Hamburg / Zaltbommel, 16 July 2010 - Today, Qurius announces the acquisition of
the consultancy operation of evidanza, a business intelligence technology
company based in Regensburg, Germany. The total acquisition consists of 10
consultants, two sales people, and more than 40 customers. Qurius is actively
investing in complementary technology and people in order to further build its
proposition as the leading European company in sustainable business solutions.
Leen Zevenbergen, CEO: "Business Intelligence (BI) is an essential component in
our sustainable solutions offering and strengthens our core business of
Microsoft technology based platforms and solutions. This acquisition adds
critical expertise and experience to our company, and an excellent quality
customer base. We are very happy to welcome this team of high skilled and
enthusiastic people in our organization in addition to the strong Business
Intelligence team we already have in Germany. Our customers will profit directly
from this increase in knowhow and resources."
Qurius will be evidanza's preferred strategic partner, which offers both
companies technology synergies and European wide sales opportunities. The team
will be integrated in the German Qurius Advanced Solutions operation. Evidanza
will continue as an international business intelligence (BI) and controlling
Thomas GroÎ², Managing Director evidanza: "We want to develop state of the art
software, and grow our company focusing on product development. The integration
of our consultancy team within Qurius is for us the perfect solution. Qurius has
European wide presence and proven competence within the Microsoft product suite,
with our technology as a strong extension."
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Qurius provides technology answers: design, architecture, infrastructure,
deployment and systems management of Microsoft-based business and IT solutions.
Headquartered in Zaltbommel, the Netherlands, we serve customers across Europe,
including Belgium, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, the United Kingdom
and the Czech Republic. In 2010, we openly declared a target of 100 per cent
sustainability by 2014. A bold objective, designed to drive the company to
European leadership in the field of sustainable ICT. We aim to be the number one
choice for customers with the same ambition and the same sustainability goals.
Qurius has been publicly quoted on Euronext Amsterdam since 1998. For more
evidanza GmbH was founded 2004 to develop business intelligence solutions, which
support operative and strategic controlling as well as the optimization of
management and decision processes. Therefore Microsoft's technology is
consequently used. Evidanza's engagement was honored 2008 with "Microsoft
Partner of the Year Award" as a worldwide top 3 finalist within category "Data
Management Solutions". In 2009 the well-known Business Application Research
Center BARC identified evidanza as the fastest growing business intelligence
provider at the German market. evidanza, without the consulting business unit,
has about 40 employees, mainly based at its location in Regensburg. For more
Qurius NV, Suzanne Schaapman, Manager Corporate Communications,
Qurius acquires BI consultancy business: http://hugin.info/132802/R/1432148/378394.pdf
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