Sostenuto ITSM achieves PinkVerify Certification

News Release

Sunrise’s flagship software is awarded the highest level of certification, covering the seven ITIL processes.

Chessington, April 6 2006. Sunrise, a leading provider of helpdesk and IT service management solutions, today announced that its Sostenuto ITSM 2006 software solution has achieved the PinkVerify Service Support Enhanced certification. Sostenuto ITSM 2006 was awarded the certification after a thorough verification process carried out by Pink Elephant, a global leader in ITIL consulting, education and conferences.

Service Support PinkVerifyTM recognises, through a licensed logo, a product”s compatibility with the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) framework, the worldwide standard of industry best practice for information technology service management.

Sostenuto ITSM 2006 was not only recognised as ITIL compatible, but it was awarded the very highest level of certification that can be achieved by any vendor: ‘ITIL Service Support Enhanced. This means that the software was given the thumbs up not only on the basic processes of Incident, Problem, Change and Configuration Management but also on the maximum number of additional processes that can be verified, including Availability, Release and Service Level Management.

Sunrise Chairman Tom Weston expressed his delight at the news: “The PinkVerifyTM Certification programme is a particularly stringent process. Attaining the highest level of certification not only demonstrates our product’s first class ITIL capability, but also Sunrise’s level of commitment to offering the best possible standards to our customers.

We are always delighted to see more solution providers developing and promoting products that support ITIL best practices, says David Ratcliffe, President of Pink Elephant. Sunrise’s significant commitment further demonstrates the impact ITIL is having on IT departments and solution providers. Practitioners are demanding ITIL-compatible tools, and developers are meeting the demand head on.

About Pink Elephant

Pink Elephant is the world leader in IT management best practices, offering conferences, education and consulting services to public and private businesses globally, and many listed in the Fortune 500. The company specializes in improving the quality of IT services through the application of recognized best practice frameworks, including the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL). For more information, please visit


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