Sycor is now a majority shareholder in IQ GmbH, a specialist in Microsoft UC and licensing
12/09/2011

Full-service IT provider Sycor is systematically expanding its range of IT services by acquiring a majority shareholding in IQ GmbH, IT und Kommunikationssysteme (IQ GmbH IT and Communications Systems) as of 1 January 2012. The 25 employees of IQ GmbH will strengthen the Sycor Group in the areas of software asset management and licensing solutions as well as unified communications. The company will remain at its Munich location.

Online PR News – 09-December-2011 – – (Göttingen/Germany) Effective 1 January 2012, the Sycor Group is a majority shareholder in Munich-based IQ GmbH, the world's first Microsoft Gold Competence Partner. "IQ GmbH's expertise is the perfect complement to our range of IT services. Through Microsoft-based solutions, the company's 25 employees will consistently enhance several lines of business for Sycor, especially software asset management, license management and unified communications," explains Rüdiger Krumes, CEO of SYCOR GmbH. In this way, Sycor is strengthening its position as a full-service IT provider and expanding its market presence in Germany through a new location in Munich. The company will retain its location in Munich as well as its brand identity and corporate design.
"We specialize in optimizing, tailored solutions for customers in the areas of license compliance and modern communications solutions. Our emphasis on service and our focus on employees have firm roots in our company," adds Mario Myrenne, head of IQ GmbH. As of 1 January 2012, Mario Myrenne will continue to run the Munich IT company along with Erol Anil and Dirk Bugar. "By intelligently supplementing our range of services with the expertise of IQ, we'll be able to provide our customer base with even more comprehensive service and also build distinct synergies in sales," says Rüdiger Krumes with confidence.

About Sycor:
The Sycor group of companies is a provider of comprehensive IT services with approximately 380 employees around the world. With headquarters in Göttingen and further locations in Germany, Asia and North and South America, the company is as international as many of its customers.
Sycor primarily provides SAP® ERP and Microsoft Dynamics AX services in addition to management and strategy consulting. The company also develops and operates custom solutions for the areas of telecommunications, document management and archiving, IT outsourcing and networks. In addition, Sycor provides the full range of IT services revolving around online shops for SAP ERP and SAP CRM. Sycor also supports companies in the mobile goods rental, process and retail industries with industry solutions based on Microsoft Dynamics AX. In the SAP environment, the company focuses on industrial manufacturing companies. Sycor offers industry-specific SAP Business All-in-One solutions for businesses in the plastics processing industry, businesses in the medical technology sector, automotive component suppliers, surface finishing companies and metal processing enterprises. In addition, Sycor serves the financial services sector in Asia. Sycor is also active in introductory and consultation projects for the oil and gas industry around the world.
The group of companies founded in 1998 has had in place a quality management system certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001 since 2002, and has also been awarded SAP Hosting Partner status. Sycor is also a Channel Partner of SAP Deutschland AG & Co. KG, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, and a member of the Microsoft Dynamics President's Club 2011. In 2010, the company recorded sales of 40.6 million euros.

About IQ:
IQ GmbH is an IT service provider with 25 employees. With headquarters in Munich and further locations in northern, western and southern Germany, the company covers all of Germany and Austria.
IQ GmbH offers all the standard services of an IT systems vendor while specializing in consulting and services in the areas of software asset management and license consulting, as well as unified communications and collaboration. IQ GmbH is a leading provider of optimized, flexible licensing solutions as well as communications solutions for Microsoft Lync environments with conventional telecommunications technology. The IQ team assists medium-sized and large-scale customers with challenging customer projects and ensures a high level of customer satisfaction.
Over the years, IQ GmbH has frequently been recognized for outstanding service quality, most recently by companies such as ChannelPartner, Alcatel and Microsoft. Several hundred reference projects for mid-sized German companies testify to the company's commitment to quality.
Since 2004, the company has been a member of the Competence Center for Security (KoSiB eG) and is part of its advisory board. As a long-standing Microsoft Partner, IQ GmbH was the world's first partner to receive Gold Competencies for unified communications, licensing solutions and software asset management, and in late 2011 also received the Gold Competency for communications for voice solutions. The company also has a large number of certified competencies in the area of IT infrastructure.