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Awards and Recognitions
Recognition from analysts, industry experts and customers
On April 16, 2018 Snow Software was Positioned in the Leaders Quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Software Asset Management Tools 2018.1
After Gartner conducted a company and product evaluation of Snow’s SAM solution, Snow Software was positioned furthest to the right for completeness in vision and highest for ability to execute.
Gartner Magic Quadrants are based on rigorous, fact-based analysis backed up by a highly structured methodology. This Magic Quadrant evaluates six vendors to help you find the most suitable one for your organization’s needs and deliver greater business value.
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Snow has been named a 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Software Asset Management Tools. The Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice distinction recognizes vendors in a specific market who have received the highest number and overall ratings from verified end-user professionals for software function, satisfaction, and ease of use.
ITAM Review's SAP License Management Certification is an independent verification designed to help ITAM practitioners identify tools suitable for managing SAP Licensing. It provides buyers with the confidence that a certified solution has the features necessary to manage SAP and has been endorsed by trusted professional references of customers using the tools in live environments. Snow Optimizer for SAP Software exceeded the requirements of the ITAM Review SAP License Management Standard.
Not only does it provide essential features for SAP license management, it can be implemented on a set-it-and-forget-it automated basis. The customer references verified it works in live environments as promised. Given the financial stakes involved with SAP, the ROI of Snow Optimizer for SAP Software has to be one of the biggest no-brainers in SAM
-Martin Thompson, publisher of The ITAM Review.
Snow was recognized as the Tool Provider of the Year 2017 at the prestigious ITAM Review Excellence Awards. The ITAM Review Awards honor professionals, service providers, technology vendors and specialists who are progressive and leading this field. They recognize the journey and impact made by teams and individuals in implementing innovative technologies and best practice to deliver demonstrable return on investment.
Snow License Manager 8 was named the winner in the Best IT Operations Management Solution category, beating more than 200 finalists across 59 business technology categories. The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier awards for the software and information industries, which have recognized product and service excellence for more than three decades.
In the first-round review, each product is assigned two judges for evaluation against specific judging criteria. CODiE Awards judges include industry executives and analysts, representatives of media outlets, bloggers, investors, and, for the education categories, educators and administrators. In the second round of review SIIA members vote on the finalist products, and the scores of both rounds are combined to determine the winners.
Certification by ServiceNow signifies that Snow for ServiceNow® Express has successfully completed a set of defined tests focused on integration, interoperability, security and performance. The certification also ensures that best practices are used in the design and implementation of the application. Snow for ServiceNow Express is one of the first integrations approved on the newly-launched Express integrations section of the ServiceNow Store.
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1Gartner, “Magic Quadrant for Software Asset Management Tools” by Roger Williams, April Adams, Matt Corsi, April 16, 2018. This graphic was published by Gartner, Inc. as part of a larger research document and should be evaluated in the context of the entire document.