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As a global IT company with thirty years of experience, COMPAREX is one of the world’s leading IT service providers and no. 1 software license management company in the EMEA markets. COMPAREX develops innovative services that support management and leverage software products, leading to an overall improvement of workforce productivity. COMPAREX serves corporate customers spanning from small businesses to large international corporations as well as public institutions – supporting every customer during their digital journey towards productivity optimization.

The portfolio has a solid foundation in license management, software procurement and cloud services. Substantial professional and managed services complete the portfolio to support customers with services tailored to their business demands.

With the statement “By Your Side in a Digital World”, COMPAREX underlines its goal to inspire customers with possibilities and opportunities for their digital transformation, by addressing key customer priorities.

The COMPAREX Group employs more than 2,450 people at over 80 locations in 36 countries across Europe, Asia and the Americas. In the fiscal year 2016/17 the COMPAREX Group generated a revenue of € 2.114 billion / $ 2.321 billion.


COMPAREX Acquires Award Winning Cloud Services Company

Leipzig, 30.10.2014 – Acquisition of CloudBearing positions COMPAREX to provide industry recognized Microsoft O365 and Azure deployment Services. The international IT service provider COMPAREX today announced the acquisition of CloudBearing, Inc. The acquisition provides COMPAREX with the ability to deploy and manage Microsoft O365 and Azure throughout the United States.

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COMPAREX acquires Mexican IT solutions company PERIFEL

Leipzig, 22.05.2014 – As part of its strategic international growth plan, the global IT service provider COMPAREX has acquired the leading Mexican IT firm PERIFEL. This acquisition opens the Latin American market to the COMPAREX Group, which is now operating subsidiaries in 31 countries. The acquisition agreement with PERIFEL was signed yesterday. The Mexican organization, employing more than 70 professionals, will continue to operate under the existing management and established brand, PERIFEL.

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COMPAREX Group enters South America and acquires spin-off of Brazilian system integrator 2S

Leipzig, 06.05.2014 – As part of its strategic international growth the COMPAREX Group has partnered with 2S, a Brazilian Systems Integrator and Microsoft LSP, agreeing to acquire 60% of their Microsoft solutions business unit. The acquisition agreement was signed yesterday. Branded COMPAREX Brasil the acquired unit will operate as independent legal entity integrated into the COMPAREX Group. Brazil is the 30th country where COMPAREX operates subsidiaries and marks the first step of their expansion plan in South America. COMPAREX Brasil will provide solutions for software management, services and procurement.

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Wilfried Pruschak new CEO of COMPAREX AG

Leipzig, 01.04.2014 – Effective from the start of the new fiscal year, April 1st, Mag. Wilfried Pruschak will be taking the helm of COMPAREX as Chief Executive Officer, joining with Hansjörg Egger and Dr. Thomas Reich to form the company's Management Board.

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COMPAREX Receives Global Renewals Award at VMware Partner Exchange 2014

Leipzig, 13.02.2014 – IT service provider COMPAREX has received the Global VMware Partner Network Award in the Renewals category. The company was recognized at VMware Partner Exchange 2014, the vendor’s annual partner event, held February 10th to 13th in San Francisco, USA.

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COMPAREX establishes subsidiary in the US

Leipzig, 14.05.2013 – Having already established successful operations in Europe, Asia, and Africa, the COMPAREX Group – one of the leading IT service providers in the area of software licensing and license management – will now also develop the North American market with its newly established subsidiary COMPAREX USA. A team with experience in the local IT market and under the management of John Havlick, Executive Vice President of COMPAREX has commenced business operations as of February. The goal of COMPAREX USA is to directly support its existing corporate customers in the world's largest IT market.

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COMPAREX Group to handle global software procurement and software asset management for Vattenfall AB

Leipzig, 29.04.2013 – The Swedish company Vattenfall AB has awarded the contract for procurement of its software to the COMPAREX Group. Positioning itself as a ‘value-added reseller’, the Leipzig-based IT company also outpaced the competition with its software asset management solution in a Europe-wide tender. COMPAREX will therefore also advise Vattenfall on matters of software license management; the objective will be to cut costs in compliance with licenses already in place.

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COMPAREX acquires Dutch Software and SAM experts Agile Software and InfraControl

Amsterdam, 22.03.2013 – COMPAREX, international provider of IT services in the fields of software licensing and licence management, has strengthened its position in the Dutch market with the acquisition of Agile Software and InfraControl. Both companies are currently part of the Dutch Solimas Group and will continue their activities under their own brand name. They will remain located in the city of Alphen aan den Rijn.

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Focus on strengths – Hansjörg Egger becomes new CEO of COMPAREX

Leipzig, 03.09.2012 – Changes at the helm of COMPAREX: Hansjörg Egger takes over as CEO (Chief Executive Officer) of COMPAREX AG with effect from 1. September 2012. He has been responsible for the operational business of the global IT services company since 2009 as its COO (Chief Operating Officer). In his new role, Egger will pursue the goal of sustainable growth by focusing on the company’s core strengths. In doing so he will be building on the accomplishments of his predecessor, Dr. Klaus Elsbacher, who set the course for the positive business development of the Group by spearheading a successful reorganisation and expansion strategy and is now leaving the company following completion of that development phase.

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Concentrated competence in Microsoft technologies – COMPAREX ranks fifth worldwide

Leipzig, 25.07.2012 – In a recent study by Redmond Channel Partner (RCP), COMPAREX ranks fifth among the 50 most important Microsoft partners worldwide. With 13 Gold and 10 Silver Microsoft Partner Network Competencies and its official MS Cloud Accelerate Partner status, COMPAREX is the only Microsoft partner headquartered in Germany among the top ten. Microsoft Partner Network Gold Competencies are exclusively given to companies which regularly and comprehensively invest in employee training. Only one percent of all Microsoft partners worldwide achieve this status.

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