28 March 2012 - Planon – the leading global provider of Real Estate & FM software solutions – extends its 25-year record of profitable growth with a 25% increase in overall revenue for 2011, including a 24% increase in software sales.
Revenue growth was driven by exceptional performance in the UK, US and Central European markets. In 2011, Planon welcomed 56 new clients, including Unilever, Total Oil and U.S. Bank.
Planon’s leadership in innovation and technology is anchored by its commitment to invest 20% of its annual revenues in R&D, spearheaded by an international team of 118 product management and development professionals.
In addition to a strong financial performance, the company also completed a number of strategic initiatives to position it for even stronger growth in 2012. These include:
- The successful acquisition and integration of Site Alpha, a leading global provider of cloud based Facility Management solutions with offices in Paris and Montreal
- The opening of additional offices in Austria and Singapore which bring the total Planon workforce to more than 400 employees
- The expansion of the existing Planon office in Hyderabad, India
- The launch of Planon Accelerator – a powerful, yet easy to implement, solution that brings together the best practices from over 1,800 successful client implementations
Additionally, Planon is proud to be named in the leader’s quadrant in Gartner’s latest Integrated Workplace Management Systems Magic Quadrant. This is the third time Planon has been given this prestigious ranking.
According to Gartner, “Leaders have strength in applications and platform technology, demonstrate a high level of quality in product reliability and service, have strong operational and organisational capabilities and financial stability, have a global reach and offer a strong vision of customer needs, reflected in a robust development roadmap.”