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Computools Brand History

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

Brand "Computools"

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 Technology 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.

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.

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 Sergii Tymchuk 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.

Era of Internal Transformation and Progressive Development Solutions

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

In 2020, Computools aims to deliver superior software solutions to customers and provide expert IT consulting in design, engineering, operating, and optimization. Computools’ efforts were highly valued and awarded.

Computools was featured in the 2020 Global Outsourcing 100 List by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP).

IT World Awards, part of the SVUS Awards recognition program from Silicon Valley in the USA, named Computools a Gold Winner in the Best IT Services category.

In 2020, Computools exceeded 200 IT specialists and now has representative offices in Philadelphia, San Francisco (USA) and Melbourne (Australia), as well as fully-operational offices in Kyiv, Zaporizhzhia (Ukraine), London (Great Britain), Tel Aviv (Israel).

Computools is a member of international associations: the 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.

Scaling global growth

In 2021, Computools rebranded and integrated a new strategy that included an all-encompassing transformation, from a new logo and identity to communication. A visual representation of the company was synchronized with the company's internal positioning, reflecting its maturity, dedication, and principles.

Computools opened a new office in Poland (Warsaw) in mid-2021. This allowed expanding the company’s professional growth in the international market, creating new jobs for ambitious and experienced employees, which contributes significantly to the success of the company’s clients.

Computools’ next step was to enter the Asian market. It is important for the company not only to expand geography-wise and become closer to its partners in Japan but also to transfer its experience and expertise to another region. Thanks to this, Computools continues its rapid growth and increases its global presence.

Computools become a member of the Japanese JASIPA Association.

In 2022, Computools continued to grow and reached a milestone of 250 and counting employees. The company proved its reliability in the global IT outsourcing market. The IAOP association put Computools on the 2022 Global Outsourcing 100 list; this was the second time Computools met IAOP selection criteria.

In 2022, the company established new offices in Poland: Wroclaw, Lodz, and Warsaw, to relocate employees from Ukraine and ensure their safety. In addition, Computools actively creates conditions for recruiting talents in new regions. This same year, the company opened new representative offices in Canada (Toronto), Georgia (Tbilisi), Japan (Nagoya), and Austria (Linz).

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