History

Milestones of Rapid Company Development

Origins
1997 Founded as adesso Beratungsgesellschaft für Software-Prozeß-Management mbH in Dortmund
Company Development Milestones
1998 First project for the insurance industry
1999 First project for the lottery industry
Enters into the product business, founded companies now operating as e-Spirit AG and adesso mobile solutions GmbH
2000 adesso reorganised as an AG (corporation)
Number of employees exceeds 100
2003 Number of employees exceeds 200
2005 Award: “Germany’s Best Employer”
2006 Expanding into the healthcare sector by acquiring a controlling interest in gadiv GmbH
2007 Reverse IPO via merger with BOV AG
Acquisition of Sitgate AG (merged to adesso AG in 2010) for expanding consulting services in the sector of IT-Management
adesso expands with new offices in Switzerland, Luxembourg and the UK
Increasing internationalisation of the project business with contracts from Russia, Spain and Luxembourg
adesso celebrates its 10-year anniversary
2008 Award: “Top Job” as top employer
adesso AG reports with about 5 million euros one of the highest order volumes for a single project in the history of the company
2009 Accessing the Austrian market by acquisitions and formation of adesso Austria GmbH
adesso is listed among Germany's Top 20 IT consultancy and system integration companies (Rank 18 in Lünendonk Survey 2010)
2010 Repeatedly awarded: „Great Place to Work“
Acquiring a controlling interest in evu.it GmbH in order to reinforce the service portfolio for the utilities sector and in SAP-technologies
First dividend payment
2011 For the first time, adesso generates turnover of over 100 EUR million
Number of employees exceeds 800
Market launch in the USA and opening an office in Boston
Strengthening the product business through targeted investments
2012 Third award in three-times participation:„Great Place to Work“
Purchase of majority in e-business specialist ARITHNEA GmbH with over 100 employers and a turnover of 10 EUR million
Number of employees increases to more than 1.000
2013 adesso hosting services GmbH and adesso Transformer GmbH begin operations
adesso expands to Turkey and founds another adesso subsidiary based in Istanbul
Recent Developments
2014 adesso subsidiary records gain of orders in the USA in the context of internationalisation of product sales

Corporate Releases

2014-12-15 // adesso wins a major project for the development and introduction of a new application environment at a German insurance group  More

2014-12-10 // adesso employees run in aid of Clean Winners  More

2014-11-19 // adesso establishes a new location in Jena, the economic heart of Thuringia  More