>>>The French Group aims to increase the number of consultants in Romania from 1,000 to 1,500 specialists
By Emea Riga
With a solid foundation of operations in Romania, ALTEN Group inaugurated today, April 24, their new office in the latest non-residential project in the North of Bucharest, OREGON Park, a building that is environmentally friendly, well-located and has excellent transport

| 24 April 2018 |

>>>SIVECO Romania is the only participant in the competition shortlisted as finalist in five categories
By Edwig Ban
IT Europe magazine has recently published the list of finalists for European IT & Software Excellence Awards 2018, one of the main European competitions dedicated to independent software providers, system and solutions integrators, to their partners and distributors, as well.
SIVECO Romania has entered the grand finale of European IT & Software Excellence Awards 2018 with three successful projects, being for the second time the only company shortlisted in five 

| 27 March 2018 |

By Emea Riga
Allview (allview.ro), the European smartphones and tablets brand, presented its latest news at MWC Barcelona 2018. Allview introduced a new smart concept developed around the AVI voice assistant, which can integrate up to 100 languages.
AVI is taking the first steps on the smart home territory and, through its newest version, will be able to command the electronic home devices, through a smart controller developed by the company’s research and development team. The smart controller can be quickly installed on the home’s power sources and managed through the Allview smart devices. As
| 28 February 2018 |

By Andra Beltz
Romanian IT workers, on the occasion of the Great Union Centenary, are developing a free application for the mobile phones called 'CelebRo,' by which they want to locate the addresses in Paris where famous Romanians used to live, the project following to be launched this May.
'Romanian IT - the global community of Romanian techs - celebrates the Great Union Centenary in a special way. (...) We will launch CelebRo, a free application presenting 'the Romanian map of Paris,' by locating the addresses where famous Romanians used to live or those who remained
| 19 February 2018 |

By Edwig Ban
Leading business software solutions provider and integrator TotalSoft, a fully owned subsidiary of Logo Yazilim A.S. (Logo), and Architected Business Solutions (ABS), a business management consultancy group based in Bucharest with solid international expertise in retail, technology and outsourcing services, have started procedures to acquire ABS and merge it with TotalSoft.
As part of its growth strategy, TotalSoft aims to establish a new business unit focused on management consulting and further strengthen the

| 10 January 2018 |

>>>Ten students will receive each a scholarship worth 13,000 lei in total, granted for the entire duration of the university year 2017-2018

By Theo Moreni
Telekom Romania announces the launch of the eighth edition of the “Telekom Scholarships” program, within which ten students will receive financial support during the school year 2017-2018. In this edition, the program is focused on projects and performance in the exact sciences – automation and computers, informatics, cybernetics, mathematics, electric engineering, electronics, telecommunications and information technology, in line with the mission of Telekom Romania to innovate and support the innovation in the field of IT and the Internet of Things.

| 15 December 2017 |

By Edwig Ban
The number of IT companies nationwide increased between 2011 and 2016 from 9,823 to 14,339 and it is forecast that by the end of 2017 the number of 17,000 will be exceeded, the cumulative turnover of IT companies being doubled over the last 6 years, to 5 billion euros, according to a study by the Romanian Association for Electronic and Software Engineering Transilvania.
Between 2011 and 2016, there were almost 50% more IT firms, in the context in which the IT segment has a growing share in the national

| 11 December 2017 |

By Edwig Ban
The Vitruvian Partners investment fund has purchased 30% of Bitdefender from Axxess Capital, thus becoming the second biggest shareholder of the company evaluated at over USD 600 million, the Romanian software producer announced in a release.
Bitdefender says it will fructify its new partnership with Vitruvian Partners to enhance its leader position on both the security solutions market for companies and for individual users' market, too.

| 01 December 2017 |

>>>The new project was built by a consortium whose leader was SIVECO Romania

By Andra Beltz
New training tools are used for European civic education. Embracing an initiative of the European Parliament, the European Commission’s Taxation and Customs Union Directorate-General - DG TAXUD - launched the project TAXEDU - "Digital Tax Education for young people in Europe" (https://europa.eu/taxedu/).
The project is meant to improve tax education for European children, teenagers and young adults. Information is conveyed through games, e-learning

| 21 November 2017 |

By Jerom Bolt
Oracle Romania is the largest in Europe, being among the top five largest subsidiaries in the world, according to zf.ro. Over the last 5-6 years, Oracle has been named the year's most wanted employer in Romania, not just in the IT industry, but in all - financial, oil, gas and other.
Oracle Romania, the local subsidiary of the American giant of the same name, has now reached more than 4,500 employees, the center from Romania being in the top five of the

| 30 October 2017 |

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