Our story

1990 Foundation of the company

Foundation of the GCT Gesellschaft für Computer-Technologie mbH by Andreas Gradl and Stefan Pyper as a software distributor for the WordPerfect portfolio.

Today’s co-partner and managing partner Udo Janßen joins our company. Until 1994 we were purely active in the distribution business for software (WordPerfect, Groupwise, Novell).

1991 Distribution business

1995 System house

The beginning of our transformation into the system house we are today. Our first steps with the sale of hardware were already accompanied by our current top partner HP (then Compaq).

The current co-partner and managing director Udo Janßen joins our company. Until 1994 we were exclusively active in the distribution business for software (WordPerfect, Groupwise, Novell).

1997 First relocation

2004 Hosting

We initially focused on the three core areas of projects, services and sales and then took the first steps towards hosting.

We trained the first young individual as an IT specialist in system integration.

2006 Instructor

2007 Data Center

We started our hosting platform in a data center in Frankfurt.

Launch of our first managed services offering in infrastructure and security.

2010 Managed Services

2012 New company headquarters

Relocation to our current offices in the industrial park SÜDCAMPUS in Bad Homburg

Our company turns 25 and celebrates its anniversary with over one hundred guests.

2014 25th anniversary

2016 More Managed Services

Expansion of our Managed Services portfolio. In the meantime, topics like archiving, server replication, hosted exchange and mobile device management have become part of our solution offerings.

Together with experts from business, law and process management, we set up the Compliance Network: Complicen.

2018 Complicen

2019 30 years with no end in sight

We automate key parts of our service, creating enterprise-level offerings at costs that can compete with providers like Amazon.

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