selected Centennial Discovery 2005 to meet the organizationÂ’s network discovery and inventory management requirements. SIIA is deploying Discovery across the entire organization for license management and internal inventory auditing.
Â“Our associationÂ’s mission is to promote the software and digital content industry, protect the intellectual property of our membership, and inform all parties involved of new technologies, trends and policies,Â” said Keith Kupferschmid, VP of Intellectual Property Policy and Enforcement at SIIA.
Â“Implementing Discovery enables us to practice what we preach and ensure responsible use of software within the confines of SIIA. Whether itÂ’s a simple audit or a more in-depth inventory project, Discovery delivers the technology and tools to get the job done right.Â”
Centennial Discovery enables organizations to take control of IT infrastructure by identifying and monitoring all IT assets Â– hardware and software Â– across an organization. The solution dramatically streamlines and facilitates IT initiatives such as: compliance and audits; IT asset inventory, management and security; migrations, rollouts and IT resource optimization; and help desk optimization.
Â“A large percentage of our customers use Discovery for software asset management,Â” noted Andy Burton, CEO of Centennial Software. Â“Having SIIA select Centennial Discovery provides tremendous product validation, as the organization is at the forefront of license compliance and software asset management.Â”
The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to more than 700 leading software and information companies. For further information, visit www.siia.net.
About Centennial Software
Centennial Software is a leading developer of IT asset discovery and security management solutions with more than four million licenses sold to blue-chip organizations around the world. The companyÂ’s solutions are designed to help organizations better manage their IT infrastructure, maintain compliance and reduce operational risks. For more information, please visit www.centennial-software.com.