New Zealand's Leading Independent Software Escrow Agent
Software Escrow (NZ) Ltd is New Zealand’s independent specialist software source code escrow agent.
SENZ is wholly owned by the Institute of IT Professionals NZ Inc (IITP), the independent non-profit professional body of the ICT sector. You simply don't get more independent than that.
Why Software Escrow New Zealand?
Placing software source code in escrow protects the investment of both the owner and the licensee.
Often when a company provides software to another company they maintain ownership of the source code and provide any updates or changes necessary for the life of the product.
But what happens if the vendor goes out of business or is unable to provide support for the software at some point in the future?
Software Escrow protects the client by securely maintaining a copy of the source code for the product. In very limited circumstances agreed in writing via contract (such as the supplier ceasing to trade) the source code is released so the product can continue to be maintained and you're still in business.