Computools Brand History

The history of the brand ‘Computools’ is the path of success, transformation and innovation, which began in 2000.

Brand "Computools" foundation
2000–2001
First Steps

Computools Brand was founded on March 24, 2000, by Canadian network engineer and veteran, Roger Marion (former Bell Canada, Pratt & Whitney, Genicom, RRSSS Québec (Health Ministry) network engineer).

Computools Brand started as a network consulting firm working as Technical Sales Advisor in the Network Division at Northwest Digital. Early 2001, the company represented as acting CEO for North American operations for a French company (Perform S.A. – Aix-en-Provence) based in Washington, DC, which got acquired a few months later by BMC Software. The company then worked for BMC Software as Geo/Manager in the Networking Division with offices in Montréal, Chicago, Washington and Houston.

2002–2006
Period of opportunities and challenges

In 2002, the brand had the most amazing challenging opportunity to develop international channel partnerships for a network management company based in Raleigh, NC (Oculan Corp) where the team had great success in working with management team Steve Giles (CEO), Luke Rindfuss (CSO) and Darrek Porter (Marketing). It gave the opportunity to establish important business partners for the Computools almost everywhere on the planet.

The same year, Computools Brand joined efforts with Italian software company Look@LAN (founded by Carlo Medas) to develop quality networking products (such as Look@LAN Pro and Look@NetStat). In 2002, Computools Brand, under Roger Marion, founded the Lavalys Consulting Group company. Lavalys, with its EVEREST line of products, became successful overnight. Lavalys had over 250 business partners and millions of EVEREST customers all around the globe with at its peak, offices in Canada, USA, Trinidad Tobago, UK, France, Hungary, Ukraine, and Singapore.

2006–2012
Period of sustainable development

In 2006 Computools Brand fully entered the network management (SNMP QuickStat), high encryption (SSH Server, EDS, PRTC) and security software (Sentinel, Kali, Hathor) development business with a partnership with SSS Ukraine.

Lavalys company stopped operating in 2012.

Computools company journey
2013 -2015
PERIOD OF COMPUTOOLS COMPANY FORMATION

Computools was founded in 2013 by Sergey Timchuk and in a short time became a reliable provider of innovative software solutions for IT companies in the USA, Israel, Great Britain, Norway, and other regions. The active and stable development of the company, combined with a competent personnel policy, made it possible to assemble and unite a coordinated team of experts.

From the very beginning, the company’s founder took control of the software development department in order to create at Computools a high level of quality IT solutions for customers.

2015 - 2017
ERA OF TRANSFORMATION

By the end of 2015, the company employed 34 IT specialists. In 2016, the staff increased to 49 and the company opened another office in Kyiv (Ukraine). The next year, 2017, was a year of breakthrough growth and development of Computools: the number of employees increased to 99, representative offices were also opened in London (Great Britain) and Tel Aviv (Israel).

2017 - 2018
ERA OF ACTIVE GROWTH AND INNOVATIONS

In 2018, in an effort to provide the best service for customers, Computools constantly developed and raised specialists within the company: employees underwent the necessary training, and the staff was supplemented by new experts (competent employees). Large global brands appeared in the Computools customer list, and the range of services has expanded significantly.

In 2018, 137 IT specialists worked at Computools, and in the same year, a representative office was opened in the United States.

2019
ERA OF INTERNAL TRANSFORMATIONS AND PROGRESSIVE DEVELOPMENT SOLUTIONS

In mid-2019, CMS Games LLC joined Computools LLC to successfully implement joint projects in the field of online game development.

In 2019, the company has more than 180 IT specialists and representative offices in Philadelphia, San Francisco (USA) and Melbourne (Australia), as well as already opened and successfully operating offices in Kyiv, Zaporizhzhia (Ukraine), London (Great Britain), Tel Aviv (Israel).

Computools LLC is a member of international associations: IT Ukraine Association, Enterprise Europe Network, Canada-Ukraine Trade and Investment Support project – CUTIS, Norwegian-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce (NUCC), Australia-Ukraine chamber of commerce.