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Provance IT Asset Management Software for Windows Server 2012 R2 and Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Now Available


Gatineau, Quebec (October 21, 2013) - Provance®, provider of IT Asset Management software for Microsoft System Center, today announced the availability of updated versions of the company's products for Microsoft 2012 R2 wave of Server products. Now available, the Provance IT Asset Management Pack, Provance Data Management Pack and Provance Bar Code can be used with the new Microsoft System Center 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2 and Microsoft SQL Server 2012 releases. The updated Provance products provide enhanced performance and new capabilities, and the releases are offered in all available language localizations.

Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2 bring groundbreaking new capabilities, and we appreciate the extended value offered by solutions such as Provance IT Asset Management Software, which take advantage of those new capabilities, said Brad Anderson, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft. Provance's close synchronization of their products updates with our new releases gives our customers great value. By making all of their management pack products available in multiple languages virtually simultaneously with the release of Microsoft System Center 2012 R2, Provance exemplifies how effective collaboration can benefit customers.

In 2010, Provance pioneered the development of process management packs for Microsoft System Center, introducing the first third-party management pack for Service Manager, said Gord Watts, Vice President at Provance. Over the last three years as our System Center product offerings and capabilities have continued to grow, we've carefully tuned and synchronized our development with the product release cycle of Microsoft System Center, culminating in the latest software releases within 72 hours of System Center 2012 R2.

All three of the current Provance IT Asset Management software products for Microsoft System Center, the Provance IT Asset Management Pack, the Provance Data Management Pack, and Provance Bar Code, are available in all four of the currently offered English, French, German and Russian language localizations in this new update release. Close synchronization with the release of Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 allows current joint Microsoft and Provance customers to immediately upgrade their deployments and take advantage of the new capabilities and features of Microsoft System Center 2012 R2. In addition to upgrade and compatibility support with System Center 2012 R2, the Provance releases provide enhanced reporting and performance capabilities, strengthened international multicurrency and languages, and improvements to the user experience.

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About Provance

Since 1997 IT Asset Management solutions from Provance® have helped customers in enterprises and governments from around the world drive down IT costs, increase service management efficiency and reduce security and compliance risks. Our customers have achieved increases in service management efficiencies in the ninetieth percentile, saved hundreds of thousands annually in software licensing and hardware costs and millions collectively in total IT savings.

In 2010 Provance pioneered the development of process management packs for Microsoft System Center and introduced the first third-party management pack for Microsoft System Center Service Manager. As a result, Provance was named Microsoft 2011 SAM Innovation Partner of the Year finalist, and was a national 2011 Microsoft Impact Awards Partner of the Year finalist for SAM and Systems Management.

A Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Provance holds the Microsoft Software Asset Management (SAM) and Volume Licensing Competencies and is a member of the Microsoft System Center Alliance. Supporting ITIL® and the Microsoft Operations Framework, Provance strengthens the IT effectiveness of companies at every level of the Microsoft Core Infrastructure Optimization model.


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