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CONTINENTAL FINDS A STRATEGIC PARTNER IN NITRO
“The Adobe tools are very expensive tools, with many overloaded features our users aren’t using.”
Headquarters
Hanover, Germany
Company Size
200,000
Industry
Manufacturing
History
Customer since 2010
Solution
Nitro PDF Pro

Scaling Up While Keeping Costs Down

The Challenge
Boost user adoption and promote PDF standardization
Continental, a leading automotive manufacturer that employs over 200,000 workers globally massive global enterprise in the automotive sector, had a limited deployment of Adobe Acrobat®, but was unable to standardize on the solution due to its high cost-per-license. The majority of Continental’s users were left without the means to work with PDF documents in a meaningful, productive way. Because Continental sought to scale to so many more users, they needed an alternative PDF solution that would be easy to handle—for IT and end users alike.
The Solution
A strategic Adobe alternative
IT Contract & License Manager Tobias von der Heydt and team were impressed with the way Nitro approached the relationship from the start, treating it as a true partnership and always working to ensure the solution was a proper fit for the company’s needs.

The Results

After an initial test deployment, Continental steadily doubled its Nitro license count year after year.
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Easy deployment
Nitro’s simple enterprise deployment provided a single enterprise key, giving Continental many options for rolling out the software to users as efficiently as possible.
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12,000 employees equipped
Ultimately, the company equipped over 12,000 global employees with Nitro’s document productivity tools in 2015.
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Reduced paper usage
Continental’s Nitro deployment has helped the organization greatly reduce paper use, paving the way for their global paperless initiative.
THE CUSTOMER SUCCESS TEAM HAS A VERY GOOD REACTION TIME, COMPARED TO OTHER SUPPORT TEAMS. I CAN SPEAK TO THEM IN ENGLISH OR GERMAN, AND WE ARE VERY HAPPY TO HAVE A GREAT PARTNERSHIP TOGETHER.
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Tobias von der Heydt | IT Contract & License Manager

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