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Version 1

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Area served  Ireland UK
Founded  1996
Website  www.version1.com
Number of employees  700 (April 2015)
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Industry  Professional services Technology services
Key people  Justin Keatinge (CEO) Tom O'Connor (COO) Jarlath Dooley (HR & Operations Director) Andrew Bourg (Director) Cecil Hayes (Non-Executive Chairman)
Services  Management consulting, Managed services, Software development, Outsourcing
Revenue  € 36 million (2013) € 56.9 million (2014)
Headquarters  Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Subsidiaries  Prose, Patech Solutions Limited, Rocela Limited
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Version 1 is an international management consulting, managed services, software development, and outsourcing company. Established in 1996 by Justin Keatinge and John Mullen, its registered headquarters are in Dublin, Ireland.

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Formation

Established in Dublin, Ireland in 1996 by CEO Justin Keatinge and John Mullen, Version 1 began with two employees and revenues of €60,000. By the following year, Version 1 had five employees and revenues of €300,000. By the end of 1999, Version 1 had 16 employees; had branched into the UK market; and achieved revenues of €1m. In 2000, Version 1 established their Managed Services practice and, in 2002, was listed in the Deloitte & Touche Ireland Technology Fast 50. By the end of 2006, Version 1 had more than 100 employees and reached annual revenues of €10m.

In the years leading up to 2011, Version 1 acquired Prose Software; appointed Anthuan Xavier Chairman; acquired PM Centrix; opened their Cork, Ireland office; became the first Oracle Platinum Partner in Ireland; was named in the Deloitte Fast 50; employed more than 150 professionals; and reached annual revenues of €17.5m.

By the end of 2012, Version 1 had opened its current Dublin City Centre headquarters; established its Oracle Centre of Excellence in Belfast, Northern Ireland; was awarded Microsoft Partner of the Year; became the first European organization to achieve ISO 20000-1:2011 accreditation; was awarded Company of the Year at the ICT Excellence Awards; was recognized as an Amazon Web Services Consulting Partner and a Deloitte Best Managed Company; received its first recognition as a Great Place to Work®; won the Private Sector IT Project of the Year award; and reached annual revenues of €30m.

In 2014, Version 1 opened its London, UK office; expanded its Belfast, NI office; acquired UK-based Tieto Corporation; was recognized as one of the top 50 workplaces in Europe; acquired UK-based Rocela Group; was recognized as a Deloitte Best Managed Company; acquired UK-based Patech Solutions; had a total of eight international offices employing more than 500 consultants; and reached annual revenues of €60m.

Community Trust

In 2014, Version 1 initiated a Community Trust program, which supports local and global charitable and sports organizations. Grants are given out to 10 or more worthy causes four times a year, ranging in value from €500 to €5,000. Each quarter, video entries are open to a public vote that determines which causes receive the grants available. Voting takes place on the Version 1 Facebook site. One 2015 winner was DEBRA Ireland, which won a grant of €3,500.

2010

  • 23 February 2010 - First Oracle Platinum Partner in Ireland
  • 2011

  • 21 October 2011 - Justin Keatinge (CEO), Finalist, 2011 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Programme
  • 10 August 2011 - First Company in Ireland awarded ISO/IEC 20000-1 Certification
  • 19 July 2011 - Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for Ireland (Microsoft Ireland)
  • 20 May 2011 - IT Company of the Year (ICT Excellence Awards)
  • 20 May 2011 - IT Team of the Year, with ClaimVantage (ICT Excellence Awards)
  • 2012

  • 18 May 2012 - Private Sector IT Project of the Year (ICT Excellence Awards)
  • 29 March 2012 - HR Leadership and Innovation Award of Distinction (CIPD Ireland)
  • 5 March 2012 - Best Managed Company (Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards Programme)
  • 24 February 2012 - Best Large Workplaces in Ireland (Great Place to Work®)
  • 2013

  • 4 October 2013 - Silver Winner, Database Partner of the Year (UK Oracle User Group Partner of the Year Awards)
  • 28 June 2013 - Top 50 Best Workplaces in Europe (Great Place to Work®)
  • 17 May 2013 - IT Team of the Year, with FBD (ICT Excellence Awards)
  • 8 March 2013 - Top 5 Best Large Workplaces in Ireland (Great Place to Work®)
  • 1 March 2013 - Best Managed Company (Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards Programme)
  • 2014

  • 8 December 2014 - Overall Winner, Excellence in People Development Awards (National Standards Authority of Ireland, with CIPD Ireland)
  • 24 October 2014 - Bronze Winner, E-Business Suite Partner of the Year (UK Oracle User Group Partner of the Year Awards)
  • 4 September 2014 - National Champion for European Business (European Business Awards)
  • 16 May 2014 - Company of the Year (ICT Excellence Awards)
  • 30 June 2014 - Top 50 Best Workplaces in Europe (Great Place to Work®)
  • 10 March 2014 - Best Managed Company (Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards Programme)
  • 27 February 2014 - Top 3 Best Large Workplaces in Ireland (Great Place to Work®)
  • 2015

  • 20 March 2015 - Oracle Ireland Partner of the Year and Specialized Partner of the Year: Oracle Database (Oracle UKI Specialized Partner Awards)
  • 6 March 2015 - Gold Standard Deloitte Best Managed Companies (Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards Programme)
  • 26 February 2015 - Top 5 Best Large Workplaces in Ireland (Great Place to Work®)
  • 19 February 2015 - Best Use of CSR in HR (HR Leadership & Management Awards)
  • 11 February 2015 - One of 10 finalists for The Business of the Year Award with Turnover of €26-150m category and Ruban d’Honneur recipient (European Business Awards)
  • References

    Version 1 Wikipedia


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