Our History and Milestones


  • Softwarepipeline, specialized in software license management and IT security, founded in Zurich, Switzerland, by Daniel von Stockar and Patrick Winter.


  • Softwarepipeline develops first version of a web-based application for software asset management services.


  • Softwarepipeline merges with Microware, a Swiss local software licensing company founded by René Gilli in Stans, Switzerland, in 1992. Combined firm becomes market leader in Switzerland, serving international customers.


  • Softwarepipeline acquires SoftwareONE, a US-based software licensing company founded in 1985, and adopts its name. Beat Curti joins Daniel von Stockar, Patrick Winter and René Gilli as Founding Partners of SoftwareONE.

2010 – 2014

  • Further international expansion from 25 into 80 countries, strengthening position as a leading global provider of software services and portfolio management solutions.


  • KKR, a leading global investment firm, makes a minority investment in SoftwareONE.
  • Acquisition of the software licensing business of US-based CompuCom.
  • Acquisition of The House of Lync, a US-based unified communications services provider.


  • Launch of proprietary PyraCloud®, an automated platform for procuring, monitoring and optimizing the value of software assets.


  • Acquisition of UC Point, a global unified communications and collaboration services provider based in Switzerland.


  • Acquisition of ISI Expert, a managed services and infrastructure provider based in France.


  • Transformational acquisition of Comparex, a global software, cloud and IT solutions provider based in Germany with 2,500 employees in 36 countries across Europe, Asia and the Americas.
  • Acquisition of RightCloud, a managed infrastructure provider based in Singapore.
  • Acquisition of SAMSentry, a UK-based specialist in software governance technology.
  • Acquisition of a significant stake in InterGrupo, one of Latin America's leading cloud technology consulting and application modernization providers, based in Colombia.
  • Acquisition of the business of Massive R&D, a Tokyo-based Amazon Web Services (AWS) specialist
  • Acquisition of BNW Consulting, a specialist in SAP platform transformation, public cloud migration and application management services strengthening and extending SAP Technology Services capabilities focused on public cloud migrations and S/4 HANA transformation
  • SoftwareONE conducts an IPO on SIX Swiss Exchange and becomes a public company on 25 October 2019.


  • Acquisition of GorillaStack, a cloud cost management and real-time event monitoring SaaS platform based in Australia.
  • Acquisition of B-lay, a leading provider of Software Asset Management (SAM) advisory and managed services for SAP and Oracle solutions.
  • ‘make it noble’-founders join SoftwareONE to broaden its Microsoft Azure and 365 capabilities.
  • SoftwareONE fully acquires InterGrupo, accelerating its capabilities in application modernization to enable digital transformation.
  • SoftwareONE and RIB Software form strategic partnership to accelerate digital transformation in the AEC industry.

Our Values

Our core values are the compass by which we operate – be it customer focus, employee satisfaction, remaining humble, passion, speed, integrity or discipline – we strive to do the best for our customers, our company and ourselves.


Find a Local Office

We have feet on the ground in 90 countries and the ability to help you transact in 150. To contact us please use the search to find a SoftwareONE representative closest to you.


Our Solutions

We drive the digital transformation of our customers’ businesses with innovative cloud and technology solutions and services.



SoftwareONE Experts South Africa

7th Floor, Rosebank Mall Offices, Cnr Baker and Cradock Streets
2196 Rosebank
South Africa

+27 10 109 5388