Locked content Polish IT experts win world cybersecurity contest

A Polish team of computer scientists won the general classification of an international cybersecurity contest “Capture the Flag,” beating their competitors from Japan, the US, Russia and Germany, TVN24 reported. Polish team, dubbed “Dragon Sector,” competed in 33 tournaments, winning seven of them a...

Locked content Sii to employ another 1,000 people

IT company Sii will expand its employment to 2,400 people in eight branches, Puls Biznesu daily reported. The firm’s revenues amounted to PLN 238 million and profits were valued at PLN 23 million. This performance was related to gaining new customers abroad, like one London financial products provid...

Locked content Elzab joins forces with Comp

Cash register producer Elzab has acquired a 47 percent stake in IT firm Comp Centrum Innowacji (CCI), the companies said in their statements on Tuesday. They have also agreed to cooperate in crating an integrated sales platform. The sales platform is a tool that will allow for add-on functions on ca...

Locked content Asseco to buy Unizeto Technologies

Poland’s largest IT company Asseco Poland has signed a letter of intent on the acquisition of 51 percent in local peer Unizeto Technologies, the company said in a statement on Monday. The agreed price is PLN 22.4 million. The buyer will perform due diligence at Unizeto before concluding the final sh...

Locked content Luxoft to double employment in Poland

The Polish subsidiary of global IT outsourcing services firm Luxoft plans to double its employment in Poland by the end of 2015, the company said in a press release on Thursday. Luxoft has recently opened a new office in Kraków. It currently employs more than 600 IT specialists in Kraków and Wrocław...

Locked content Fewer public sector orders expected in IT sector

Next year may be difficult for IT sector firms working mostly for the public sector, Asseco Poland deputy CEO Przemysław Borzestowski told the Polish Press Agency in an interview. Expenses in the public sector will decline significantly, he said. Orders will be reduced compared to the previous four ...

Locked content Polish teens exhibit computer wizardry

Polish middle school students have performed very well in a recent International Computer and Information Literacy Study conducted by the Educational Research Institute, reported IAR. Tasks included simple email address recognition to text analysis, programming and graphic design. Students from the ...

Locked content Asseco Poland mulling acquisitions

Poland’s largest IT services company Asseco Poland is not working on any major takeovers but it is analyzing opportunities on the Czech and Slovak markets, the company’s deputy CEO Marek Panek was quoted as saying by the Polish Press Agency. “We will try to buy something attractive there, but not at...

Locked content Indata Software to raise PLN 40 mln in IPO

NewConnect-listed IT services company Indata Software plans to raise PLN 40 million in an IPO on the main market Warsaw Stock Exchange, the company said in a statement on Wednesday. It has already submitted an issue prospectus to the Financial Supervision Authority. The company’s CEO Grzegorz Czapla...

Locked content Comarch eyes expansion in Spain and Latin America

Polish IT group Comarch has opened an office in Madrid, the company said in a statement on Monday evening. The unit is meant to be an outpost for expansion both in Spain and in Latin America. The Madrid office will focus on potential customers from the financial, telecommunication, services  and com...