Despite its peculiarities, 2020 brought ICL Services a lot of victories. We entered the TOP-100 of the world’s largest IT outsourcing suppliers, took 1st place in Global CIO’s "Project of the Year" competition and 4th place among the largest BPMS integrators. We also acquired new reliable business partners as well.
One of the company’s vital events was opening of a new office in Vladivostok.
The company became a finalist of the SDI international rating in the categories “The best automation project” and “The best large managed service provider”, and also got into the TOP-7 of the European IT & Software Excellence Awards rating in the category “Data, information management or Analytics solution of the year”. In addition, ICL Services won the All-Russian contest “Russian Organization with High Social Efficiency”. The number of employees in the company exceeded 2,000 people.
We have expanded partnerships in the Asian region (Japan, Singapore). Our team is actively developing competencies in the field of IoT, machine learning and robotics.
In June, ICL Services earned Huawei's Level 5 certification.
Sergey Solovyov, Director of ICL Services, was awarded the title “Honored Worker of Informatization and Communications of the Republic of Tatarstan”. By the end of 2018, we plan to achieve a 30% increase in the volume of service.
In 2017, the HR team of ICL Services won the IT HR Awards in the “First Steps” category for the buddy onboarding program. The experts of the “Innovation Time 2017” award named ICL Workspace the “Product of the Year” in the “IT and Digital Technology” category. For the third year in a row, our company was featured in the Global Outsourcing 100 rating prepared by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP).
The year 2016 was marked by a number of important events: the number of employees exceeded 1,000 people, in August, we opened an office in Belgrade (Serbia) to improve the quality of service for European customers; the company entered the global TOP-100 of IT companies according to the IAOP for the second time, as well as the TOP-30 of TechSuccess. We also concluded partnership agreements with the largest vendors of the IT industry (Cegid, OMNINET and Red Hat).
ICL Services entered the TOP-100 of the largest IT outsourcing providers in the world according to the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) and was awarded the prestigious Russian award “Time for Innovation 2015” in the category “Technology Innovation of the Year” for IT. All this has become possible thanks to our qualified team.
That year, with more than 750 employees and more than 50 global customers, Russia GDC (Global Data Consulting and Services Limited Liability Company) entered the Russian market under the brand “ICL Services”. It offered unique services based on Western experience, international standards and highly qualified personnel.
To implement an independent development strategy in the Russian market, the ICL Group left the Fujitsu Group. At the same time, Russia GDC (Global Data Consulting and Services Limited Liability Company) continued to cooperate with enterprises of the Fujitsu Group in the capacity of “Fujitsu’s preferred supplier of Services”.
Fujitsu Russia GDC (Global Data Consulting and Services Limited Liability Company) opened in Voronezh. The first group of young specialists from the Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University enrolled in the Fujitsu School.
The company provides software lifecycle management services. The Fujitsu Laboratory at the Higher School of Information Technologies and Information Systems (ITIS) of the Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University commenced operation.
Active collaboration with the Fujitsu headquarters in Germany facilitated the launch of several long-term global service projects for the GDC range of services for European customers.
The company launched several projects for large European customers aimed at maintaining IT infrastructure, provision of support services, and modernization of application software systems.
The Infrastructure Services were established. The company began to offer remote administration services for the IT infrastructure of customers. In 2014, IS and WS were transformed into a unified Managed Infrastructure Services business unit.
A Competence Center for integrated solutions for retail and logistics automation was created. The Application Services (АS) and Test and Validation (T&V) (later — Workplace Services (WS)) units were established. After adding expert assessment for logistics and retail in 2014, AS was reorganized into Business Application Services.
Fujitsu Russia GDC (afterwards — ICL Services) was established as a separate business unit of ICL — KPO VS. At the time, the unit had 30 employees.
The Fujitsu Group bought International Computers Limited (ICL) and rebranded it as Fujitsu Services. A new business model was developed, and a team of qualified managers was formed. From that time, ICL-KPO VS became part of the Fujitsu Group.
The foundation of ICL-KPO VS (later — the ICL Group), a joint venture of the Kazan Production Association of Computing Systems (KPO VS) and the British company International Computers Limited (ICL).