Verafirm Assessors

Verafirm Assessors are organizations selected by the BSA | The Software Alliance (BSA) to conduct Verafirm Certified and Verafirm Verified audits on its behalf. Verafirm Assessors perform Verafirm Certified audits on applicants in accordance with the benchmarks set by the BSA and the ISO 19770-1:2012 standards.

These expert assessors are carefully selected based on their:

  • Demonstrated depth and breadth of licensing knowledge
  • Expert knowledge in the ISO 19770-1 standard
  • Experience in conducting software licensing audits
  • Adequate staffing to support audit needs
  • Market reputation

Verafirm-AssessorProvided there is no conflict of interest, applicants seeking Verafirm Certified status can select the Verafirm Assessor of their choice.

Information gathered by the Verafirm Assessor for Verafirm Certified audit activities is considered confidential and is not shared with other parties other than as needed to evaluate the applicant’s eligibility for Verafirm Certified status.

BSA is currently evaluating potential assessors. Assessor details will be provided here upon earning Verafirm Assessor status.

List of Verafirm Assessors

Brazil

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Grant Thornton Brazil is a member of Grant Thornton International Ltd, and is one of the world’s leading organizations of independently owned and managed accounting and consulting firms. In Brazil, Grant Thornton offers a broad line of services which include: audit, tax, corporate advisory, labor compliance and consulting, international expatriate solutions and outsourcing. Our teams strive to deliver value for public and private organizations both domestically and abroad by providing knowledge that will unleash the potential for growth in dynamic organizations.

 

IBP SAM v05For several years IBP is recognized as one of the leader referral centers in methodology for survey and evaluation of systems and processes in I.T. and Communications, serving leading companies in all economic sectors. This relevant experience led to the creation of a division specialized in governance, audit and software certification, becoming a pioneer in Latin America to perform audit for SAM certification based on ISO 19770-1 standard. Contact the IBP Division of Software Certification about your goals related to improvement of software management and compliance.

India

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EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In India, EY has consistently been recognized as the market-leading professional services organization. EY has over 9,000* people across offices in 10 cities including Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi NCR, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune..EY in India works closely with communities in many areas including that of education, environment and entrepreneurship.

 

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KPMG India, KPMG was established in India in September 1993, and has rapidly built a significant competitive presence in the country. In India, KPMG has a client base of over 2700 companies. The firm’s global approach to service delivery helps provide value-added services to clients. The firm serves leading information technology companies and has a strong presence in the financial services sector in India while serving a number of market leaders in other industry segments.

 

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PWC India, PwC firms help organisations and individuals create the value they’re looking for. We’re a network of firms in 157 countries with over 195,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in advisory, tax and regulatory services. Providing organisations with the advice they need, wherever they may be located, our highly qualified, experienced professionals, with sound knowledge of the Indian business environment, listen to different points of view to help you solve business issues and identify and maximise the opportunities you seek. Our industry specialisation allows us to help co-create solutions with our clients for their sector of interest.

Poland

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EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. More information available at: www.ey.com/pl

Russia

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Consistent Software Distribution (CSD) founded in 1989 is a value added Software and Hardware distributor in CAD, GIS and M&E markets. Today CSD is a strategic SAM-partner of the main software vendors (Microsoft, Autodesk and other vendors of BSA). In this field, company CSD provides consulting services and has the highest level of expertise in Licensing and SAM (Software Asset Management). Our SAM project team combines effort of professionals in the field of licensing and Software Asset Management that was successfully implemented in various industries. Our team of experts includes specialists in legal and economic issues, as well as highly qualified IT-experts. Company CSD does not sell the software to the end customers but conducts independent audits and consultations.

Softline Softline is a leading global IT (information technology) solution provider operating on different markets all around the world including Russia and CIS, Latin America, India and Southeast Asia. Our expertise includes complex technology solutions, software licensing, hardware products and services. We have strong cloud offering powered by our own cloud platform. Softline had revenue of around $1 billion USD in 2013 FY and CAGR 40% sales growth in the last 10 years. Softline operates in 27 countries and 79 cities worldwide.We serve over 60 000 Enterprises, Corporate and SMB clients, both from private and public sectors. Over 1300 sales representatives and 600 engineers and technical specialists help our customers to navigate the complex IT environment. We are the customer centric company always at our customer’s side and suggesting brand independent solutions which best serve customer’s needs.