Our History

The History of itelligence

Key highlights and milestones in our history, including how we became an award-winning SAP partner.

Our History at a Glance

Here are some of the highlights and milestones in our 29-year global history.

2018

Received three 2018 SAP® Pinnacle Awards: SAP Global Platinum Reseller of the Year, SAP SuccessFactors Partner of the Year – Small and Midsize Companies, and SAP Partner of the Year – Database and Data Management.

2016

Norbert Rotter, who previously held the position of CFO, became new CEO of itelligence AG.

Herbert Vogel, the founder and long-standing CEO, retired.

Acquired BIT.Group GmbH (Germany) and ITML GmbH (Germany).

Received two 2016 SAP® Pinnacle Awards: SAP S/4HANA Adoption Partner of the Year and Global Value-Added Reseller.

2015

Received 2015 SAP® Pinnacle Award: Cloud Global Value-Added Reseller of the Year.

Acquired Artaud, Courthéoux & Associés ACA (France), IT.Perform (UK) and Pontech (Czech Republic).

2014

Our 25th global anniversary celebrations on 21st June 2014.

Became a majority shareholder in GISA (Germany), the renowned IT service provider in Halle (Saale), Germany.

Acquired Symphony Management Consulting (USA) and 4C Management Consulting (Denmark).

 

2013

Co-branded as itelligence, NTT DATA Business Solutions.

Became a 100% owned subsidiary of NTT DATA Europe GmbH & Co KG.

Received SAP North America Partner Excellence Award 2013.

Acquired Aster Group (USA) and the SAP business of Software AG (North America and Eastern Europe).

2012

Herbert Vogel, CEO and founder, became leader of NTT DATA Business Solutions – a global group of SAP solutions providers.

Opened new North American Headquarters and Data Center.

Acquired Elsys (Turkey), Blueprint Management Systems Ltd. (United Kingdom) and PlanOrg Industry (Germany) of the SAP partner PlanOrg in Jena, Germany.

2011

Became SAP Global Partner Cloud Services and SAP Global Partner Application Management Services.

Acquired 2C change (Denmark, Norway, Sweden) and Contemporary (United Kingdom).

2010

Gained SAP Global Value-Added Reseller status.

Acquired Chelford SAP Solutions Ltd. (United Kingdom), RPF Consulting LLC (USA) and ADELANTE SAS (Canada and France).

2009

Won SME Channel Partner Pinnacle Award in North America.

Acquired 2B Interactive (Netherlands).

2008

Opened a location in Shanghai, China. Opened new data centers in Bautzen and Salzenforst (Germany) and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).

Acquired SAPCON a.s. (Czech Republic).

2007

Became part of the NTT Data Group and won the SAP Pinnacle Award for Customer Satisfaction.

 

2006

Gained SAP Gold Partner status in Germany for project quality, industry expertise and customer satisfaction.

Achieved SAP Gold Partner status in various countries.

2004

Accorded SAP Global Hosting Partner status.

2003

Achieved first SAP Global Partner Service status.

2000

Expanded into Eastern and Western Europe. Increased portfolio to offer a 360-degree service, including IT strategy consulting, SAP implementation, licensing, system integration, hosting and application management.

itelligence AG went public.

1999

Renamed to SVC and first flotation / initial public offering.

1996

Expanded internationally and opened offices in Austria, Switzerland and the United States.

1994

Renamed to SVP GmbH (Schmidt Vogel & Partner).

1989

Founded S&P Consult in Bielefeld, Germany, as one of the first SAP partners.

 


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