A Forge of Innovation With a 30-Year Tradition

 

2016   Acquisition of the Unify Group, including the cycos AG, by Atos SE

2015   Delisting

2014   The product "mrs" reached its End of Service on October 31st, 2014.

2013   Announcement of "Project Ansible" by Unify (formerly SEN). cycos is involved in the development.

2012   The product "mrs" reached ist End of Life on October 31st, 2012.

2011   The cycos AG initiated the phase out of the product "mrs" and started the change to a service company.

2011   The cycos AG has been named center of competence for Unified Communications applications of Siemens Enterprise Communications GmbH & Co. KG (SEN).

2009   Siemens Enterprise Networks Group (SEN Group) assumed the operating sales and service business as well as the foreign subsidiaries of cycos.

2008  

With mrs Vanguard, cycos brings the most comprehensive software suite for Unified Communications on to the market.

Accorrding to a study by MZA - marketing consultants specializing in the IT and telecommunications industries - cycos AG is the market leader in Western Europe for Unified Messaging solutions. (Study: "The Western European UC Applications Market Competitive Environment - 2008 Edition".)

2007   cycos founds foreign subsidiaries in Spain and Italy - the Cycos Spain S.L.U. and the Cycos Italia S.R.L.

2007   At the Annual General Meeting the shareholders approve the conclusion of a Domination and Profit Transfer Agreement with the CHG KG.

2007   In a comparison study by ComConsult, cycos mrs emerges as the clear winner for Unified Communications solutions.

2006   cycos mrs receives the Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Differentiation Innovation in the Unified Messaging and Communications market; at CeBIT, cycos presents a prototype of the first communications suite for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 in the world; support for portals and SOA solutions is extended.

2005   cycos ends its best year in the history of the company; sales rise to 20.67 million europs, the number of employees to more than 200; internationalization is well under way; mrs 6 and the Caller Guide with "Find-me-Follow-me" function are launched on to the market; the HKS "listener contact system" for radio stations, developed in cooperation with DREFA, wins an award from Corporate Media.

2004   Start of the cyCHANGE project: Sales is strengthened; the entire company puts its focus on the market; opening of new markets, and internationalization; cycos is number 49 in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50.

2003   Takeover by Siemens AG as majority shareholder.

2002   cycos founds a foreign subisidary in France - the Cycos France S.A.S.

2000   Multimedia Contact Center enters the market; takeover of Dolphin Communication Technologies GmbH; takeover of Maier B├╝rokommunikationssysteme GmbH, cycos AG goes public.

1999   PP-COM GmbH becomes cycos AG.

1998   The Unified Messaging server mrs wins the Byte Award '98.

1995   Launching of the new Unified Messaging server mrs (multimedia Routing Software) for ISDN under Windows NT for the software platforms Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Notes and SAP R/3.

1994   Presentation of the NVS message routing system, the first Unified Messaging system with integrated text, fax and voice mail for phone and PC, at CeBIT.

1991   The company is renamed PP-COM Telecommunications + Networking GmbH and concentrates all its activities on telecommunications.

1988   The "Communications Software" business unit is started, with text/fax Server development on VAX computers from Digital Equipment.

1984   Pfleiderer + Partner Ing. GmbH is set up.