At the end of 2016 BULPROS finished the acquisition of the German company GBS (GROUP Business Software), a leading vendor in messaging Security and workflow management solutions for the IBM and Microsoft collaboration platforms. The company has over 5,000 customers and more than 4 million users worldwide with offices in Europe, North America, and Asia.
Germany is a key market for BULPROS since 2010 generating more than 70% of the company revenue. The company has strengthened its positions on the German market over the last two years. With the new acquisition, BULPROS is expanding geographically with four new locations in Germany and extending its portfolio with capabilities in the Messaging Security area. GBS is specialized in the safeguarding of electronic communication, the integration of collaborative applications and the interlinkage with cloud, mobile and social business technologies. Messaging Security is the topic with extremely high priority for the business in the DACH region.
“Messaging Security is a topic with crucial importance for all enterprise companies especially in the digital economy and globalization of the communication. We are really happy that we were able to find a partner, who can support our further development as a company adding to our portfolio profound product knowledge and specializations”, commented Ivaylo Slavov, BULPROS CEO.
With the GBS acquisition, BULPROS grows to 900 employees, working in more than 14 locations all over the world, adding the UK and Canadian markets on our map. In Germany, the group of companies employs more than 300 people in 7 locations (Frankfurt, Berlin, Leipzig, Karlsruhe, Wuppertal, Paderborn and Fulda).
”Being a part of the BULPROS group strengthens our positioning in a competitive market. By combining our strong solution portfolio with BULPROS` comprehensive services we are able to expand our offering and address new markets more efficiently”, summarizes Constanze Zarth, Managing Director at GBS.
BULPROS is an international IT Solutions, Products & Services corporation, specialized in Cloud, Security and Digital Transformation with focus on Technology and Telecommunications, Financial Services, Insurance and Healthcare. BULPROS has headquarters in Europe with offices in Germany, Bulgaria, Poland, UK, USA, Canada. BULPROS is one of the fastest growing technology companies in Central Europe according to Deloitte’s latest report “Technology Fast 50 in Central Europe” and “Technology Fast 500 in Europe, Middle East, and Africa”.
GROUP Business Software is a leading vendor of solutions and services in the fields of messaging security and workflow for the IBM and Microsoft collaboration platforms. Over 5,000 customers and more than 4 million users worldwide trust in GBS expertise. The company operates in Europe, North America and Asia.