1ClickFactory, based in Vilnius, Lithuania and QBS Group, headquartered in Leusden, Netherlands announced today that they will merge and become one team, one organization moving forward. The collaboration between QBS Group and 1ClickFactory started back in 2017 and over time the teams worked closer and closer together to provide unique services to Dynamics partners.
Both 1ClickFactory and are 100% owned by The IT Channel Company, headquartered in Leusden, Netherlands as well. For the time being, both companies will operate and engage partners through their current branding.
“With this merger we can bring more value to our Dynamics partners even faster as all services – from license transaction, business development, enablement, migrations and IP development – will come from a single source. For our people it will provide more career opportunities and give them an optimal environment to drive a positive impact to the Dynamics Partner community” says Louis Rustenhoven, chairman of the IT Channel Company. The offices for the new company will remain in Vilnius, Leusden, Hamburg, Cardiff, Madrid and Copenhagen.
“Together with our partners, we are placing a big bet on Microsoft Dynamics 365 and the Microsoft Cloud. Microsoft has a strong partner commitment on a global scale and as a joined company, we want to support partners in the Dynamics ecosystem to take advantage of the Microsoft Cloud and be even more successful.” Says Michael Hartmann, CEO of QBS Group. The new identity of the joined company has yet to be published, but partners already anticipate the advantage for their business. “We did enjoy services from QBS Group and 1ClickFactory in the past and they did help us to accelerate our cloud transition, so we are looking forward to have a more comprehensive offering for Dynamics partners in the future” says Paul White, Executive Chairman of The NAV / 365 People, a partner in the U.K..
“Both QBS Group and 1ClickFactory have been critical success factors for Microsoft’s Dynamics Small and Medium Business approach in the past. Now that both companies will become one, they can create great experiences for partners and customers, so this is fantastic news for entire Dynamics eco-system” says Mike Morton, General Manager of Dynamics 365 Business Central at Microsoft Corp. The teams will come together as of September 1st 2021 and the new company will then go-to-market with a new brand, early 2022. Inga Sartauskaite and Agne Balkeviciute will stay as key stakeholders in the relationship with Microsoft in the CEE.