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25. October 2022

Top 3 reasons for Windows 10

Time and again people ask us whether upgrading to Windows 11 is worth it - and on which devices the new operating system will technically run. Of course, there is not a single answer for everyone, but in general, we can say: Even one year after the launch of Windows 11, its predecessor is still [...]
20. September 2022

Windows Server – End of support and version upgrade

Especially if you are still using Windows Server 2012, you should definitely consider an upgrade. Because the end of support is already coming next year. How can you prepare for this and what options do you have when changing versions? Our licensing expert Julia Stöcker explains this in our latest video "Windows Server - Upgrade [...]
13. June 2022
Press Release

Used software pioneer Peter Schneider has died

Only a few days ago, used software pioneer Peter Schneider, the founder of the international software trading group usedSoft, passed away due to serious illness. His family announced this today. He had reached the age of 67. Peter Schneider founded the company usedSoft in 2003 and managed it since then. In so doing, he laid [...]
12. May 2022
Press Release

Used software is sustainable

Clothing made of organic cotton, vegetables grown locally, packaging made of paper - in their private lives, many people consciously shop for sustainable products. But used software is also sustainable: In this year's market survey, the used software supplier usedSoft asked more than 150 participating purchasers from companies, public authorities and the software trade: How [...]
25. April 2022
Press Review

Behörden Spiegel: digital und grün

Öffentliche Einrichtungen stehen unter dem immensen Druck, digitaler und gleichzeitig nachhaltiger zu werden. Die beiden Maßgaben stehen sich mitunter im Weg. Das Fachmagazin "Behörden Spiegel" berichtet, dass der CO2-Fußabdruck in der Software-Entwicklung eine zunehmend kritischen Kennziffer ist. Softwarehersteller entwickeln immer schneller und mit immer mehr Aufwand neue Versionen, um Funktionen einzuführen, die in der Praxis [...]
15. February 2022
Press Release

Used software versions from 2019 in the fast lane

The 2019 versions of Microsoft Office applications and servers were bought more frequently than their previous versions for the first time last year. This information, announced today by the European used software supplier usedSoft, means that the used software versions from 2019 are on the fast lane. The best-selling software was “Office 2019 Standard”. The [...]
12. October 2021
Press Release

Windows 10 still available second-hand

Microsoft has just launched the latest version of its operating system, Windows 11. While any differences to the previous version can only really be seen in its new design, its hardware requirements have increased markedly. This entails risks when switching over. For companies, this means it’s worthwhile continuing to issue devices with Windows 10. The [...]
20. July 2021
Press Release

usedSoft sponsors darts pro Max Hopp

European used software dealer usedSoft steps up its involvement in competitive darts. As of today, the company will be sponsoring Germany’s most famous darts pro Max Hopp. “Having competed in the world cup eight times, Max is Germany’s most successful darts pro and the perfect addition to our usedSoft team”, explains Peter Schneider, founder and [...]
7. July 2021
Press Release

usedSoft receives B2B award as part of “Germany’s Best Online Shops”

The IT trade journal manage it handed out awards to “Germany’s Best Online Shops” for the first time this year. the criteria for the award included a comprehensive range of products, a clearly laid out site and customer-friendly processing. Prizes were awarded in three categories: B2B hardware, B2B software and B2B office supplies. Used software [...]
20. May 2021
Press Release

usedSoft: Revenue growth despite corona

The demand for used software products from industry pioneer usedSoft proved exceptionally robust during the previous business year. In contrast to the general trend within the branch, the international software trading group even saw its revenue grow. While the total software market shrank by up to four per cent during the corona-blighted year of 2020 [...]
12. April 2021
Press Release

Consequences of the pandemic: more software, less budget

Companies and public authorities need significantly more software licences due to the pandemic-related home office boom. However, many of them don’t have a higher IT budget available for this. This is the outcome of the latest survey conducted by the used software trading company usedSoft. More than 550 purchasing decision-makers from companies and public authorities [...]
16. March 2021
Press Release

usedSoft sponsors Darts Pro Vincent van der Voort

usedSoft, the European trading enterprise for used software, is the new sponsor of darts professional Vincent van der Voort. From today, the Dutchman will compete in the second “Super Series” tournament of the professional association PDC in Milton Keynes, Great Britain (16 to 19 March 2021). “Vincent van der Voort is not only a sure [...]