In addition to software licensing and procurement services, asknet offers related services.

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License distribution via public asknet portals

Benefit from the advantages of centralized software provision even without your own procurement portal.

We distribute the licenses of your campus or framework agreements to your students and staff via our public software portals and collect the fees.

Our automated user-verification process ensures, that only members of your institution can access the offer. If requested, we can even create your own portal subpage for you.

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Adobe license allocation service

If you entered into a large volume contract such as Adobe ETLA or VIP, you are now certainly faced with the challenge of distributing the licenses you have purchased to your students. Of course, there is the Adobe Admin Console available for this purpose, but many of our customers lack the resources to continuously verify new student users and assign licenses to them.

With the Adobe license allocation service, we not only relieve you of this tedious task, we also offer you a convenient way to refinance your expenses.

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Microsoft 365 student service

We support you in the distribution of the M365 Student Benefit while simultaneously maintaining the privacy of your users.

asknet acts as an intermediary between your institution and Microsoft 365, encrypting and securing all access by your students. This prevents unauthorized access to the Student Benefit and ensures that the distribution takes place in a controlled and secure manner.

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Step 1: Verification

Students verify their identity when registering on our portal, preferably via Shibboleth login. If required, verification can also be carried out by uploading a credential.

Step 2: Order

Students order the benefit on our portal for a small processing fee. With the placement of the order, the license period starts. Available portals are e.g. or

Step 3: Delivery

Students receive their login and password by e-mail. The login name can either be an anonymized alphanumeric string, or be derived from the student's email address. After registration with Microsoft, students can download and install the license.

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