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  • Franz Honner, owner
  • Rainer Francisi, owner
  • Matthias Kraft, managing director IT-Services
  • Headquarters in Weinstadt
  • The Remstal

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About us

Founded in 1991
Owners: Franz Honner, Rainer Francisi
Managing directors: Franz Honner, Rainer Francisi, Matthias Kraft
More than 250 employees

Business units

IT services:

Europe-wide support of customers by qualified premium IT services and solutions - from consultation to implementation.

> Learn more about audius IT services

Business Software:

Solutions for service management, mobility, taxation and cash-desk software for cities and municipalities.

> Learn more about audius Business Software

 

Sites

Headquarters in Weinstadt, Germany

Location Paderborn, Germany

Location Budapest, Ungarn

 

Project sites worldwide

Certification

Both the business unit "Business Software" and the business unit "IT services" with the associated back-office functions are ISO 9001:2008 certified.

Awards

Gütesiegel Top 100:
2 times in a row audius was awarded as one of the most innovative medium-sized companies in Germany - even once we made it into the top 5 score

Fujitsu supplier of the year award „Customer Focus“:

Award for the best solution on the part of customers, purchasers and suppliers

Best of „initiative mittelstand":

Our mobile solution "dashface" was awarded by the IT innovation prize in the Apps category

Our philosophy

Technological expertise, established practical experience and intense discussions with our customers are the basis of tailor-made solutions for optimizing business processes.

We rely continuously on state-of-the-art technologies and best practices. Act and react in direct personal contact with our customer - possible at any time due to our lean organizational structures and efficient decision-making processes.

We rely on the highest quality standards throughout the entire company. Before an audius solution is implemented at the customer's, it passes through strict testing procedures, field tests and additional checks.

In doing so our customers receive 100% reliable products and applications. Of course, our commitment to maximum quality is certified and has already been awarded multiple times.

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The history of audius

We're something special in our industry: As one of the leading medium-sized IT and software companies in Germany, we have always been owner-managed.

Join us on a little tour from the beginnings of audius to the present day. That this journey is not coming to an end goes without saying. Even in the upcoming years we will grow rapidly - together with our customers and employees.

1991

Founded as "Komma Vertriebsgesellschaft mbH" by Rainer Francisi, Peter Schiek, Udo Schäfer and Bernd Krautter in Schwaikheim, Germany. Business focus: Sales and distribution of office and telecommunications equipment, software development and sales, hardware sales, system planning and training

1992

Implementation of our first customer projects with our "audius" software developed under MS-DOS. The name was taken from the field of application: Customer service support systems, called "Außendienstunterstützungssystem" in German

1993

First certification as a Microsoft Solution Provider; to date audius is a "Microsoft Solution Provider Gold"

1994

The company changes its name to "VCA Softwareentwicklungs GmbH" with an accompanying expansion to its facilities. The "audius" software is delivered to its first customers in a Windows-based format.

1998

Franz Honner becomes the Managing Director of "VCA Softwareentwicklung GmbH" alongside Rainer Francisi. Thereby the field of activity was extended by the business unit IT services.

2000

The company changes its name again in the current "audius GmbH". The number of employees reaches about 60. The same year, Prime Minister Erwin Teufel visits the audius booth at the opening of the CeBIT trade show.

2001

Hence the entire audius product family is developed using the .NET framework.

2002

Move to the current corporate headquarters in Weinstadt, Germany. Two weeks after Microsoft officially releases .NET, the audius software is delivered to the first customers.

2008

Acquisition of the company "Kompayment". This expands audius Group's field of activities to include government authorities. Over the course of the year, the IT service business unit is realigned to better meet current market needs and adapt to growth.

2010

The newly developed "ZwStV.net" software product is delivered to the first municipalities. The internal professional development program, "UpSkill", is launched. This program offers new occupational in-house seminars every year to all employees.

2011

Expansion to Hungary: Founding of "audius IT-Service Kft." in Budapest. Launch of the first release of aksa.net – software for taxes and duties for municipal administrations. New product development in the unit "Business Software": The "dashface" mobility platform is delivered to its first customers.

2013

Set-up of a national and international partner program in the area of Business Software. audius continues on its road to success after years of continuous growth; the company now employs a staff of more than 250.

2015

Expansion of the audius group by incorporating the ROTON IT-Service GmbH and ROTON Unternehmensberatung GmbH. The ROTON Group supplements the audius' range of services by its business units in a perfect way. Thereby ROTON contributes significantly to the further expansion of the audius Group.

Continuity in terms of customers and staff is the crucial factor of audius' business strategy. Hence ROTON remains as an independent company under its current name.

More information about ROTON: www.roton.de

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