The global leader in complex digital distribution solutions.
What We Do
Kivuto Solutions Inc. is the global leader in complex digital distribution solutions. Our hosted, flexible and scalable solutions are designed to meet the needs of the entire digital supply chain; simplifying the process of getting digital goods into the hands of individuals. Previously known as e-academy, Kivuto's mission is to maximize software availability for organizations by reducing the total cost of software distribution and license compliance for content owners and vendors.
How We Do It
Kivuto's Electronic License Management System (ELMS) is a robust, cloud-based solution for digital distribution. Our solutions are designed to reduce distribution and support costs while expanding reach and boosting sales. With an unparalleled policy enforcement and user authentication engine to support software distribution, you can trust that your software or digital good will be distributed to the right customers on the right terms, conditions and price anywhere in the world. Key features of our platform include:
- World-class user verification
- Multi-level user policy enforcement (downloads and media)
- Global content delivery network
- ISO 27001 compliant physical and digital security environment
- Full global e-commerce payment/settlement engine
- Multi-language, multi-channel customer care
- Reporting, tracking and audit of all transactions
Who We Serve
Software Publishers choose us for our expertise in distributing software through our turn-key network of thousands of WebStores. We help them increase awareness, sales, reduce distribution and support costs and enforce license compliance.
SMB & Enterprise choose us as the answer to their complex digital distribution challenges.
Software License Managers choose our solutions to enhance customer service with a 24/7 custom-branded WebStore, while reducing operating costs for support, license compliance and financial management.
Online Retailers, Resellers & OEMs choose us to quickly implement hassle-free web-based solutions for the organizations and end users they serve.
Academic Institutions choose us to easily manage and distribute volume licensed and personal use software to students, faculty and staff.
Students, Faculty & Staff choose our academic WebStores as an easy, one-stop shop for accessing all the software they need to be successful.
Ram Raju is the CEO and founder of Kivuto. Prior to founding Kivuto, Ram had over a decade of experience operating a campus-wide software deployment and licensing department and managing a retail software and hardware store at a large Canadian University. These years provided him with an intimate understanding of the logistics and challenges inherent in managing software in an academic environment.
Kivuto is formerly known as e-academy. e-academy pioneered complex software distribution in the education market. Millions of students, faculty and staff have since benefited from such innovative programs as DreamSpark (free Microsoft software for the Information Systems, Engineering, Computer Science and Design schools), software rentals such as SPSS products and Minitab and volume license management.
Why Choose Us?
With an international client base and relationships with leading software providers such as Microsoft and Adobe, Kivuto is a trusted source for bridging the gap between many of the world’s largest software companies, institutions and end users they serve. Through a growing network of over 60,000 academic and commercial organizations and departments, we support millions of transactions annually in 195 countries and several languages. The majority of transactions are via ESD but delivery of physical media is also supported.
Whether you are a member of a school or an SMB, software reseller or software publisher, our solutions will streamline the processes associated with software distribution and license management.