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DGAP-News: USU Subsidiary Aspera Technologies Expands Sales and Support Efforts with Opening of West Coast Office

July 9, 2014

DGAP-News: USU Software AG / Key word(s): Miscellaneous USU Subsidiary Aspera Technologies Expands Sales and Support Efforts with Opening of West Coast Office 09.07.2014 / 10:09 --------------------------------------------------------------------- Significant growth in 2014 is catalyst for new California office and appointment of Jim Priest, VP of Sales Boston, MA - July 9, 2014 - Aspera Technologies Inc., the pioneer in providing enterprise solutions for server license management, today announced further expansion of its sales and support presence in the United States with the opening of a new West Coast office. The second U.S. office opens in the wake of Aspera's significant growth in the Software License Management market--announced earlier this year. "Aspera continues to deliver proven results in the areas of license optimization and SAM expertise, contributing to our fast growth in North America." states Christof Beaupoil, President of Aspera Technologies. "With the opening of a 2nd US-based office we will be able to better serve our West Coast customers and continue our growth in the region." The new office is located at 501 West Broadway, Suite 800 in San Diego, California and will be headed up by new Vice President of Sales, Jim Priest. Jim comes to Aspera with 30 years of sales and management experience in the Information Technology segment, including Data Center Management Software Development, Security and Business Continuity. He is VMWare certified among other industry standard technical certifications. I'm incredibly excited to be joining the Aspera family," says Priest. "Their software and services are unparalleled in the industry, with solid development and consultant teams successfully leading the world's most intricate license management projects." This press release is available at as well as at SmartTrack and Strategic License Management by Aspera Aspera SmartTrack is used by the world's leading corporations and government agencies to ensure anytime-anywhere access to information about license compliance and software usage, while ensuring optimized utilization of existing license entitlements and contracts. Robust features allow users to manage all licenses and metrics, distribute and transfer licenses, and answer all questions regarding a license's procurement, organizational assignment and maintenance status. Extension modules to SmartTrack ensure process integration, financial and software budget management, internal cost distribution, strategic planning for data center architecture and prevention of software audits. About Aspera 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 industry, such as: banking and finance, automotive, telecommunications, and pharmaceuticals. Following the ISO/IEC 19770-1 standard, our services include, but are not limited to: LaaS, Software Recognition, License Clearing, the Master Catalog, Extended Catalog, ITIL certified organization and process consulting, project management, integration, and customer support. Aspera was founded in 2000 in Aachen, Germany, and its sister company in the USA, Aspera Technologies Inc., was established in 2012. Together the companies currently employ 102 professionals. Aspera GmbH and Aspera Technologies Inc. are wholly owned subsidiaries of the USU Group. More information is available at USU Software AGThe USU Group is Europe's largest provider of IT and knowledge management software. Market leaders from every sector of the international economy create transparency with USU applications, while also increasing flexibility, decreasing risks and cutting costs. In addition to USU AG (founded in 1977), the subsidiaries Aspera GmbH, BIG Social Media GmbH, LeuTek GmbH, OMEGA Software GmbH and USU Consulting GmbH belong to USU Software AG (ISIN DE 000A0BVU28), which is also the parent company of the USU Group and listed in the Prime Segment of the German Stock Exchange (DAX) in Frankfurt. Contact USU Software AG Investor Relations Falk Sorge Tel.: +49 7141 / 48 67 351 E-Mail: f.sorge@usu-software.deUSU Software AG Corporate Communications Dr. Thomas Gerick Tel.: +49 7141 / 48 67 440 E-Mail: t.gerick@usu-software.deAspera GmbH Marketing Christian Brodda Telefon: + 49 241 963 1223 E-Mail: End of Corporate News --------------------------------------------------------------------- 09.07.2014 Dissemination of a Corporate News, transmitted by DGAP - a company of EQS Group AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. DGAP's Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements, Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases. Media archive at and --------------------------------------------------------------------- Language: English Company: USU Software AG Spitalhof 71696 MÖglingen Germany Phone: +49 (0)7141 4867-0 Fax: +49 (0)7141 4867-200 E-mail: Internet: ISIN: DE000A0BVU28 WKN: A0BVU2 Listed: Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr in Berlin, DÜsseldorf, Hamburg, MÜnchen, Stuttgart End of News DGAP News-Service --------------------------------------------------------------------- 277257 09.07.2014

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