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Softline Group opens office in Austria

Leipzig // Nieuwegein // Antwerp // London // Paris // Munich // Vienna August 25th 2016 – Softline Group, an international IT consulting group focusing on Software Asset Management (SAM), IT security, virtualisation and infrastructure management, recently opened a location near Vienna. After a successful first half year of 2016, additional market potentials will be opened up in Austria from now on.

The future Austrian Software Asset Management projects will be implemented by the  experienced and multi-awarded SAM Consultants of the German Softline Solutions team. Perspectively, the establishment of a local subsidiary in Austria will be considered.

From now on Günter Lanz works as sales representative in Austria on behalf of Softline Solutions GmbH. His previous professional stations include Porsche Austria and Microsoft Austria. Before approaching Softline Solutions, Günter Lanz worked as Managing Director for two years at Crayon AS, setting up the local subsidiary Crayon Austria. His responsibilies included to a great extent Microsoft license sales in the enterprise environment. Furthermore, he was responsible for developing the Austrian market in the field of Software Asset Management, Audit Monitoring etc.

 "The strongest growing business segment of Softline Group is Software Asset Management, which reported a sales growth of 18 percent whithin the 1st half year of 2016, compared to 2015. With Günter Lanz we have found a trading partner, with whom we are confident to continue the same success in Austria. The opening of an office in Austrian is a further important strategic step to strengthen the international presence of Softline Group", says Martin Schaletzky, CEO of Softline Group.