Softwarepipeline, specialized in software license management and IT security, founded in Zurich, Switzerland, by Daniel von Stockar and Patrick Winter.
Softwarepipeline develops first version of a web-based application for software asset management services.
Softwarepipeline merges with Microware, a Swiss local software licensing company founded by René Gilli in Stans, Switzerland, in 1992. Combined firm becomes market leader in Switzerland, serving international customers.
Softwarepipeline acquires SoftwareONE, a US-based software licensing company founded in 1985, and adopts its name. Beat Curti joins Daniel von Stockar, Patrick Winter and René Gilli as a Founding partner of SoftwareONE.
2010 to 2014
Further international expansion from 25 to 80 countries, strengthening position as a leading global provider of software services and portfolio management solutions.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (KKR), a leading global investment firm, makes a minority investment in SoftwareONE.
Acquisition of the software licensing business of US-based CompuCom.
Acquisition of House of Lync, a US-based unified communications services provider.
Launch of proprietary PyraCloud®, an automated platform for procuring, monitoring and optimizing the value of software assets.
Acquisition of UC Point, a global unified communications and collaboration services provider based in Switzerland.
Acquisition of ISI Expert, a managed services and infrastructure provider based in France.
Transformational acquisition of Comparex, a global software, cloud and IT solutions provider based in Germany with 2,500 employees in 36 countries across Europe, Asia and the Americas.
Acquisition of RightCloud, a managed infrastructure provider based in Singapore.
Acquisition of SAMSentry, a UK-based specialist in software governance technology.
Acquisition of a significant stake in InterGrupo, one of Latin America's leading cloud technology consulting and application modernization providers, based in Colombia.
Acquisition of the business of Massive R&D, a Tokyo-based Amazon Web Services (AWS) specialist.
Acquisition of BNW Consulting, a specialist in SAP platform transformation, public cloud migration and application management services strengthening and extending SAP Technology Services capabilities focused on public cloud migrations and S/4 HANA transformation.
SoftwareONE conducts an IPO on SIX Swiss Exchange and becomes a public company on 25 October 2019.