History

IFS time line

1983

IFS is founded.

1985

IFS launches its first software product, IFS Maintenance.

1990

IFS Applications is launched as a complete suite.

1991

IFS expands into Norway and Finland.

1992

IFS opens its first office outside of Scandinavia in Poland.

1993

IFS’s first Graphical User Interface (GUI) is launched. Expansion continues in Denmark and Malaysia.

1994

IFS Applications is launched with an object-orientated technology.

1995

IFS expands into North America.

1997

IFS Web Client is launched.

1998

IFS is listed on the Swedish stock exchange. IFS Applications becomes component-based.

1999

IFS is represented on all continents.

2001

Java-based Internet portals and mobile solutions are introduced.

2002

IFS available entirely on web services.

2004

NEC increases its support for IFS by acquiring a stake in IFS’s share capital.

2005

More than 500,000 users of IFS Applications.

2006

Release of IFS Applications 7. Alastair Sorbie is appointed CEO.

2007

IFS delivers solutions for the Intelligent Desktop and project-based solutions.

2008

IFS launches a new GUI for increased usability and higher productivity.

2009

IFS acquires MultiPlus Solutions.

2010

Acquisition of 360 Scheduling, the world’s leading provider of mobile workforce scheduling.

2012

Release of IFS Applications 8.

2012

IFS acquires Metrix, LatinIFS.

2013

IFS restructures aviation and defence from partner to internal team.

2013

750,000 user benchmark.

2014

IFS Academy launches.

2015

Launch of IFS Applications 9.

2015

1,000,000 users.

2015

IFS acquires VisionWaves.

2016

IFS leaves the stock exchange and goes private once again.

2017

IFS acquires Mxi.

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