SCHAUMBURG, IL--(Marketwire - August 5, 2008) - Acresso Software has opened registration for the SoftSummit annual conference at The conference will be held on October 20-22 at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara, Calif.

--  What is SoftSummit?
    --  SoftSummit is the only executive-level conference aimed at
        promoting partnerships between software and hardware producers
        and their enterprise customers.
--  Who should attend?
    --  Executives from software/hardware producers interested in learning
        from their peers and customers about current challenges in the
        business of software, including how to grow revenue and improve
        relationships with enterprise customers. For enterprise customers,
        SoftSummit is an opportunity to hear from industry thought leaders
        on how to address licensing and compliance challenges and have
        in-depth discussions with software/hardware executives.
--  Why attend?
    --  SoftSummit provides a unique real-world perspective by letting
        leading software and hardware producers share the stage with
        independent experts and, most importantly, customers.
--  How do I register?
    --  Simply log on at

During the conference, key topics will be addressed for both sides of the partnership equation, providing answers to today's toughest questions around licensing, compliance and entitlement relationship management. For software/hardware executives:

--  How can we more accurately track software purchases and improve
    customer service?
--  How can we grow market share in mature industries?
--  How can we stop piracy from eroding revenue?
--  How can we integrate new systems from M&As?
--  How can we recognize revenue promptly each quarter?

For enterprise CTOs and IT directors:

--  How can we stay in compliance?
--  Are we getting fair value from software?
--  How can we report on how we truly use software?
--  How can we ensure end users can access the software they need?

Tools and strategies exist today to provide the critical facts needed to answer these questions and bring software/hardware producers and their customers closer together. SoftSummit is the only conference dedicated to sharing those tools and strategies and using them to enable producers and enterprises to have fact-based conversations on their most pressing issues.

About Acresso Software

Acresso Software provides solutions that power the business of software for multiple customer segments, including hardware and software producers, engineers and developers, helping them uncover revenue opportunities, streamline their infrastructure and reduce costs. The company's proven solutions, including the FLEXnet and InstallShield product lines, have been simplifying the business relationship between software and hardware producers and their enterprise and government customers for more than 20 years. Acresso maximizes the value of the software the world develops and uses. For more information, please go to:

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