COMPAREX Press releases

COMPAREX is a global IT provider specializing in license management, sourcing, technical product consulting and cloud-based professional services. With a track record spanning thirty years, COMPAREX serves the public-sector, SMB and large international corporations. Its portfolio includes software licenses from more than 3,000 vendors as well as consultancy and professional services. The COMPAREX Group employs more than 2,450 people at over 80 locations in 35 countries across Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. In fiscal year 2016/17 the COMPAREX Group generated (preliminary) revenue of €2.114 billion / $ 2.321 billion.

Here you can find the latest articles of the COMPAREX UK blog.

10.10.2017 | Business as usual: the importance of backing up your cloud email

Migration to cloud is becoming increasingly attractive to businesses, particularly as it allows for employees to work with increasing flexibility at any time, in any place. However, sometimes even The Mighty Cloud can fail us... Read more...
 

05.10.2017 | Software Asset Management: the marriage of reduced costs and increased security

Having a well-managed software portfolio can offer you business a wide range of benefits, particularly in way of protecting you from overspending and auditing fines... Read more...
 

13.09.2017 | Update your software today to avoid a rough patch

Despite significant investment in tools and solutions, companies often fail to do the basics when it comes to protecting their IT estate... Read more...
 

06.09.2017 | Support, manage and optimise your software portfolio: managed services by COMPAREX

With so much software deployed – both in the cloud and on-premise – it is increasingly difficult for organisations to keep tabs on the applications installed... Read more...
 

11.08.2017 | CLOUDSEC 2017: Talking data protection in the cloud

Next month, COMPAREX will be at CLOUDSEC, one of the world’s largest internet security conferences... Read more...
 

28.07.2017 | Unified communications: revolutionising productivity with Skype for Business

Being able to communicate across multiple channels offers your organisation more benefits than mere conversation... Read more...
 

14.07.2017 | Is your business one of the 50% unprepared for GDPR?

You better prepare, or it'll cost you! GDPR will be in-force sooner than you think... Read more...
 

16.06.2017 | Long-term strategy is key to digital transformation in retail

City centre high-streets are grasping for tenants to fill empty space. High-profile casualties continue to fall victim to the rise of online shopping giants, leading many retailers to an uncomfortable truth… Read more...
 

13.06.2017 | Safefy first: meeting the challenges of remote working

For businesses to achieve the ultimate benefits remote and mobile working can deliver, they must provide technologies that enable employees to collaborate effectively and securely… Read more...
 

08.06.2017 | When digital transformation meets manufacturing...

Traditionally, manufacturers have been preoccupied by a focus on reliability, incremental improvements, and close relationships with customers. However, the next era of competition for manufacturers will be framed digitally; entailing the evolution every link in the manufacturing value chain... Read more...
 

02.06.2017 | What is driving digital transformation in the banking sector?

Financial institutions have traditionally been reluctant to adopt new approaches. However, over the last five years, banks have become frantically engaged in digital transformation initiatives to meet the latest customer demands... Read more...
 

31.03.2017 | Transforming local government through digitalisation

To reduce the government’s budget deficit of £63.8bn, local councils are being asked to reduce costs and improve productivity through digitising the delivery of public services... Read more...
 

24.03.2017 | Safeguarding the NHS through digital transformation

As budgets shrink across the public sector, the NHS has been tasked to do much more with far less. However, this is no mean feat... Read more...
 

20.03.2017 | You have reached your destination: three top tips for licensing SQL Server 2016

With SQL Server 2016 built for hybrid cloud, it reflects investment into technology…whilst showing that Microsoft still appreciates the reluctance of some who enjoy the best of both worlds... Read more...
 

15.03.2017 | What does digital transformation mean for education CIOs?

Digitalisation has changed the way in which students want to study and educators want to teach. Every area – from primary to secondary, to further and higher education – has been impacted by digital transformation... Read more...
 

13.03.2017 | Taking your data to the next level – literally.

With SQL Server 2016 built for hybrid cloud, it reflects investment into technology…whilst showing that Microsoft still appreciates the reluctance of some who enjoy the best of both worlds... Read more...
 

07.03.2017 | We are moving!

After twelve years up on the Hill, our London team are moving into a brand new office... Read more...
 

06.03.2017 | Ready for the road to SQL Server 2016?

With data having become the lifeblood of business, it’s key we have latest-and-greatest technology implemented to maximise its potential usage... Read more...
 

Growth in Public Sector for COMPAREX

Harrow-on-the-Hill, 21.05.2015 – Global IT licence and services provider COMPAREX has successfully achieved a place on the new Crown Commercial Service RM1058 Technology Services framework. The framework enables COMPAREX to offer public sector bodies a range of services including support, network and content se-curity, audit services, asset management, infrastructure and platform support and maintenance.

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COMPAREX Wins Two EMEA Awards at VMware Partner Exchange 2012

Leipzig, 17.02.2012 – The COMPAREX Group has been named the EMEA recipient of two VMware Partner Network Awards in the categories Infrastructure Virtualization Partner of the Year and Government Partner of the Year by VMware. The awards were presented at VMware Partner Exchange 2012, VMware’s annual partner event, on Feb. 14 in Las Vegas, Nev. The awards once more confirm the COMPAREX Group’s leading role in virtualization and cloud solutions based on VMware technologies. In 2011, COMPAREX was presented with the VMware EMEA Infrastructure Virtualization Competency Award.

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COMPAREX acquires DATALOG

Leipzig, 06.02.2012 – Global player with a soft spot for SMEs: leading IT service provider with German roots and revenues now exceeding a billion euros boosts its SME expertise.

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COMPAREX Acquires Indian Software and Services Expert IRIS Unified Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

Leipzig, 18.10.2011 – The COMPAREX Group has taken another strategic step forward in pursuit of its international growth strategy by acquiring Indian software consulting and technology services specialist IRIS Unified Technologies Pvt. Ltd. The acquisition, closed on October 14th, follows the foundation by COMPAREX of an Indian subsidiary in Delhi earlier this year as part of its expansion in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. It is planned that IRIS will operate under the COMPAREX brand. The new company will focus on leveraging the significant potential of the Indian market for the COMPAREX Group. IRIS Managing Director Navin Kapur and his leadership team will continue to head the merged Indian organization with more than 70 employees.

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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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