Our History

2018 – Digital Transformation and Cybersecurity Solution Service Provider

Business performance enhancement and investments into innovative digital solution becomes a central point of Softline strategy. The company focuses on internet of things, robotization, artificial intelligence, smart city solutions. The turnover reaches $ 1.36 billion. Infosecurity, the first Russian company that has built a comprehensive framework for providing cybersecurity-as-a-service, joins Softline Group.

2017 – IT solutions and services provider in emerging fast-growing markets

The company is experiencing a stage of organic growth, recruiting hundreds of new sales managers, solutions-sales and engineers. The turnover of the group of companies is growing significantly, reaching $ 1.19 billion, which allows the company to enter the top 5 IT companies in Russia. Softline acquires the Russian division of Insight Enterprise, which joins Softline group of companies under the name Softline Enterprise Services. Cooperation with partners in global international alliances is expanding. By the end of the year, there are representative offices in 95+ cities in 50+ countries.

2016 – Softline reached one billion USD revenues

With branches in 80 cities in 30 countries worldwide Softline helps thousands of customers every year to reinvent their businesses leveraging latest Information Technology. Softline builds the largest 600+ rack datacenter in Eastern Europe recognized as a Datacenter Project of the Year and implements the first IoT projects. Compliance with the ISO 9001 international standard confirms Softline’s quality of service. New services in the portfolio include Workplace as a Service, Hardware as a Service and Managed Services.

2015 – Solutions and Services Provider 

Softline becomes a global Microsoft partner with the LSP status in 19 countries. Large service projects are implemented in Gazprom, Transneft, Rusagro, and dozens of other corporate clients. The best sales practices are introduced in the corporate scale. Many lines of business are  developing rapidly: data center construction and modernization, SAM, online sales, cloud resource rental for cloud providers and many others. Sovkombank invests into Softline. Our company merges with Compusoftware, a leader in licensing and infrastructural services from Brazil. Corporate business spans over 30+ countries and 80+ cities.

2014 –  Services, Cloud, Hardware

More than 1000 service projects were accomplished. Cloud technologies, IT services and hardware provisioning have become the main Softline development fields. A wide spectrum of services related to public, private, and hybrid clouds in the Softline data centers, as well as the platforms of the leading vendors, are added to the solution portfolio. Novacom, a consulting company from Belarus, joins the Softline Group. Softline’s performance is acclaimed by the leading international analysts. Softline becomes one of the Top 5 IT companies in Russia according to RIA Novosti.

2012 – Services as a Growth Driver – Turnover $ 712,9 mln

New service business structure proves its efficiency: we see impressive growth in all service lines of business. Cloud and hardware lines of business also grow considerably. According to Cnews Analytics, Softline has become a member of Top-4 largest Russian IT companies in the field of information security. The company expands its overseas presence: offices in Cambodia, Laos and Costa Rica are opened.

2010 – Consolidated Service Department – Turnover $ 417,7 mln

A Service Directorate is created, consolidating the technical support, consulting, information security, virtualization, CAD, and other service lines of business. Softline Venture Partners actively invest into startups. A Belarusian cloud provider ActiveCloud is a member of Softline Group. SaaS service store is created.

2008 – Becoming an International Company – Turnover $ 265,4 mln

After opening new offices in Turkey, Venezuela and Vietnam, we have branches in 13 countries and 48 cities. Softline is an international IT company.

2006 – Focus on Services – Turnover $ 80.7 mln

Several consulting departments work steadily. Softline helps clients implement Microsoft Dynamics and SAP, creates and modernizes clients’ IT infrastructure and offers HR consulting services.

Softline is actively developing new services: technical support, IT outsourcing, and software audit. More than 600 employees work in the company. Softline has offices in 10 countries and 32 cities.

2004 – Sustainable Growth

A joint venture named Microsoft Solution Center is established. AXOFT, an affiliate company specializing in distribution, enters the market. Offices in Almaty, Tashkent, Novosibirsk and Ekaterinburg are opened. Softline launches a new online store for small businesses and individuals – www.allsoft.ru.

2002 – Regional Expansion

The year of regional branch development – new offices are opened in Khabarovsk and Nizhny Novgorod.

2001 – Marketing, Education, and Distribution

Softline Education Center is founded. The company launches the distribution line of business. The first representative office of the company beyond Moscow is opened in Minsk. Each Tuesday, Softline holds free technical workshops that become a meeting point for Moscow IT specialists and managers. The company starts publishing a printed software catalog.

1998 – The First Successes

The main business of the company is licensing the software from Microsoft and other major vendors. The turnover is 1.5 mln per year, and the headcount reaches 35.

1993 – At the Origins

The company starts a scientific software licensing. There are 10 employees in the staff.