N-iX started out in 2002 as a product startup by two Ukrainian programmers and a German partner who came up with an idea to make software for Linux that would allow users to work with two Novell products, NetWare and GroupWise. In 2003, the technology was noticed and acquired by Novell, and N-iX continued to work with Novell developing the product further up to 2010. Therefore, Novell became the first company N-iX set up dedicated development center for. The success of this cooperation has inspired dozens of similar partnerships with some of the leading technology companies in Western Europe and North America in the next 13 years.
N-iX opened a development office in Kyiv.
N-iX became an authorized regional partner of OpenText, Canada’s largest software company and the most important SAP partner. The team of OpenText technical consultants at N-iX has been working in close cooperation with OpenText Professional Services team for eight years, and now it independently delivers product integration and support services.
Since the beginning of 2015, N-iX established long-term partnership with 8 companies. One of them is Cure Forward, a US-based biotech startup aimed at changing traditional approach to cancer treatment by using genomic testing data. Among others are: Mobile Trading Partners, a London-based company that delivers mobile apps, website UIs and widgets with a particular focus on FX; HotSchedules, an American company providing labor management solution in the restaurant industry and Linex Systems, a UK company, providing solution for current awareness management.
Besides this, N-iX started collaboration with a Norwegian media group Schibsted in the area of web and mobile development and was engaged in several gaming projects.
N-iX also started partnership with an established telecom company operating in 8 European countries and providing wide range of services to migrant communities.
N-iX developed and released an online booking platform together with and for Book2Meet. The platform allows users to find a meeting space that is close to them whether they are looking for a business centre, a meeting room in a hotel, or the hidden gem of the city.
N-iX started collaboration with 8 new companies that work in industries ranging from Financial Services and Communications to Document Processing. The companies include Orbus Software, Kodime, Top Connect, Debreuck Neirynck, b-to-v, Agilis, Addoro and Spamdrain. Client geography includes the UK, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Sweden and the Baltics.
N-iX started collaboration with Currency Cloud, a UK financial technology company that owns and operates international payments technology platform. The platform delivers FX conversion and payments as a cloud based web service and allows its customers to deliver any foreign exchange payments related service to one another simpler and at a lower cost than regular service providers.
N-iX partnered with Schad, the owner of a technology that integrates IBM knowledge management system and meter data to monitor and control various processes from a cell phone.
N-iX set up a team of developers for a US technology media startup that is building a powerful, cutting-edge platform that instantly connects people everywhere with thousands of professional journalists and original news content providers, fostering quality journalism and enabling faster, more effective decisions.
N-iX started collaboration with Book2Meet, a Belgian company that makes meeting rooms bookable online.
N-ix celebrates its 10 year anniversary.
DDC model proves its efficiency and expectations since major Dedicated Development Teams during the N-iX history keep their growth. Due to constant development of projects the N-iX team grows to more than 140 professionals.
In the upcoming year N-iX anticipates an increase in teams and the rise of new interesting projects to gain new experience and expertise.
The largest Canadian software development company, OpenText, becomes an N-iX customer.
Having mobile expertise, N-iX is selected by OpenText Mobile to run outsource services for its new acquisition breakthrough technology, Mobile Wave Platform.
Along with big Clients services start grow and projects evolve. Because of products’ complexity increase a possibility of inaccuracy and bugs. In order to maintain quality of services, N-iX opens a Test House. Test house consolidates of all the projects’ test teams under the same standards and methods to maintain consistency and structure among N-iX products.
Apart of core activities N-iX focuses on innovations and this passion leads company to new experience with startups. As a result this year brings 2 new startup Clients: Recorded Future and Meshin, a Xerox Funded Startup at Palo Alto Research Centre. Two new startup clients begin partnerships with N-iX – Recorded Future and Meshin, a Xerox Funded Startup at Palo Alto Research Centre.
N-iX starts collaboration with innovative projects and invests into startups from US and Europe. Innovative application for mobile devices ThickButtons comes on the stage.
Besides startups, N-iX launches the Professional Services Team for implementation of design for complete architecture of complex systems – Genpact. This client helps to define the business-model for own business operations based on the “Cost+” approach.
N-iX enters a brand new market of house controlling system (a.k.a. smart house systems). The first 6 months pass very intensively: new office in Sweden, participation in CEBIT and various expositions representing expertise.
N-iX enters deep into financial domain through the development of services and extension of relations with stock-exchange projects.
N-iX focuses on the existing Clients. Big attention is devoted to the quality of Services that were integrated through last two years. N-iX makes a strong accent to management competencies. As a result in one year N-iX becomes a Microsoft Certified Partner and SUN Associated Partner for its outstanding performance.
High-tech focus brings N-iX new projects based on most progressive technologies of hardware architecture. Extremely complex technologies requires from N-iX proof of the professional expertise.
N-iX invests into R&D growth and this enables the company to gain competencies in high-tech services delivery.
Culture of innovations that is constantly cultivated at N-iX brings new interesting high-tech nearshore project from Mediornet an Austrian hardware engineering company.
N-iX manages to finalize the delivery of full-cycle development services and starts Support Engineering Service of 2nd and 3rd lines with StreamServe.
N-iX initiates transformation of the business model into the Cost+ to provide customers with easy and transparent explanations of the value and cost of their projects.
New services such as Professional Services, QA and Maintenance are added into the R&D team of StreamServe at N-iX.
Dynamic development of relations with StreamServe makes N-iX launch the brand new service, Professional Services Crew for StreamServe.
N-iX starts implementation of Scandinavian business standards and approaches towards business management. This decision helps N-iX to grow with 2 new Scandinavian Clients.
By the reference from VP of Novell N-iX starts collaboration with StreamServe (now part of OpenText), a Swedish document presenter provider, and launches the long-term Dedicated Development Centre.
This event shapes the whole future for N-iX , changing the focus of the company from simple software development to the model of Dedicated Development Centers. This transformation leads to impressive list of short-term software and hardware projects accomplished.
N-iX enters into the financial domain with MyForexApplication by Finatek Dedicated Development Centre which allows nearly real-time processing and handling hundreds of messages.
First positive references appear and N-iX starts cooperation with new Customers to develop high-tech engineering solutions.
N-iX launches Products Development Laboratory to research and produce solutions together with improvements for business processes. One of the initial products is a CD running N-iX Linux with connection to NetWare service.
Novellix (later N-iX) fully elaborated the software and made the prototype available for downloading within half a year. This was noticed by the management at Novell, who had long ago seen the trend and had been developing a strategy to approach Linux. Novell decided to acquire the technology and to develop it further with the development team at Novellix (later renamed for N-iX at Novell’s request).
Therefore, Novell becomes the first company to partner with N-iX according the Dedicated Development Team/Center model.
Three partners started Novellix (later N-iX) in an attempt to create software for Linux that would allow to work with Novell NetWare® and GroupWise®. They name the company Novellix, combining words Novell and Linux.