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CUSTOMER SUCCESS: FleetPlus Drives Growth With BMC Software

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

CUSTOMER SUCCESS: FleetPlus Drives Growth With BMC Software13:00 EDT Wednesday, October 17, 2012SINGAPORE, Oct. 17, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FleetPlus – Australia's fastest growing, independent provider of fleet management and leasing solutions – has achieved double-digit growth each year, transforming the business from a small start-up to a mid-size organization in the last decade. The company selected BMC Software's (Nasdaq:BMC) BMC Remedyforce Service Desk solution over competitor offerings to meet the demands of growth. "We looked at a number of service management solutions and selected BMC Remedyforce because it was the best strategic fit with the current and future needs of our operations," said David Tanti, head of information technology at FleetPlus. "BMC offers a SaaS product that can easily scale, at a low-cost alternative to traditional on-premise solutions, without sacrificing functionality." Like any fast-growing company, there is pressure to keep costs down and seek out efficiencies across the business, but there is also a parallel requirement to be responsive to changing market conditions and client needs. The previous approach to service desk management involved staff emailing their requests to the help desk. About 500 tickets per month were generated as a result, but only a fraction represented genuine service requests. It was clear that such service management processes weren't going to scale with FleetPlus as it continued to grow, but the company did not want to weigh itself down with a large capital expenditure for a new system, either. By adopting the cloud-based BMC Remedyforce Service Desk solution the company has secured far more transparency into its service desk operations, and acquired a solution able to grow in sync with FleetPlus. In addition, the solution has also introduced greater rigor, discipline and transparency, improving service levels and reducing risk. In the future, FleetPlus may enable the Salesforce Chatter functions, which will allow users to harness the enterprise social network to communicate with each other. For more information on FleetPlus' implementation of the BMC Remedyforce Service Desk solution, please visit: Read the FleetPlus case study Access the BMC Remedyforce Service Desk Communities Follow @BMCRemedyforce on Twitter Follow the On the Mark blog Follow the ITSM blog Become a fan of BMC on FacebookBusiness Runs on IT. IT Runs on BMC Software. Business runs better when IT runs at its best. That's why more than 50,000 IT organizations from the Global 100 to small and mid-market businesses in over 120 countries rely on BMC Software (Nasdaq:BMC) to manage their business services and applications across distributed, mainframe, virtual and cloud environments. With the leading Business Service Management platform, Cloud Management, and the industry¹s broadest choice of IT management solutions, BMC helps customers cut costs, reduce risk and achieve business objectives. For the four fiscal quarters ended June 30, 2012, BMC revenue was approximately $2.2 billion. BMC, BMC Software, and the BMC Software logo are the exclusive properties of BMC Software, Inc., are registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and may be registered or pending registration in other countries. All other BMC trademarks, service marks, and logos may be registered or pending registration in the U.S. or in other countries. All other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners. © Copyright 2012 BMC Software, Inc. The BMC Software, Inc. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=15095CONTACT: Editorial contacts: Scott Pace BMC Software +1 813 514 3815 scott_pace@bmc.com Rudolf Wagenaar Ogilvy PR Worldwide +61 43 908 2550 rudolf@howorth.com.au