For 15 years, Software that matters | SIVECO Romania

For 15 years, Software that matters

Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Bucharest, 13th of June 2007 – In June, SIVECO Romania’s team celebrated 15 years of activity together with over 1000 guests all over the country and from abroad (clients, partners and collaborators) at Snagov Conference Centre. The joyful atmosphere has been animated by exceptional Romanian artists: Felicia Filip, Horatiu Malaele, Toni Grecu, Vali Craciunescu and Radu Gheorghe, as well as by the musical bands IRIS, Amadeus and Juke Box.

The successes of all of these years have been rememorized with joy and good will, during official speeches but mostly through friendly discussions. This has once again outlined the values that represent the foundation of the company: customer orientation, team and quality care.

Renown IT personalities, SIVECO solutions’ beneficiaries, collaborators or representatives of important organizations in the socio-economical field marked the most relevant features of their collaboration with SIVECO Romania, wishing the company the best for the future. Among the speakers:  Eugen Preotu, Councilor at the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Florin Filip, Vicepresident of the Romanian Academy, Doina Banciu from the National Institute for Research and Development in Informatics, Stefan Dan Popa, President - General Manager of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Bucharest, Andrei Petrescu, General Manager Bull Romania, Mihai Tudor, General Manager IBM Romania, Silviu Hotaran, General Manager Microsoft Romania, Dan Garlasu, Sales Manager Oracle Romania, Gheorghe Bors, General Manager METACOM Sandblasting, Malin Dan Popa, Development & Human Resources Manager Aerostar SA Bacau.

Doina Banciu, representing the University of Bucharest - Faculty of Letters, awarded SIVECO Romania with “Excellency Diploma” for its contribution to the development of the digital content based on new technologies in the educational sector.

Stefan Popa, President - General Manager of CCIB has also distinguished the company with “Honor Diploma” for its business performance and for its statute of prestigious partner of the most renown Bucharest, countrywide and abroad companies.

Irina Socol, General Manager and Co-Founder of the SIVECO Romania, marked the most important points in the company’s evolution:

“In 1992, SIVECO Romania was a software pioneer.

We built the most important Romanian software house – a real success for the Romanian IT industry, with perseverance and courage.

To offer you a clear perspective over our evolution, I can tell you that in 1992 our turnover reached $2000 and in 2006 $42 million.

 Around those 3 people from the beginning, it grew a team of 650 specialists.

…And we will not stop here. Romania is becoming a brand on the IT international map.

We do have the strength and the necessary know-how to pass beyond our country borders and to become an important player on the international market.

And for that we have to thank to our clients, partners, shareholders and collaborators. Together we’ve learned a lot.

With the occasion of our 20th anniversary, we intend to announce you that we would have become a regional leader and an important European applications integrator”.

Figures talk best for SIVECO Romania:

  • 450 domestic clients and 1800 international beneficiaries;
  • over 40 partners all over the country;
  • annual medium business growth of 50%;
  • over 50 national and international awards (including first place in the “IT World Championship” for eLearning);
  • over 1 million pupils assigned in high schools;
  • 10 million reports generated by the Romanian Credit Bureau;
  • 18 000 doctors, 2000 drugstores and 450 hospitals connected to the same IT system.

In 2001, the ADLIC program developed by SIVECO was distinguished as “Best Practice” at the international eGuvernment conference held in Brussels and, in 2004 and 2006, the AeL eLearning platform was nominated to Information Society Prizes (European IST Prizes) by the European Commission.

In 2005, Romania became through SIVECO a reference on the global map of IT-assisted education. World Summit Award (First Place at “IT World Championship”) for eLearning came as recognition of the creativity and the quality of the educational content developed by SIVECO, distinguished as “the best educational content in the world” among over 20 000 projects from 168 countries. Alongside, in 2007, the AeL Content is nominated at ICT Prizes contest, annually organized by the European Council of Applied Sciences, Technologies and Engineering (EURO – CASE).  

A development model for the Romanian IT industry, SIVECO Romania offers viable, flexible and impressive solutions to the international business environment. Due to its geographical position and the multi-linguistic facilities, SIVECO Romania is capable to offer IT solutions for all the East-European countries and for USA as well.

In this respect, the SIVECO portfolio proposed for the unique market include the new version of integrated package – SIVECO Applications 2010, especially developed for the European requirements, document and work-flows management system – SIVADOC 2010, globally acknowledged eLearning solutions, validated eHealth, eCustoms, eAgriculture and eBanking solutions.

An active presence in Romanian and external professional organizations (ANIS, ARIES, AmCham, PACI, ISTAG), SIVECO develops business partnerships with hardware and software globally renown companies (Intel, Oracle, Microsoft, IBM, HP), has an extended distribution network at local and international level and attracted in 2005 one of the biggest IT investments in the region from Intel Capital and Enterprise Investors – all of these draw attention over the potential of the software industry and recommends SIVECO Romania as trustful partner for development of successful businesses both in Romania and abroad.

Bringing an important contribution to the Romanian IT history, SIVECO is in full process for consolidating its name at international level too, through its statute of important know-how exporter in the field of IT complex and large projects. The company started to make itself noticed in the global high technology field as well, SIVECO’s eHealth solution reaching Bulgaria and the eLearning expertise being demonstrated in Cyprus, Kuwait, Lebanon, Moldavia and UAE. The company’s evolution and perspectives totally sustain the values the IT&C sector communicates: high specialized personnel, creativity, “technical excellence” culture, competitive costs and accessible location.