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- ActivityCloud-based learning & development solutions
- Date03 September 2019
- CountryNorway - Netherlands
Norwegian Visma Group acquires Dutch Learning & Development cloud solution provider PlusPort
With over 15 years of experience, PlusPort delivers software and services for training, certification and E-learning to professional users. Sublabel SafetyPort delivers software and services for Risk Mitigation. Based in the Netherlands, PlusPort LMS operates worldwide in over 19 languages to support customers. PlusPort serves more than 975,000 users in over 17,000 customers and handling over 3.2 million of trained hours and over 750,000 transactions yearly, PlusPort is a leading supplier of LMS & Compliance software and E-learning, mobile learning and AR/VR-learning. The PlusPort platform offers a state-of-the-art cloud solution that seamlessly integrates into any IT landscape. Secure, scalable and reliable are the core values in our customer service delivery on a 24/7 basis.
Visma provides software that digitises core business processes for companies in the private and public sector. The Visma Group operates in the entire Nordic region along with Benelux, Eastern and Central Europe and Latin America. With over 9,500 employees, 900,000 customers and net revenue of EUR 1,199 million in 2018, Visma is one of Europe's leading software companies.
Visma's software offerings in the Dutch market include financial management, HRM, procurement and eGovernment solutions. In addition to Visma Connect and Visma Software, several well-known trademarks like Raet, Roxit, ProActive, Davilex, Idella and Pinkweb are part of the Visma group. Visma became the title sponsor of Team Jumbo-Visma, one of the world’s top cycling and speed skating teams, in January 2019.
Visma's presence in the Dutch market has grown exponentially over the last 12 months. The company’s software offerings in the Dutch market include financial management, HRM, procurement and eGovernment solutions. In addition to Visma Connect (EBPI) and Visma Software, several well-known trademarks like Raet, Roxit, ProActive, Davilex, Idella and Pinkweb are part of the Visma group.
Plusport delivers learning and development cloud solutions. Their solutions are used by over 975,000 professionals, making PlusPort the Dutch market leader in cloud-based learning and certification services. Customers can employ the PlusPort platform on a worldwide scale, and the number of active users ranges from 100 to over 35,000 active users per customer portal across many industries. Its sublabel SafetyPort delivers cloud-based Risk Mitigation Systems where customers register and analyse incidents and manage corrective actions to mitigate risk.
"We are delighted to welcome PlusPort into the Visma family. The products and services offered by PlusPort are an excellent addition to our national and international portfolio. This strengthens our position as a leading cloud software provider in the Netherlands and international markets,” said Carsten Boje Møller, Division Director of Visma Custom Solutions.
"We look forward to developing our proposition under the ownership of a strong organisation like Visma. This is a natural and important step for PlusPort going forward. We can now realise our ambition to deliver the best products and services in a faster and more stable way. By enriching our team with the experience and knowledge from the Visma group, we can even better to the needs of our customers,” says Ron Bruijn, Director of PlusPort.