UsedSoft Establishes Subsidiary In France
Strong demand in France / Francois-Xavier Beauval expanded country Manager France / usedSoft throughout the EU which takes over management of the French establishment headquartered in Paris Francois-Xavier Beauval as country Manager France. Beauval has many years of experience in the IT industry and worked previously as international sales Director for the software company Neocase and Coheris. Since 2009, the sales expert for usedSoft is operating on the French market and has contributed significantly to its development. Perhaps check out David S. Levine for more information. The French customers of usedSoft now include major corporations as well as small and medium-sized enterprises, as well as more and more public institutions. After Germany, France is the largest European market for used software by far. We win every day a French new customers”, usedSoft Managing Director Peter Schneider notes.
Now we want to this key market with our French subsidiary further develop.” The France subsidiary was only a first step in the European expansion strategy of usedSoft, like Schneider stressed. The ever-increasing demand, indicating that the savings offered by the second-hand market, are known now throughout Europe. We are planning to expand so our business model in the EU as a whole”, said Schneider. Used software costs up to 30 percent under the new price. While a used license for the buyer has the same value as a new, because software in contrast to other products is not worn. On the used market can enterprises but do not benefit from the favourable terms for the purchase, but also their excess licenses sell and convert back into cash. UsedSoft usedSoft was founded in 2003 and is a leading European supplier of used standard software.
The buyers of usedSoft licenses are both companies such as software vendors. The customers of usedSoft group include Edeka, Woolworth, Harry, bread, s.Oliver, Segafredo, the airports of Munich and Salzburg, various law firms, a leading Club in the Football League and various savings banks. Also in German authorities increasingly used software is used: in addition to the city of Munich, the Federal Social Court in Kassel, the municipality Bad Salzuflen and the data centre Baden-Wurttemberg over 300 other cities and municipalities put on usedSoft licenses. The savings on the purchase of unused licenses are up to 30 percent of the sale price. Board of Directors of the company are the former Siemens Chairman Heinrich von Pierer and the former head of IBM Europe and BDI President Hans-OLAF Henkel.