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About Advania

Advania is “The tech company with people at heart”, operating across Sweden, Norway, UK, Iceland, Finland and Denmark. With over 5,000 talents, we offer Managed services, Hardware and Software, and Professional Services to clients in both private and public sectors. Our primary goal isn't just about technology; it's about empowering people to create sustainable value. 

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“Advania's goal is to be the most preferred Northern European IT service provider, where our decentralised business model, our focus on the customer and our willingness to always prioritise long-term relationships may continue to evolve.”
Sustainability report 2022 WEB
OUR PURPOSE

Empower people to create sustainable
value with the clever use of technology

Our role in society and for customers is to  empower people to create sustainable value with the clever use of technology. This stems from our belief that sustainable social development depends on this, and so does continued success for our customers.

The history of Advania

  • 1939

    Our journey begins in Iceland

    Advania's roots go back to 1939, when an Icelandic entrepreneur founded an office equipment workshop in Reykjavik. Over the following decades, three separate branches were developed in three Nordic countries: Iceland, Sweden and Norway.

  • 1972

    Welcome DataPoint

    Advania Sweden's journey starts when DataPoint Svenska AB is formed in Iceland with our current organisation number.

  • 2000

    Welcome Novada Systems and Nordic Edge

    Novada System is integrated into the company with its 30 employees. Shortly thereafter, DataPoint acquires the company Nordic Edge with its 15 employees.

  • 2003

    Kerfi is formed

    DataPoint and competitor Virtus merge to form Kerfi AB.

  • 2012

    The name Advania is launched

    In 2011 the decision is made to go Nordic and on April 4th 2012 Advania AB is launched when Iceland, Norway and Sweden are merged. The name Advania comes from the English Advantage - we create advantages for our customers.

  • 2015

    Advania becomes a Swedish company

    Advania becomes fully Swedish owned when Swedish investors, Nordic Mezzanine, and the management buy Advania.

  • 2016

    Welcome Knowledge Factory

    Knowledge Factory is acquired with 30 employees with operations in both Sweden and Norway.

  • 2017

    Caperio is acquired

    The group structure is changed and Advania AB becomes Advania Sverige AB - the name we have today. In the same year Caperio with its 150 employees is acquired, with the aim of strengthening the client and data centre business.

  • 2018

    Advania increases shares

    Via Equity acquires 30% of the shares in Advania, pro rata from the current owners.

  • 2019

    Establishment in Finland

    Advania establishes itself in Finland through the acquisition of Vintor and broadens its offering in Norway through the acquisition of Itello.

  • 2020

    We become a true Nordic company

    Accountor ICT in Finland and Kompetera A/S in Denmark are acquired. Advania is now a complete Nordic player with local presence in each country.

  • 2021

    One of the largest and fastest growing IT services companies in the Nordics

    Advania acquires Hi5 and its 65 employees, thereby strengthening its presence in northern Sweden with offices in Luleå and Umeå. Advania acquires Visolit and becomes one of the largest and fastest growing IT services companies in the Nordic region, with a total turnover of over SEK 9 billion and 2500 employees. Shortly thereafter, the UK cloud specialist Content+Cloud is acquired, marking the first strategic expansion outside the Nordic region.

Short facts

Advania in numbers

Our employees, customers and partners are located throughout Northern Europe. The possibilities are endless!

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Unleash the power in the organisation

The Advania Management Team

Our people are the most important thing we have and our leaders' mission is to unleash the power of the organisation every day, every week, every month and year after year.

Our difference is you

We are constantly working to gather and develop the absolute best individuals in the industry.